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Dave’s Hot Chicken opens Thursday in Dearborn plus more restaurant and food news

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Dave’s Hot Chicken opens in Dearborn: Los Angeles-based fried chicken restaurant Dave’s Hot Chicken is opening its first Michigan location Thursday in Dearborn. Expect crispy fried chicken sliders and tenders with customizable heat levels, plus mac and cheese, slaw and crinkle-cut fries. Spice levels go from light mild to “reaper,” which requires diners to sign waiver before consuming. The chain was founded by chef Dave Kopushyan and some friends in 2017 and has quickly gained a following and now has famous investors including Drake, Samuel L. Jackson, Maria Shriver and Michael Strahan. 22208 Michigan, Dearborn. (313)

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Bidens caught violating DC mask mandate at posh Georgetown restaurant

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden were caught violating Washington, D.C.’s indoor mask mandate by walking through a high-end Georgetown restaurant without masks on Saturday.

The maskless Bidens were recorded leaving Fiola Mare while flanked by masked Secret Service agents.

The two dined at the pricey Italian seafood restaurant on the Potomac River after attending a service at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown, according to The Daily Mail.

Washington, D.C.’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser reinstated an indoor mask mandate in July amid the surge of the delta variant. The Bidens also violated Fiola Mare’s mask policy, which

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Fayemi signs food security bill, 3 others into law

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti State

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Friday, signed into law the Ekiti State Assembly Service Commission (re-enactment) Bill 2021, Food Security Bill, the state criminal Bill 2021 and the Ekiti State victim charter law.

Fayemi, in his remark, said the four new laws were geared toward enhancing good governance in the state.

The governor explained that the Ekiti State Criminal law was a combination of the three-year review of the criminal code law.

He said that one of the main tasks he assigned to the Ministry of Justice immediately he came to office

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Nigerians lament high cost of food, cooking gas, others

Some consumers have expressed concern over the current high prices of foodstuff and cooking gas, urging government to intensify measures to address the situation.

The citizens who spoke in a survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said the situation was making life unbearable for them.

A Lokoja-based civil servant, Comfort Ocheje, said the situation had become so intense that an average family of five now required double of the amount of money it used to take to feed in a month.

Mrs Ocheje said the rising cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas otherwise known as cooking gas had

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Food Heroes: Ethiopian avocado farmer’s ‘transformational’ crop |

Bogale Borena set up an avocado nursery in Yirgalem in the south of Ethiopia, and has been so successful with the venture that he was named as one of 17 Food Heroes by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Agency.

Food Heroes are recognized for their commitment to provide food for their communities and beyond.

He spoke to the UN ahead of World Food Day, marked annually on 16 October.

“My name is Bogale Borena and I am a 50 year old father of six. I recently set up an avocado nursery with the capacity to produce 40,000 grafted seedlings,

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North-East residents groan over high cost of food items

Some residents in the North East have decried the soaring prices of food items and Liquefied Petroleum Gas in the region. 

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that prices of food items and LPG otherwise called cooking gas have shot up by 30 per cent in the past few weeks in markets across the region.

A survey in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Dutse and Gombe showed that prices of grain like rice, maize and beans indicated galloping increase, a trend which exposed residents to hardship while most families resorted to firewood and charcoal due to exorbitant gas

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Food Heroes: Cameroon’s shrimp entrepreneur |

Cameroon sits on the Atlantic coast where Western and Central Africa meet. It was named “Rio dos Camarões” or, “River of Prawns”, by Portuguese explorers, because of the abundance of the crustaceans they discovered in the area. 

“As a little child, I was always fascinated to see women preparing seafood. When I was seven years old and I was still going to school, I would buy shrimp for my aunt, I would smoke it and then we would sell it. That’s how my business in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon began, some years ago. 



I used to cut wood at

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Spooky drinks, a restaurant reopens, and more Pittsburgh food news | Food | Pittsburgh

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Sushi being prepared at the newly opened Sushi Kim 2 on Smithfield Street in Downtown PIttsburgh

Inner Groove Brewing

751 E. Railroad Ave., Verona. innergroovebrewing.com
Inner Groove Brewing, based in Verona, is opening a second location in Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood, bringing a new tap room and a beer garden between the South Side Slopes and Mount Washington. The spot is still currently in the renovation stage, but beer fans can stay updated by browsing their Facebook and Instagram pages, as well as subscribing to their

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