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In May 2020, most of Greater Lansing’s favorite restaurants, bars, bakeries and delis didn’t know if they’d survive the month. A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, many of them are hanging in there.

Here’s how 33 of them are doing, in their own words:

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Low point: “When we had all exhausted [Paycheck Protection Program] money or any of the grants that we had gotten and went back to carry-out right at the holidays,” Art’s Pub owner Greg Sinicropi said. “That was about rock bottom for all of us. In November, we were all dealing with very limited

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  • Drinking sugary beverages every day may increase your risk of early-onset colorectal cancer, research suggests.
  • A large study found that women who had two or more sugary drinks a day were more likely to develop colorectal cancer before age 50.
  • These findings support existing research that diet is linked to the rise of colorectal cancers in younger people.
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Daily consumption of sodas and other sweetened drinks may be linked to an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50, according to a study published

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Pasta made and shipped flat also may reduce carbon emissions.

This is an Inside Science story.

Pasta is beloved for its diversity of shapes, from tubes of penne to spirals of fusilli. However, these bulky 3D structures often require large packages to store. Now scientists have developed flat pasta that can morph into familiar shapes when cooked, which could make them easier to ship not just on Earth, but in space.

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Among the things Americans say they’re looking forward to most when pandemic-related restrictions ends is “having dinner in a restaurant with friends”. But if the restaurant industry doesn’t support higher wages, there will be fewer restaurants for customers to return to.

There is an unprecedented shortage of job applicants for restaurant jobs. In a new survey this week by One Fair Wage of more than 2,800 workers, more than half (53%) reported that they are thinking about leaving restaurants. More than three-quarters of workers surveyed (76%) said they are leaving restaurants because of low wages and tips – by

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With Universal’s Mardi Gras wrapping up just about a week ago, it seems as though Universal Studios Florida has made a decision to continue offering some tasty treats that would not otherwise be available. Some Mardi Gras favorite has returned along with some brand new offerings.

  • Guests will find three different food and beverage locations around the park, each with its own distinct menu.
  • The first location is between the Transformers attraction and the Central Park area.
  • Here, guests will find some returning Mardi Gras favorites like Arepas and Coxinha as well as some new dishes like Elotes
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Plant-based burgers, blind taste testing ketchup, knocking back shots of olive oil… there comes a time when a food writer must ask his editor: “Do I ever get to eat anything fun?”

“But Dane,” he replies. “you just reviewed fast-food double cheeseburgers — what more do you want?”

Milkshakes. Creamy, sweet, decadent milkshakes. Milkshakes are dope. So drinking a double-digit number of them in an absurdly compact window of time could never be a bad thing right?

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Turns out that you actually can have way too many milkshakes. I’m not lactose intolerant, but I am human. Eventually,

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