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The simple elegance of a burrito is surprisingly hard to define. Is it in the wrap, neatly folded and functional? Or is it the layering of flavorful ingredients, each independently delicious but somehow even better when mixed?

Whatever it is that keeps us so invested in the Tex-Mex dish, one thing’s for sure—the burrito won’t be going out of style any time soon. The dish is endlessly adored nationwide and perhaps the best evidence of that is the sheer number of fast-food chains constructed around the burrito concept. From Taco Bell to Chipotle, fast-food chains are battling it out every

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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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Six new food and retail stalls open this summer in an expanded portion of the central food hall at Ponce City Market, including from Vietnamese restaurant Vietvana and rotisserie chicken from Chai Pani and Botiwalla chef Meherwan Irani.

The expansion adds another 5,000 square feet to the first floor of the central food hall. Last year, Ponce City Market owner Jamestown announced a 500,000-square-foot expansion of the property with the addition of a 400-unit tower and 100,000-square-foot building featuring office, retail, and new restaurant stalls in the food hall, which could also include a location of billion-dollar salad chain Sweetgreen.

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When Erica Levi, a disabled single mom, received a 12-pound sirloin roast from the Upward Bound House in Santa Monica for Hanukkah, she knew she would have leftovers after she served it to her family of four. Concerned about spoilage, she knew she had to act quickly.

By posting on two Facebook gift economy groups, Buy Nothing Santa Monica (with about 1,400 members) and Ask, Borrow, Give — Santa Monica (2,462 members), Levi quickly found nine neighbors with whom she could share the meat.

But she wanted to do more — to donate full meals — so she bought a

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RAMADAN, WHICH began at sunset on April 12th in much of the world, is a month of both fasting and feasting, as long days of restraint give way to big meals after sunset. Celebrations were curtailed last year because of the covid-19 pandemic. With looser restrictions now in some Arab countries, families are looking towards a more festive holiday. Yet many will struggle to put food on the table.

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If you find yourself craving Chinese food after 10 p.m., you’ll find an answer to your prayers in Sari Sari’s new late night concept.

Buddhafull Belly will launch April 22 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sari Sari owners Adrian and Camille De Los Reyes are teaming up with prolific food influencer Alex Serna to get the idea cooking.

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Serna has worked on similar projects in the past, but he said a lack of manpower to work the late hours caused an issue. He said the team

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