Wooster Hope Center brings back drive-thru food pantry service

WOOSTER  Hope Center clients can again drive through the food pantry on Fridays to pick up groceries.

The Wooster Hope Center will bring back the popular drive-thru food pantry service on Friday, May 7, 10 a.m.- noon. The drive-thru food pantry will run each Friday at the same time until the last Friday in September.

On days with heavy rain, the food distribution will move indoors.

Walk-in service for the pantry is available on Wednesdays from noon-3 p.m. and Thursdays 6-8 p.m.

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Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine brings fusion food from Central Asia to Alhambra

ALHAMBRA — Bugra Arkin, owner of Dolans Uyghur Cuisine, is introducing diners to a type of food most people might not be familiar with. Uyghur cuisine originates from the Uyghur region in Central Asia called Xinjiang and is influenced by a melting pot of cultures including Indian, Persian, Turkish, Arabic, and Chinese.

Arkin grew up in a Uyghur region of Eastern Xinjiang called Dolan, which is where the name of his Alhambra, CA restaurant comes from.

“In our restaurant, you can find like all of the elements of different cultures,” said Arkin.

Dolans provides a fusion food experience featuring

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Akoma Market brings equity, wellness and great food to deep East Oakland

Akoma Outdoor Market
Liberation Park, 7101 Foothill Blvd. (at 73rd Avenue), Oakland

Akoma Outdoor Market is a farmers market in deep East Oakland that features local Black and brown-owned farm stands, food vendors and other small businesses.

Created through a partnership between the Black Cultural Zone, a nonprofit promoting Black cultural traditions, arts and local businesses in East Oakland, and the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Akoma launched last September, running on the first Sunday of every month. Since

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La Birria Brings Mexican Cuisine To Hawaii With Popular Food Truck

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Honolulu (KHON2) – La Birria Mexican Food Truck is bringing the flavors of Mexico to Hawaii with popular dishes. 

Chef Arturo is spicing things up in the islands with his unique food truck inspired by his hometown of Mexico, a new business venture he feels the people of Hawaii will appreciate. 

“I’m from Mexico, and when I came to Hawai’i my friend at the time asked me what kind of career I was going to get into since moving to the islands. After

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easton family business brings healthy food to the south shore

EASTON — In the lush green hills of Cerignola, Italy in the 1960s, Rosa Prezioso Galeno tended to her essential food pantry filled with fish cured in salt, flavorful beans hung to dry, flour, sugar, and yeast stored in pots.

Life was simpler in the countryside. The streets were tiny. The sunset over the hills with cotton candy-colored skies. The meticulous preparation of food was more appreciated and beauty could be found in churning cream into sweet butter.

Galeno, 62, fell in love with cooking as a child and she has turned that love into a successful family business, Rosa’s

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Hankki Brings Modern Korean Food to Bergen County

Haworth is now the home of Hankki, a new restaurant that serves modern Korean meals with a twist. According to owner Han “Danny” Kim, Hankki means “single meal” in Korean, which is part of the eatery’s theme. In particular, patrons can expect a nutritious and flavorful meal they can eat anywhere.

Hankki is just 1,000-square feet, and you’ll find minimalistic décor to match the size of the space. In fact, the restaurant seats just 8-10 diners inside, with no outdoor seating available. With this in mind, Kim says it’s main purpose is to serve as a takeout spot. “It

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