In The Kitchen

Monthly Meetup Inspires Plant-Based Pop-Up

Since March, black creatives, entrepreneurs, and millennials have joined together for Convened: The Dropping Pin Meetup. The monthly meetings, led by Dropping Pin’s founder David White, Jr., are now a popular minority-based networking event and it recently inspired a plant-based pop-up. The Dropping Pin has been an online platform to inspire millennials of color to travel…

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Smithfield Foods Supports Disaster-Relief Efforts in the Carolinas Following Hurricane Dorian

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is donating 80,000 pounds of protein to Food Bank of the Albemarle, Lowcountry Food Bank, and Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to support ongoing recovery efforts in the Carolinas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The donation, equivalent to more than 320,000 servings, is part of Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative, Helping Hungry Homes®, and will…

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New Website Helps Diners Find Black-Owned Restaurants

By Lisa Fitch, Our Weekly News Los Angeles Contributor More than 2,000 Black-owned eateries are featured on the new internet-based restaurant locator eatblackowned.com, which launched June 21 intending to support Black-owned restaurants. “There’s only one thing that everyone in this world has in common: we all love great tasting food,” creator Edward L. Dillard said. “We…

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Container Bar Charleston to Extend Food Hours on Fridays Featuring Late-Night Eats from Sap-Lai Charleston

Starting Friday, August 9, Container Bar Charleston is extending their food hours on Friday nights to offer a late-night menu provided by Sap-Lai Charleston. From 10p.m. to 12 a.m., customers will have access to a full menu of south-east asian eats sure to curb all of the nighttime cravings. The late-night menu will feature Dumplings,…

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