Food & Drink

When most private equity companies invest in restaurants, they take a piece of ownership based on providing capital. But inKind Financing, an Austin, Texas based restaurant financing and marketing firm, has found a way to provide capital for restaurants, without  taking any equity. It acquires food and beverage credits from the restaurant, prepaying for these goods.
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Part 1 in a series of how we drank for business or for fun, from a glass or a can, online or six feet apart. Many will remember 2020 as the year we rediscovered jigsaw puzzles, streamed a ton of movies, traded in hard pants for yoga pants (or for some, no pants), and maybe
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A reservation at Manhattan’s Carbone may be nearly impossible to secure, but the flavors of the esteemed Italian restaurant are getting a little closer to your palate. And pantry. A new consumer goods brand, Carbone Fine Food, will launch with a line of restaurant-quality pasta sauces, available to consumers on the East Coast. Years in
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You may keep an eye out for your city’s Restaurant Week every year, but have you heard of Black Restaurant Week? Founded in 2016 by Warren Luckett, Falayn Ferrell, and Derek Robinson, Black Restaurant Week is dedicated to celebrating African-American, African, and Caribbean cuisine through culinary events and promotional campaigns. This year, their calendar is
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Nearly a decade ago, Josh Tetrick was crashing on the couch in his friend Jill’s studio apartment, experimenting with plant-based ingredients in his quest to replace conventional eggs with a more sustainable option.  Tetrick spent his days testing ingredients using microwaveable muffin cups from Target TGT , cooking one experiment after another and comparing the
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If you look closely at a package of Wana Brands fast-acting cannabis gummies, you’re likely to notice that the product is certified as kosher. In fact, all of Wana’s products that are manufactured in Colorado have been certified by Whole Kosher Services, a company based in Houston. It is commonly understood that kosher refers to
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Nuro, the Mountain View, California, autonomous delivery startup, announced a new investment round from Chipotle and Woven Capital, a venture fund owned by Toyota Motor Corp. So we could see burritos delivered by Nuro’s R2 delivery wagons in the not-too-distant future. Last November Nuro said it raised $500 million from a group that included T.
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Another Easter Sunday in semi-quarantine. While New York has all but transformed itself with sidewalk seating and streeteries throughout the boroughs, takeout is still the safest, and most weather-reliable option to celebrate Easter Sunday. Plan ahead for Sunday, April 4 with these excellent New York City Easter takeout meals. Concord Hill Chef Guy Kairi at
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Ballast Point Brewing announced both good and bad news Tuesday, and your reaction may depend heavily on where you live. If you’re a fan of the San Diego-based brewery in the Midwest, you’ll likely be disappointed to learn that the Chicago brewpub that was supposed to close just temporarily in October because of COVID-19 will
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