LinkedIn welcomes women food entrepreneurs in pop-up series

A culinary business incubator at heart, since 2005, La Cocina (pronounced la co-see-nah, meaning “the kitchen” in Spanish) helps immigrant women and women of color launch their restaurants and get positioned for success in the marketplace—not an easy thing to do anywhere, much less in a food mecca like San Francisco.

Halloumi Fries with Pomegranate, Yogurt, and Mint

Halloumi or haloumi (/həˈluːmi/) is a semi-hard, unripened, brined cheese made from a mixture of goat’s and sheep’s milk, and sometimes also cow’s milk. It has a high melting point and so can easily be fried or grilled. Rennet is used to curdle the milk in halloumi production, although no acid-producing bacteria are used in its preparation.

New Cafe Celebrates Local Communities and the Ingredients They Offer

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Artisan Restaurant Collection, Quality of Daily Life Solutions provider, is bringing together communities and the people who work in them with its new farm-to-table, chef-driven dining concept, Local Artisan. Recently launched at the renowned National Geographic headquarters building located in downtown Washington, D.C., Local Artisan transforms corporate cafes by providing a delicious and locally-grown menu full of …

The Growing Acceptance Of Veganism

On Thursday, vegans around the world commemorated the creation of the “v” word. World Vegan Day was launched on Nov. 1, 1994 to celebrate the 50th birthday of the founding of the UK Vegan Society. The day begins World Vegan Month, and recognition of it has grown exponentially in recent years with the rise of Facebook and other social media sites, where those …