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The food delivery service Chowbus has launched in Dallas and its suburbs.

The company can currently deliver food from 40 independently owned Asian restaurants in Dallas, Plano, Carrollton and Richardson. The restaurants on the list so far are heavy in the Plano area. They include Dosanko Ramen (inside Mitsuwa Marketplace) in Plano, Imperial Cuisine in Plano, Royal Sichuan in Richardson, Taste of Chengdu in Carrollton and Fat Ni BBQ in Carrollton and Plano.

Dessert shops such as Beard Papa’s and Mango Mango Dessert and the drink shop Zero Degrees are also on the delivery list.

Chowbus was created by a

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Editor’s note: We get it. It can be difficult to keep up with the fast pace of Austin’s restaurant and bar scene. We have you covered with our regular roundup of essential food news.

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Employees at two North Austin food trucks were the victims of armed robberies just minutes apart, Austin Police announced. In the early morning hours of March 1, two victims were closing Tortas y Tacos Dos Hermanos for the evening when a suspect approached them and held both employees at gunpoint while demanding money. The suspect, who can be seen here, then

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You know that saying “you are what you eat”? I never really understood it until I saw all of the cool apparel that food brands come out with that could easily fit into your wardrobe. Take these Flamin’ Hot Cheetos pants, for example, that belong in every hot chip lover’s closet.

The pajama pants come with an elastic waistband and a bright pattern to shout out your favorite spicy snack. Athleisure and loungewear are so in this season (and always when you’re living in a WFH world!), and that’s a perfect excuse to add these to your collection if I’ve

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The number of food recalls in Finland increased for the fifth year in a row in 2020.

According to data collected by the Finnish Food Authority (Ruokavirasto), food was withdrawn from the market 267 times this past year compared to 200 occasions in 2019.

Microbiological contamination and ethylene oxide in sesame seeds both caused 17 percent of the total followed by allergens and pesticide residues.

The total was elevated because of recalls due to ethylene oxide residues found in products that contained Indian sesame seeds. This led to 45 recalls and has continued into 2021. However, excluding these cases, withdrawals

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Greenwood County residents looking to try new culinary experiences have a few more options in March. And, no, Olive Garden is not one of them.

This week, Uptown Greenwood will host Food Truck Eats on Main Street.

“Food truck events are really popular and our first one back in November was incredibly well received,” Gibson Hill, Uptown’s events and market coordinator, said in an email.

Eight food trucks are expected to be at Thursday’s event. Taconmadre Mexican Food Truck, usually found at Tigers Eye Self Storage, will be on hand offering various Mexican food-inspired plates. Lobster Dogs, a red crustacean-themed

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Oh, thank Heaven for fish from 7-Eleven.

When it comes to convenience store food, most consumers know what to expect: hot dogs, some pizza, maybe a few flavors of chicken wings, usually some other warm finger foods, etc.

But now, 7-Eleven is looking to add fish to the menu.

The chain of convenience stores announced the debut of Wild Alaskan Pollock Fish Bites.
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Yes, 7-Eleven has announced the addition of Wild Alaskan Pollock Fish Bites to its hot-food options, to be available for a liminted time during the Lenten season, according to a press release.

The bites, which

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