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Day: April 16, 2021

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San Francisco developer Noah Conk was scrolling through his Instagram stories when he stumbled upon a “very sexual” ad for coffee.

“And I was like, ‘OK this is weird, but I’m down to see why I was targeted,” he chuckled in an interview with TODAY Food.

When he opened the ad, Conk realized it was for a company called Whipped Drinks selling $49 drink kits and frothers. “Whipped” was being used as sexual innuendo in its marketing.

But what bothered him the most wasn’t the advertisement. It was that on the company’s “About Us” page, the creator Katie

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Shoppers had better start budgeting more for their groceries, according to the latest consumer price index, which shows prices are increasing — and they’re likely to keep going up.

The monthly consumer price index, released Tuesday morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed a 0.6 percent increase in March, the largest one-month increase in nearly a decade. Over the past year, prices have increased by 2.6 percent overall.

Gas skyrocketed by 9.1 percent last month. Since February, prices of fruits and vegetables have risen by nearly 2 percent, and the index for meats, poultry, fish and eggs has

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Dietary recommendations are often confusing and unrealistic. For many Americans, it’s an active struggle to get as many servings of fresh fruits and vegetables per day as recommended. To make it easier, according to researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, if you follow a “5-a-Day” formula, you should be properly positioned to live a long and healthy life.

Harvard’s food formula for longevity is simple in that you just need to consume two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables each day. This conclusion is based on substantial evidence, too. To form

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San Francisco/Daly City chef Reina Montenegro, who formerly operated Nick’s Kitchen, Nick’s on Grand and Nick’s on Mission, has moved into a Peninsula brick-and-mortar where she can showcase her vegan Filipino cuisine.

The Chef Reina restaurant in Brisbane features a to-go window for online and walk-up orders and a cooking demonstration studio.

“I want to be able to do cooking lessons, cooking shows and teach people how to replace their everyday basic food items at home with good vegan substitutes,” she said in a recent interview with the Bay Area News Group in which she talked about turning lifelong meat-eaters

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Bloomberg

As Sanjeev Gupta Rose From Trader to Tycoon, Several Banks Backed Away

(Bloomberg) — British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta’s companies seemed to be prospering until his main lender, Greensill Capital, imploded last month. But long before Greensill collapsed, several banks had cut off the commodity trading business of Gupta’s Liberty House Group.Four banks stopped working with Gupta’s commodity trading business, starting in 2016, after they became concerned about what they perceived to be problems in bills of lading – shipping receipts that give the holder the right to take possession of a cargo – or other paperwork provided by Liberty,

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Illustration for article titled You’re not ready for how Proteau’s botanical drinks will make you feel

Graphic: Natalie Peeples

DrinkeryDrinkeryDrinkery is The Takeout’s celebration of beer, liquor, coffee, and other potent potables.

Welcome to Like A Virgin, a new column in which we’ll recommend a different zero-ABV drink each week. They’re not “near beers,” they’re not “mocktails”—they’re delicious beverages that anyone and everyone should try at least once. Got an idea for a future Like A Virgin column? Email us at [email protected]


Close your eyes and try to imagine a new color. You can’t, can you? No matter how hard you try to twist your synapses, how hard you slam on the

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