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Day: April 9, 2021

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Kansas City Restaurants are Reopening

After the most gut-wrenching, challenging year for restaurants in our lifetimes, restaurants and bars are at last being buoyed by the American Rescue Plan and the increasing availability of vaccines. In the past few weeks, many Kansas City restaurants that had been shuttered just for winter or even for months since the pandemic began, have cautiously been opening their doors to dine-in customers. Several owners have described to me how eager diners have been to get back to going out. One sign of semi-normalcy: reservations at the most desirable dining times are becoming more difficult

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Spring is in the air, a perfect time in North Central Florida to sample local produce, grab a refreshing beer and chow down on some barbecue.  

One new eatery has opened to offer a taste of American classics and a new location of a popular Gainesville-founded restaurant is coming soon. And Easter may be over, but the hops are back inside the tasting room at one Gainesville brewery. 

Here’s a look at this week’s restaurant news:

Local Provisions in Tioga Town Center

Ryan Prodesky, best known as the owner of the Swamp Restaurant — currently being rebuilt in the Innovation

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The anthropologist Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing believes humans have a lot to learn from mushrooms. In the prologue of her book The Mushroom at the End of the World, Tsing explores how mushrooms are capable of thriving even in conditions of precarity; she remarks that when she encounters one in the woods, she realizes “the good fortune of just happening to be there.”

In 2021, mushrooms are experiencing a curious renaissance in the American consciousness, just as we approach the tail end of a devastating pandemic. And much like a forest after the rain, mushrooms seem to be suddenly, silently

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According to recent reports, the road to recovery is something of a long slow walk as consumers remain hesitant to get back out there. Even as vaccines are rolling out, hesitancy persists as consumers continue to feel safer just staying at home. But as new PYMNTS/American Express data demonstrates, that fear is beginning to show some signs of ebbing. In January, only 44 percent of consumers reported feeling comfortable dining in a restaurant, but by the end of February that had increased to 51 percent. However, by March that figure had dipped back

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The launch in Germany marks PepsiCo’s first foray in the hemp category (hemp comes from the cannabis family but does not contain THC), with its drinks using hemp seed extract alongside ginseng, guarana, B vitamins, caffeine, sugar and taurine.

While Germany is the launchpad for the new beverage, launching this week in three varieties (original, tropical burst and prickly cactus), PepsiCo has not specified if or when it plans to expand the beverage globally.

Rockstar was acquired by PepsiCo for $3.85bn in March last year: with the US beverage and snack giant powering up its presence in the energy drink

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IN A SINGLE room tucked away behind a petrol pump in central Nairobi, men toil over a whirling drum, a shiny metal rack and heaps of sacks marked “Produce of Kenya”. The coffee they roast sells for as much as $11 per 250 grams online. Out front at Spring Valley Coffee, the well-heeled brave the noise and fumes to sip flat whites topped with rippling hearts by a trendy young barista.

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