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Jun
2019

Overheard at the Alder Street Food Cart Pod

The food carts at 10th and Alder, long a downtown institution, close on June 30th to make way for Portland’s new Ritz-Carlton. Over the years, the pod has played host to some of the city’s greatest hits: Nong’s Khao Man Gai, Wolf & Bear’s, The People’s Pig. The loss extends beyond lunch options—in losing the Alder carts, downtown […]

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Jun
2019

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Date, Theme and Significance

June 26 is observed as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking every year after the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution on December 7, 1987, as an “expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse.” Supported each year by […]

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Jun
2019

Street food specialist goes global

Sliders with beetroot and spinach bun flanking Beer Battered Fish(File picture) AddThis Sharing Buttons Friday Release, the Bollywood-themed restaurant in DD Block, has gone in for a special menu in June, spreading culinary wings far and wide. “We have been focussing so far on street food. This month we wanted to explore global cuisine. Feedback […]

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Jun
2019

Vegan meats are invading fast food, but McDonald’s is on the sidelines for now

Vegan burgers suddenly seem to be everywhere. Several fast food chains are expressing various degrees of interest in plant-based burgers, chicken sandwiches and sausage from new purveyors such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat. The trend is a response to growing consumer interest in alternatives to animal-based meats, which has surged in recent years. Americans want […]

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