Plant-based food stocks Beyond Meat, Oatly face a reset

Plant-based food stocks Beyond Meat, Oatly face a reset

In this photo illustration Oatly oat milk is shown on May 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Wall Street appears to be souring on plant-based substitutes. Shares of Beyond Meat and Oatly have shed more than half their value this year. The stocks are both high-profile and relative recent entrants to … Read more

Austin’s Wildflower Center blooms with massive light art installation

Austin’s Wildflower Center blooms with massive light art installation

Of the many great things that come with living in Austin, wildflowers are perhaps the grandest, and without any cost beyond preservation. All of Texas appreciates these blooms, and the city’s Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas serves at the state’s official botanical garden and arboretum. This fall, an … Read more

This Toronto sommelier wants us to rethinking wine pairings

This Toronto sommelier wants us to rethinking wine pairings

Toronto-based sommelier Beverly Crandon is on a mission. For the last decade, she’s been looking to find a wine to go with every cuisine in the city — from Trinbagonian to Thai — making the case that existing rules on food and wine pairings aren’t reflective of the people who eat, drink and cook in … Read more

McDonald’s franchisees worry new grading system will alienate workers

McDonald’s franchisees worry new grading system will alienate workers

McDonald’s franchise owners are expressing concern and frustration over a new grading system the fast food giant is planning to roll out early next year, with some saying it is poor timing due to unprecedented pressures in the workforce. The company plans to enact the system, called Operations PACE, which stands for Performance and Customer … Read more

DineSafe Toronto: Food safety inspectors find serious health violations at 24 restaurants (May 11)

DineSafe Toronto: Food safety inspectors find serious health violations at 24 restaurants (May 11)

Toronto Public Health issued conditional pass warnings to 24 restaurants over the past week. Durdur Halal Meat and Takeout at 250 Wincott Drive received a conditional pass on May 4 with the following infractions: Store potentially hazardous foods at internal temperature between 4 C and 60 C Use food equipment not in good repair Sureyya … Read more

‘This will do nothing to help us’: Manchester’s hospitality venues react to pavement licensing being made permanent

‘This will do nothing to help us’: Manchester’s hospitality venues react to pavement licensing being made permanent

During lockdown, when restrictions meant sitting inside bars and eateries was banned, the al-fresco culture boomed across Manchester. It saw councils given the chance to essentially ‘fast track’ road closures, meaning they were able to swiftly pedestrianise roads outside so they could stay open and seat customers on the street. However, last year, these were … Read more

I found one of the cheapest full English breakfasts you can get in Manchester and wasn’t disappointed – Hana Kelly

I found one of the cheapest full English breakfasts you can get in Manchester and wasn’t disappointed – Hana Kelly

Seated at formica topped tables and chairs you would expect to find in a dentist’s waiting room, the decor isn’t what’s important at the Coffee House Cafe in Withington. A constant flow of customers file in and out of the door, some even sitting outside on Copson Street, enjoying the morning sun. A member of … Read more

Starbucks criticizes Biden’s visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting

Starbucks criticizes Biden’s visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post | Getty Images Starbucks is asking the White House for a meeting after President Joe Biden met with an organizer who is helping its coffee shops unionize. … Read more

Docklands to host next council meeting

Docklands to host next council meeting

The City of Melbourne will host the next of its “neighbourhood series” of Future Melbourne Committee (FMC) meetings in Docklands on May 17 at 6pm. As part of an effort to bring a slice of local democracy to its constituents, the council this year announced that it would be bringing one of its two monthly … Read more

Dirty with dog owners | Docklands News

Dirty with dog owners | Docklands News

Recently I took photos as I walked in front of the high-rise apartment buildings from number 50 Lorimer St to number 90 Lorimer St at South Wharf. I [and others] object to the amount of dog owners that let their pets urinate around buildings, light poles, streets, in gardens. They also let their dogs defecate in … Read more