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Rock Star Chef Cheetie Kumar Riffs on Southern Ingredients with Asian Spices

Throughout Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Chowhound is celebrating some of our favorite chefs, cookbook authors, and entrepreneurs. For our final profile, Sucheta Rawal spoke with Cheetie Kumar, three-time

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From Le Cordon Bleu to the Cafeteria: Mihoko Obunai Is Changing School Lunch for the Better

In honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re celebrating some of our favorite chefs and entrepreneurs. Chef Mihoko Obunai, winner of the Real School Food Challenge, spoke with

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Here’s What It’s Really Like to Work at a Grocery Store During the Coronavirus Pandemic

My friend Daniele Darbonne [not her real name] has worked as a grocery store picker for years, filling online orders for pickup or delivery at a national chain.  It’s rarely

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Here’s How to Help Off Their Plate Aid Healthcare Workers & Restore Restaurant Wages

From celebrities and chefs to local food banks and grassroots organizations, people everywhere have been pitching in to help mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on our communities. Here’s

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*NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick Has a Surprisingly Simple Beef Jerky Recipe—and We Got Our Hands on It

The restaurant industry is undoubtedly one of the hardest hit by COVID-19 closures and we want to do everything we can to spotlight the impacted chefs, restaurants, and small businesses

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The ‘Shape of Pasta’ Celebrates Two Ingredients in Infinite Forms

“My greatest goal is to piss the Italians off so that they see what they’re leaving behind,” says Evan Funke, reflecting on his just-released eight-part documentary series “Shape of Pasta.” 

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How Cannabis-Infused Edibles Evolved Into High Art & Exacting Science

In recent years, recreational marijuana has gained a lot of ground and edibles have become a big business. Here’s a look at their history, and how Mindy’s Chef Led Artisanal

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Foods That Boost the Immune System & What to Avoid, According to an Expert

Having a healthy and high-functioning immune system has always been an attractive proposition, but the concept has been greatly underscored with more pointed consequences in 2020. You can’t open your

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The Passover Food at New York’s Breads Bakery Is a Revelation

For the best Passover seder food, New York’s Breads Bakery should be on your bucket list. Note: This piece was written prior to the spread of COVID-19 but you can currently still

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How Making Wine as Therapy Changed One Woman’s Life

Throughout International Women’s Month, Chowhound is sharing stories from and about a wealth of women entrepreneurs, businesses, chefs, and cookbook writers who have all found success in the food space.

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Vegan Cookbook Author Jenné Claiborne’s Strategy for Easy Meatless Meals

Throughout International Women’s Month, Chowhound is sharing stories from and about a wealth of women entrepreneurs, businesses, chefs, and cookbook writers who have all found success in the food space.

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Meet Five Black Women Activists Who Are Leading the Way in the Vegan Movement

Throughout International Women’s Month, Chowhound is sharing stories from and about a wealth of women entrepreneurs, businesses, chefs, and cookbook writers who have all found success in the food space.

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Jiyeon Lee’s Path From Korean Pop Star to Beloved BBQ Chef in the South

Throughout International Women’s Month, Chowhound is sharing stories from and about a wealth of women entrepreneurs, businesses, chefs, and cookbook writers who have all found success in the food space.

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Vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli’s Simple Trick for the Best Soup Ever

Chef Chloe Coscarelli has been leading the way in vegan cooking for years—she founded by Chloe, became the first vegan chef to win a network cooking competition and has authored

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How Veganism Can Be a Tool of Decolonization—And Delicious Too

If you’re looking for an intersectional view of veganism—and a leader who wears many hats—meet Dr. A. Breeze Harper. A national speaker who has given many workshops, she’s also a

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Tabitha Brown Is On a Mission to Inspire You to Eat More Plants

As an accomplished vegan food influencer and actress who still considers herself a small town girl from North Carolina, Tabitha Brown is known for her honest comedic food reviews, live

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This Vegan Chef’s Top Tip for Plant-Based Eating Makes Perfect Sense

Chef Rain Truth, founder of The Cultured Vegan, is a classically trained chef, entrepreneur, and business owner. She has been a leader in the vegan community for more than 22

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Tracye McQuirter Is Leading the 10,000 Black Vegan Women Movement

Tracye McQuirter is an award-winning author, speaker, activist, public health nutritionist, and vegan trailblazer. Throughout her 33 years as a vegan, she has written multiple books and led the way

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Never Had Ginjan? Prepare to Fall in Love with This West African Ginger Drink

If you’re a fan of ginger root and have never tried Ginjan, get ready to fall in love with this West African ginger drink—and meet the brothers who are bringing

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She’s New Orleans’ Biggest Praline Producer and You Don’t Know Her Name

It is without a doubt that Louisiana is one of America’s truest treasures. The creation and evolution of jazz and bounce music has influenced American culture in some of the

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Chef Edouardo Jordan’s ‘Old School’ Oxtails Are Steeped In Flavor & Easy To Make

Growing up, Chef Edouardo Jordan looked forward to the Sundays when his mother would leave a pot of oxtails to simmer on the stove all day.

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