Saffron, the Vegetarian Eatery sets a debut date for Southeast Asian dishes in Chinatown


Vegetarian fusion dishes inspired by Southeast Asian menus are very close to a debut in Chinatown, served inside a impressive high ceiling space, decorated wall-to-wall with imported artworks.

Saffron, The Vegetarian Eatery will unveil its 41,184-square-foot “elegant and calming” restaurant inside suite A at 3545 S. Decatur Boulevard, a short distance from Spring Mountain Road and replacing the Sichuan cuisine of Bund Shanghai, on Friday, May 28.

Overseen by W G Constructors, the creative team behind The X Pot at the Venetian, and Cafe Gabi, Hobak Korean BBQ, Yui Edomae Sushi in Chinatown, the 90-seat interior will feature a central

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21 picnic-perfect dishes; Levy, Bon Appetit roll out new treats MLB


Plus, 25 amazing pasta dishes from food service chefs who are envisioning the shape of pasta to come, chefs are bringing picnic vibes with outdoor-friendly side dishes and more trending food & beverage stories

In this month’s recap of the Top 5 most popular food & beverage Food Management articles, 21 picnic-perfect side dishes, salads and slaws ranked as the week’s top story. As the weather warms up, picnic season and outdoor dining converge into one delicious opportunity for fresh salads and sides to flavor your world, from blackeye pea “caviar” to brisket loaded fries, spicy street corn, crunchy slaw,

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Akron woman to feature family Ethiopian dishes at NoHi Pop-up


Nardos Street knows her coffee.

Her Akron-based business Bereka Coffee has been around since 2016.

She’s been roasting and selling coffee and keeping the tradition of the Coffee Ceremony alive that she learned as a young girl while being raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Aside from honing her coffee skills and growing a business, Street also has been exploring and reconnecting with Ethiopian dishes.

She’s been entertaining friends and family for years by serving coffee (of course) and working to perfect these traditional recipes from her childhood.

The Doro Wot Atikilt Chicken Vegetable menu item to be offered by Bereka Kitchen by guest chef Nardos Street this weekend at Akron's NoHi Pop-up.

“I grew up helping my mom preparing meals for our family,” she said.

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Eric Ripert embraces spring with fresh, vegetable-focused dishes


Chef, author and television personality Eric Ripert is joining TODAY to share a few of his favorite fresh fruit and vegetable recipes from his new cookbook “Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook.” He shows us how to make broiled Caesar salad gratin, a colorfully layered French vegetable casserole and sweet watermelon “pizza” with salty, briny toppings.

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Byaldi (Provençal Vegetable Casserole)

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Byaldi is a very typical Provençal dish similar to a very fancy ratatouille. My

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