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    C.A.R.E.4Paws hosts first countywide pet food donation drive-thru

    SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — The COVID-19 pandemic has created extreme challenges for two and four-legged family members alike. Across the nation, the number of pets living in poverty has increased by more than 20 percent compared to pre-COVID estimates, according to an ASCPA study.  To prevent suffering and ensure companion animals stay healthy and with their owners through these difficult times, nonprofit C.A.R.E.4Paws is rallying the community to support its pet food donation drive-thru taking place today and Sunday from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. with multiple drop-off locations available countywide. Today, supporters can drop off pet food and   Read More

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    Restaurant hosts parking lot celebration

    The restaurant morphed into El Meson and now specializes in dishes from Central America, South America and the Caribbean.Bill Castro, the founders’ son and co-owner, says old favorites will return. “In addition to Latin street food and drinks from out of our trucks in the lot, we’re going to have one truck that serving items from the original Pizza Queen restaurant that El Meson began as back in 1978,” Bill Castro said. “Some of our customers may remember favorites like the Exotic Burrito and Mexican Pizza from that menu.” The parking lot parties set for 4 p.m. to   Read More

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    Food park hosts holiday pop-up in Walker’s Point

    Food park hosts holiday pop-up in Walker’s Point The socially-distant experience is available at Zócalo Food Park through January 2nd. Updated: 2:12 PM CST Dec 19, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript THANK YOU TO EVERYONE. RIGHT NOW, THERE’S A NEW SOCIALLY-DISTANT POP-UP AT ZOCALO FOOD PARK FOR THE HOLIDAYS. OUR VAN MCNEIL, IS LIVE IN WALKER’S POINT. GOOD MORNING, VAN. THE PLACE TO BE. REPORTER: ABSOLUTELY. SO MUCH HOLIDAY FUN. OVER THE SUMMER, WE WANTED TO SEE HOW FOOD TRUCKS/RESTAURANTS PIVOTED. THEY HAVE DONE THE SAME THING. HI. THIS IS JOHN. [INDISCERNIBLE] YOU HAVE HOOKED UP WITH JESUS. HE RENTED   Read More

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    City hosts ‘Final Table’ cooking competition

    Indianapolis won’t have a team in a global cooking competition taking place here next month, but our culinary scene will be in the spotlight. The World Food Championships is bringing “The Final Table” to town Aug. 8-9, having home cooks, trained chefs and professional teams compete for a $100,000 grand prize. The competitors are the 10 category winners from the World Food Championships that took place in Dallas last fall. That competition drew 500 teams. Finalists in bacon, barbecue, burger, chili, chef, dessert, recipe, sandwich, seafood and steak sectors are going head to head at Ivy Tech Community College’s Culinary   Read More

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    Smells of home-cooked food fill the air: Vodec’s ATP program hosts cooking workshop | Food & Cooking

    From left, Regino Greco, day services coordinator, and assistant Megan Cano stir rice and pour vegetables into the chicken fried race they are making for Vodec’s Adult Transition Program on Friday. From left to right, Vodec’s Regino Greco, day services coordinator, Jenny Salsbury, day services supervisor, and assistant Megan Cano shows Vodec’s Adult Transition Program students how to make a street corn and chicken fried rice on Friday. Jenny Salsbury and Sean Jordan   Read More

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