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    A high-profile company and a TV food show are eyeing downtown Tucson | Subscriber

    The top floors of the One South Church tower in downtown Tucson will remain offices and a high-profile employer is considering a move there. Kelly Presnell / Arizona Daily Star With the hopes of luring a high-profile employer and film and TV producers into downtown Tucson, the Rio Nuevo board has committed $600,000 in incentives. The employer, who is expressing interest in occupying space in the One South Church tower, would receive free parking. The $100,000 allocation would be for five years as long as the employer has at least 30 workers on site, board member Edmund Marquez said in  

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    Walmart, so Yummy Team up on New Cooking Show With Shoppable Content

    Walmart is partnering with So Yummy, the maker of viral food content videos, on shoppable recipes. This is Walmart’s latest foray into next-gen e-commerce strategies, including livestream shopping. So Yummy earns 350 million monthly video views on social media, and broadcasts to 40 million homes. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Walmart is teaming up with So Yummy, a media brand behind a slew of viral online food videos, to create shoppable content. So Yummy, a subsidiary of First Media, will air 10 episodes of a new reality show called Unbox’d beginning on May 17 alongside the  

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    Female Boxer Wants to Show You Can Win Olympic Gold as a Vegan

    Tammara Thibeault is a young vegan boxer who is out to show the world that you don’t need to eat meat or dairy to get protein and train for your sport at the highest levels. The 24-year-old boxer is training intensely for the Tokyo games and eats a strictly vegan diet and says she hopes is to raise worldwide awareness about the nutritional and overall health benefits of living plant-based. “I’m proof you can get all the nutrients you need if you’re living plant-based,” Thibeault, who is boxing for Canada, asserted. “Three years ago, I started slowly cutting meat out  

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    Food Network debuting cannabis cooking show ‘Chopped 420’

    Vaping bans go too far, says cannabis company co-founder Saucey Farms and Extracts co-founder Alex Todd calls for more transparency on vaping products rather than have government over-reach with an outright ban. Calls for bans have increased by health officials after recent illnesses and deaths have allegedly been linked to THC-related vaping products. The Food Network has high hopes for cannabis content. The network is launching “Chopped 420,” a new twist on its cooking competition “Chopped,” which will task contestants to cook with cannabis, Deadline reported. The network is launching “Chopped 420,” a new twist on its cooking competition “Chopped.”  

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    Minnesota family featured on Andrew Zimmern’s new cooking show

    Twin Cities comedian and podcaster, Sheletta Brundidge, appeared on the Discovery Plus show with her family. Twin Cities comedian and podcaster Sheletta Brundidge, her husband Shawn, and their four children will be featured on an episode of Andrew Zimmern’s new cooking show streaming on Discovery Plus. It’s called Family Dinner. Zimmern is a celebrity chef who got his start in Minnesota. In Family Dinner, he visits a different home each week to learn about the food and family traditions of people from all walks of life. Sheletta, a Twin Cities media personality and autism advocate, was featured in an episode  

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    Ludacris gets cooking in new streaming show

    LOS ANGELES — Ludacris can rap, write songs, and act. He just can’t cook, and no, opening cans and slapping together bologna or grilled cheese sandwiches doesn’t count. Back in his days of, as he says, not having “two nickels to rub together,” Ludacris would throw together whatever he could find, chow down and get back to his music. “When men like myself are hungry, we just want to eat,” he said Thursday on a video call. “We don’t want to take 30 minutes to an hour to cook.” He’s finally upping his skills in the kitchen in “Luda Can’t  

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    Michelle Obama Will Star In A New Netflix Show Called ‘Waffles + Mochi’

    At this point, it might feel like you’ve binged every single thing in your Netflix queue and are simply waiting for the next season of The Great British Baking Show to begin (same, same). But the streaming service just made a huge announcement today that may just make you feel like a kid again. Former First Lady Michelle Obama is getting her very own cooking show on Netflix! And it features adorable puppets! Michelle will be working as the star and executive producer of the new show Waffles + Mochi. Waffles and Mochi are two of her puppet co-stars, and  

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    The Beet Cooks On: a New Nantucket Cooking Show

    This winter island residents are turning to food for more than just sustenance. We’re sharing cooking ideas and recipes on Facebook groups, joining the Atheneum for their Yummy Monday Zoom gatherings, finding camaraderie in trading tips and ingredients, and now we are all watching Chef Felino Samson’s Winter Cooking Series called “The Beet Cooks On.” “We can’t travel this winter, so travel with us through our food,” comments Felino as he brings his viewers to China, Italy, and beyond. The first episode, which premiered on January 20, features Sichuan Broccoli & Tofu. Chef Samson talks about where the dish  

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    Michelle Obama launches Netflix children’s show ‘Waffles + Mochi’ to encourage healthy eating

    Michelle Obama launching Spotify-exclusive podcast The former first lady’s new podcast will hold candid conversations with a focus on relationships and health. LOS ANGELES – Michelle Obama is launching a new children’s food show on Netflix with a pair of puppets called “Waffles + Mochi” to encourage healthy eating habits. The show, which will be available March 16, will be “all about good food: discovering it, cooking it, and of course, eating it,” the former first lady posted on social media. The 20-minute episodes will combine live action and puppets, and Obama will be a series regular. The show centers  

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    Food Network welcomes restaurant owner Ed Canlon to a new reality cooking show |The Dish

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Here we are for another taste of The Dish. See it weekly live, broadcast from the Staten Island Advance/SILIVE.com’s Facebook page, or get a dose of it in a “rerun” later in the day. The on-the-spot presentation dishes on the borough’s dynamic food industry and takes a behind-the-scenes look at some of the unique eats in our community at 9 a.m. each Wednesday. Give a big “hello” to Ed Canlon, owner of Canlon’s Restaurant in Oakwood. This Chopped! Champ will return to Food Network. On Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 10 p.m. Canlon will be featured  

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