- CHOCOLATE SHORTAGE?!?!?: Let’s not hold our breath just yet, folks. But Grub Street is reporting that cocoa plants around the world have been going through a rough patch lately. Because of that, consumers are paying a little more for it. But could there actually be a shortage of chocolate in the world from all of this, and what are some of the major companies doing about it? Read on, here.
A mish mosh of hot and cold food news in today’s roundup…
- JAMIE OLIVER SAYS, “HELLO FRESH”: It’s a movement that’s been sweeping the nation: food delivered to your home, but it’s not take out. Fresh ingredients come with a recipe card in a box at your doorstep, so you can make healthy meals at home without the fuss of shopping at the store. If you haven’t heard of these services yet, check out Plated, Blue Apron and Hello Fresh. Speaking of Hello Fresh, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is teaming up with the company to offer up healthy recipes you can easily make at home, The Daily Meal reports. Oliver says, “For me, HelloFresh makes cooking from scratch even easier. Their delivery of ingredients straight to people’s doors is a hugely convenient way for everyone to try my recipes.” And if you buy his boxes, some of the proceeds go to a great cause too! Check out all the details here.
- A LATTE TO TALK ABOUT, STARBUCKS: Latte lovers, rejoice. Starting tomorrow, you can opt away from the sweeter drinks at the ‘Bux for its new creation, the latte macchiato, multiple outlets, including POPSUGAR.com, are reporting. Its made with only two ingredients, with this drink being more milk based than espresso based. For more details, click here.
About a week ago, my dad and I decide to try a new restaurant in the neighborhood.
I thought it had been open for a little while, but to our surprise, the owner said it had only been open for a few days. We were then invited by the owner to its grand opening event, fast forward to today.
Lemongrass Asian Fusion is a BRAND NEW Asian restaurant hitting the scene in Mt. Sinai, Long Island.
(What a heading, right?!)
I’m fighting off a head cold this week, and one of the symptoms that comes with it a lot for me, is clogged ears / ear tube pain.