Trending Headlines: Fake leather, inflation & food shortages

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A new week is upon us, and it’s time to look at what’s happening in the U.S. and around the world.

  • Inflation continues to increase the cost of everyday products like food, fuel, clothing and vehicles.
  • Coronavirus-related shortages are putting a pinch of suppliers, retailers and businesses.
  • And fake meat companies are looking to create imitation leather using 3D printers, silk and apple waste.

That and more awaits you in this week’s Trending Headlines. Browse this roundup of news articles and let me know what you think!

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Trending food: Six virtual food brands for delivery and takeaway, Food News & Top Stories

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SINGAPORE – As dining in remains off-limits for now, some food and beverage owners have forged ahead with new virtual brands that are available only for delivery and/or takeaway.

They include Dishoom, which offers contemporary Indian cuisine, and Ciao Chow, which serves pasta.

Both brands are by Mr Shaun Leong, 35, and Ms Joanne Toh, 28 – the couple behind Wildfire Burgers in Bencoolen Street, which made a comeback in June last year after closing in 2019.

Seafood restaurant Nude Seafood has launched Nudo Nihon (Nude Japan in English), featuring set menus for home dining.

Chef-owner Bjorn Shen of Middle

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Food Network star Guy Fieri opening new restaurant in Winter Park

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WINTER PARK, Fla. – Guy Fieri, one of the biggest stars of the Food Network, is set to open a new restaurant in Winter Park.

A new location of Fieri’s Chicken Guy! is moving into the shell of the former Steak ‘n Shake that sat at 818 S. Orlando Ave.

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The location has been empty for more than a year after Steak ‘n Shake started a big contraction of its business in 2019, even prior to the pandemic hitting

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Philippines woman orders crispy fried chicken, gets ‘fried towel’ instead

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A family’s late night snack craving turned into a sad incident, when instead of juicy fried chicken, they were delivered fried towel! Although hard to believe, the incident did happen recently, in the Philippines.

Alique Perez said she ordered chicken for her son from Jollibee, a popular fast-food chain in the country. On first glance, the pieces didn’t seem any different from usual pieces of fried chicken, with similar-looking brown crust. But things started to get weird after she failed to make her son take a bite. Saying that as she was trying to get him a bite, she found

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Horned Frogs are Craving Birria Tacos

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June 8, 2021

As college campuses shift to provide diverse cuisines, TCU Dining is embracing the
concept. Following student survey responses from the fall, the team is enthusiastically
incorporating more international foods, and – upon review of the campus culinary team’s
international specialties and the trending foods in the area – they landed on first
introducing birria tacos.

Birria tacos traditionally consist of braised meat inside a corn tortilla that’s been
pan-fried and are then filed with cheese, cilantro lime and onion. Next up? How to
best showcase and promote the new item. Chef Russ Humphries opted for a one-night

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Baba ka Dhaba couple back to old food joint as restaurant fails, YouTuber remarks, ‘Nothing is above Karma’

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Baba ka Dhaba back to old food joint as restaurant fails, YouTuber remarks, ‘Nothing is above Karma’

A small-time eatery owner Kanta Prasad aka Baba shot to fame overnight last year after a YouTuber named Gaurav Wasan featured Baba’s struggles on his Youtube channel. Baba received an overwhelming response after the video went viral and everything had dramatically changed for him and his wife. Baba opened a new restaurant but it could not pick any significant business following which it shut down around four months ago. This forced Baba to return back to his old food

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