Food & Drink

DOORDASH XU© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Investor appetite in food delivery companies is growing, notwithstanding a rash of customer complaints about how these startups pay contract workers. On Thursday, DoorDash announced it had raised another $400 million in a Series F funding round led by Temasek and Dragoneer Investment Group. The cash infusion brings DoorDash’s
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10% of proceeds from the Iskra Doughnut help support the efforts of the National Eating Disorders AssociationCredit: Rand Williams / @rl_renaissance Dough, one of New York City’s top doughnut shops, has partnered with Iskra Lawrence, British model and 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Art & Culture honoree, to create the Iskra Doughnut. Available at
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Some brands are reportedly using emojis to speak to Gen Z consumers. (Photo credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)Getty Move over, millennials—Gen Z may soon replace you as the new demographic buzzword. In the latest example of this group’s increased importance to marketers, 2018 U.S. foodservice delivery orders by Gen Z totaled 552 million, just a million shy of
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South Street shops, cafes and restaurants – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA photo credit: GettyGetty Bid-on-Equipment, an Illinois-based restaurant equipment company, recently released a study ranking the 50 best U.S. cities in which to open a restaurant. After considering 236 candidates through U.S. Census Bureau and American Community Survey data, it determined the top 10 to be:
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Woodford Reserve releases 2019 Kentucky Derby BottlePhoto, courtesy Andy Treinen Woodford Reserve has released its 2019 Kentucky Derby bottle. The release coincides with the 20th anniversary exhibit of its Kentucky Derby bottles at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville. This year’s bottle features the artwork of Louisville artist Keith Anderson and honors what Woodford Reserve,
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Cole Ranch AVA is listed at $3.3M.California Outdoor Properties There are entire vineyards larger than the totality of Cole Ranch AVA in Mendocino, California. It’s the smallest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in the country and the whole appellation is for sale—on the market for $3.3M. Cole Ranch is located about 20 minutes from Hopland, a
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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is back to work after the government shutdown. For those following their hilarious Instagram account that means the laughs are back too. The TSA finds all sorts of weird things in Americans’ luggage and carry-on. Photographer: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Luckily for us, not everyone follows the rules. And
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Brothers Roger and Bob Trinchero.Trinchero Family Estate It was the a gateway wine for many American oenophiles of a certain age. “I am struck by how many people tell me, ‘I hate to admit it, but my entry to wine was White Zinfandel,’” says Bob Trinchero, winemaker Sutter Home, Napa Valley. Amazingly, this wine’s phenomenal
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According to the FAO, between 2005 and 2017, the proportion of undernourished persons in the Caribbean region declined from 23.3% to 16.5%. Given this success in meeting global hunger targets and based on projections for lower food prices and rising incomes, the United States Department of Agriculture has predicted that food security in the Caribbean
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According to the International Wines and Spirits Record (IWSR) based in the United Kingdom, research for its 2019 “Low- and No-Alcohol Report” suggests the recent “Dry January” movement is a sign that health and wellness trends are “gaining traction across the world …” and “…providing new opportunities for the global beverage alcohol industry.” If that statement
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African EntrepreneurGetty Royalty Free Every year, 10 million young people enter the workforce in Africa, yet over 60% don’t find jobs. Across the world, an unprecedented number of young people are searching for meaningful work. Many are looking to entrepreneurship, picking up new technological tools and taking leaps of faith to create and grow their own
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Feb. 20, 2019, San Diego — Cutwater Spirits has sold to AB InBev for an undisclosed sum.AB InBev Fresh off partnering with a cannabis company and buying up the part of Ratebeer.com that it didn’t already own, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has purchased its first spirits company. The world’s largest brewer announced Wednesday that it’s bought
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Panera Bread restaurant facade with pick-up and delivery signGetty Anyone keeping an eye on the restaurant industry knows that delivery is the dominant narrative. This isn’t expected to change anytime soon, especially as most major brands partner with third-party aggregates and as those aggregates find favor from public investors. Earlier this month, for example, Postmates
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