Food & Drink

North Carolina is famous for barbecue. And this summer, barbecue lovers have a new treat from Asheville, North Carolina-based Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn. Poppy has released its Summer BBQ Series celebrating three regional styles of American barbecue— including a tangy vinegary Carolina barbecue popcorn. Most snack food companies flavor their snacks with some kind of smoky
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In a groundbreaking show of solidarity and collaboration in New York City, Los Deliveristas Unidos at Workers Justice Project have partnered with several City Council members to introduce 6 bills aimed at regulating delivery apps and improving the working conditions and quality of life for delivery workers.  Los Deliveristas Unidos is a campaign by Workers Justice Project,
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The Covid-19 pandemic shattered any illusions of a fair and resilient food system. While highly processed comfort and convenience foods trended at retail in the face of restaurant closures, supply chain disruptions and out of stocks, widespread food chain worker illnesses and deaths, and over 80 million Americans experiencing food insecurity became emblematic of the spiraling Covid-19 food system catastrophe. As
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Singapore-based ride-hailing and food delivery giant Grab Holdings said the completion of its merger with Nasdaq-listed bank check company Altimeter Growth Corp. has been pushed back to the fourth quarter. The merger with Altimeter, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), was originally scheduled to be completed in the third quarter. However, Grab said in a
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If you’re debating the world’s best dining destinations, Manhattan is all-but-guaranteed to be a part of the conversation. And yet the examples you’d be citing are almost equally as certain to come from 59th Street on down. To wit, as of 2021, all but two of the borough’s 56 Michelin-starred restaurants were located south of
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Billionaire Enrique Razon Jr. has taken control of Manila Water from Ayala Corp.—the Philippines’ oldest conglomerate—as the ports and gaming tycoon expands his investments in infrastructure projects. Razon was appointed chairman, president and CEO of Manila Water on June 3 after Trident Water, a subsidiary of Razon’s Prime Strategic Holdings, completed its initial investment of
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