Food & Drink

Food and drink covers popular and complex trends in food and beverages.

4 Black-owned coffee and tea houses in NYC to support this Juneteenth and beyond

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As NYC works to recover and slowly reopen from being the world’s hotspot for Covid-19, here are some coffee and tea shops to support if you’re on the area.

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Eat Black, Stay Safe: eatOkra App

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The re-emergence of racist and sometimes violent encounters between Black customers and restaurant workers motivated a military veteran to create an app for safe eating spaces and experiences.

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FDA Finally Implements Affordable Care Act Calorie Count Mandates

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Menus in food retailers need to have calories on them. Photo credit: Fraser Cottrell/Unsplash

After eight years of red tape, the FDA finally implements a food labeling regulation.

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Black men awaiting business meeting at Starbucks arrested for trespassing

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Protests and talks of boycotts ensue as Starbucks offers an apology while investigating incident

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Ooh baby I like it raw: 4 benefits of oysters

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Let’s talk about the benefits of oysters, whether eaten raw, grilled, seared, fried or as soup base, there is a way to consume and give back to earth.

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Chestnuts, a Portuguese street food

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Photo Credit: Sebastien Bourguet

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire …” are far from a dreamy, magical romantic Christmas night. In Portugal, chestnuts are a staple. Roasted chestnuts are popular street food sold around November, when Dia de São Martinho (St. Martin’s Day) is celebrated across the country on November 11th. Traditionally, newly harvested chestnuts are eaten around a bonfire that date

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