After Vice President Kamala Harris visit, business jumps at Brown Sugar Bakery on Chicago’s South Side

Since Vice President Kamala Harris visited the Brown Sugar Bakery on the South Side last Tuesday to throw a spotlight on small Black female-owned businesses, in-store retail sales jumped 21% overall and online sales increased 88%, according to owner Stephanie Hart.

Harris made a brief stop outside the bakery at 328 E. 75th en route back to Midway Airport after she toured a vaccination center at 2260 S. Grove St., organized by the Chicago Federation of Labor.

She picked up a slice of German chocolate cake – her favorite – and the bakery staff presented her with two trays

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New owners converting Brown House into B&B

A bed-and-breakfast is coming to the Brown Mansion, the historic 2330 Central Ave. home of lumber baron W.C. Brown.

The Hot Springs Board of Directors adopted an ordinance Tuesday night authorizing Mark and Rhonda McMurry to file an application for a bed-and-breakfast private club permit with Alcoholic Beverage Control, the state agency that regulates the sale of alcohol. A 2017 law requires local governments to endorse private club applications before they can be considered by the state.

Prior to Act 112 of 2017, local governments were not notified about private club applications until they were filed with the state. The

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Carrot cake recipe with brown butter-cream cheese frosting will keep you coming back for more

Instead, we repurposed the cake at the post-wedding brunch the following day and presented it as a birthday cake for Andrew’s grandfather. It wound up being a win-win.

It wasn’t until this assignment that I really went down the delicious carrot cake rabbit hole. Sure, I had made it from time to time, but it was always in a hurry to deliver a cake for a special occasion: a birthday, a Father’s Day celebration or random joyful moments we wanted to commemorate. I didn’t have a go-to recipe, and while the cakes I was making were fine, they weren’t extraordinary

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Food Network’s Alton Brown Is Bringing Good Eats to Lubbock

It all started with a text from my wife, who is an obsessed foodie and culinary instructor. The text read as follows:

“OMG! ALTON BROWN IS COMING TO LUBBOCK!”

That’s right, the original mad scientist of Food Network, Grand Poobah of Kitchen Stadium on Iron Chef America and creator of the pinnacle of television food geekery, Good Eats, is bringing his new stage show to the South Plains.

“Alton Brown LIVE – Beyond The Eats” is making its way to Lubbock’s new Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences on November 4th, 2021. Tickets go on sale this Friday,

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