Latest Cuisines News

How Miami food halls are helping local chefs thrive

Sep. 25, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In Miami, restaurants come and restaurants go, but food halls remain. There has been change over the years, of course. Vendors have closed concepts to open standalone restaurants or strategically moved to different food halls in search of the perfect rent, amenities or...

Chinese survivors had no food, water on sinking boat

Sep. 24, 2022 21:17 PM EDT

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Chinese survivors from a boat that sank near a Cambodian island, killing three people and leaving eight missing, said they embarked on what they believed would be a short-term fishing job and ended up without food and water aboard the vessel and their belongings...

UN chief and Russia's Putin discuss war in Ukraine

Sep. 14, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday about exporting Russian fertilizer through Ukraine's Black Sea ports to address a growing global food crisis that threatens multiple famines. The U.N. chief...

Devastated Ukrainian village emerges from Russian occupation

Sep. 14, 2022 07:19 AM EDT

HRAKOVE, Ukraine (AP) — There’s not much left of Hrakove. Its houses and shops lie in ruins, its school is a bombed-out hull. The church is scarred by rockets and shells, but the golden dome above its blasted belfry still gleams in the fading autumn light. Only about 30 people...

Pakistani PM says his flooded country faces food shortages

Sep. 12, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is grappling with food shortages after deadly floods left the impoverished country's agriculture belt underwater, the prime minister told the Turkish president by phone, as authorities scaled up efforts Monday to deliver food, tents and other items. ...

School lunch ideas for pint-size vegetarians

Aug. 31, 2022 10:59 AM EDT

Do you have a vegetarian living in your home? Even a little one? There are many kinds of vegetarianism, but many folks are reducing the amount of meat in their diets, or cutting it out altogether. And these choices are being made by kids, too. So with the new school...

California weighs rules giving fast food workers more power

Aug. 27, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Since she came to California from Mexico 24 years ago, Maria Bernal has been supporting her family by often working two jobs at fast food restaurants. But she says she wound up living in a small Kia with her two youngest children, then ages 3 and 15, for...

Michigan Chipotle store's workers unionize, a 1st for chain

Aug. 26, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Workers at a Chipotle store in Michigan have voted to unionize, becoming the first of the Mexican fast-food chain’s 3,000 locations to do so amid a broader unionization push across the country. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters said workers at a...

Wendy Schmidt gives big to protect oceans, planet's future

Aug. 26, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

As a child, Wendy Schmidt didn’t think about how the ocean intersected with human life. It was a nice place to go swimming, but it was mostly a murky, unknowable realm that didn’t have much to do with her day-to-day life. That outlook changed 15 years ago when she started sailing...

Reforms help Cuban farmers, but many still struggle

Aug. 25, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — First, it was impossible to find fuel or seeds to plant. Later his name wasn't on a list of farmers eligible to rent tractors from the state. Now Lázaro Sánchez fears the current tropical rainy season will hinder his ability to work the land. While Sánchez worries...