Watch now: Popular food truck set for return to Decatur | Dining

Will Kreznick

The Burrito Truck is getting spruced up for its return to the Decatur food scene in the coming weeks.

Donnette Beckett

DECATUR — Parked in a slightly hidden spot on Pershing Road in Decatur is the welcome sign of an old favorite.

The Burrito Truck, the brightly painted food truck that features tacos, tortas and, of course, burritos, is getting cleaned up for a public return.

“Yes, we are coming back,” said Burrito Truck owner Raymondo Padron.

Former Coronas Mexican Grill gets new tenant

Padron has been painting and preparing the mobile restaurant for the customers missing his Mexican

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Purveyors Want Taxpayers To Pay For Beer That Expired During Covid Lockdowns

Will Kreznick

As the drinking and dining industry celebrates victories like better-than-anticipated sales and the July 1 full reopening of New York City’s leisure and hospitality businesses, most bar and restaurant owners are still struggling mightily to financially recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. Though they got direct relief from the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 in March, they and their supplier partners continue to lobby for the

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Catholic Charities St. Cloud Senior Dining Frozen Meal Distribution Sites Announced for May

Will Kreznick

(KNSI) – Catholic Charities is continuing its award-winning senior dining frozen meal distribution pop-up sites for May.

Meals for those over the age of 60 with a completed registration form are available at 26 locations this month.

  • Albany – May 3rd at Pondview Estates 334 Golfview Drive from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Foley – May 10th at Foley Area CARE 321 6th Avenue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • St. Cloud – May 10th at First Presbyterian Church 340 5th Avenue South from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • St. Cloud – May 11th at Catholic Charities Emergency Services 157
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US chicken shortage blamed on pandemic, fried sandwich craze

Will Kreznick

Chicken-lovers are going to have to wing it through the Great Poultry Crisis of 2021.

America’s biggest fast-food companies reported earnings this week, and executives from KFC to Wingstop stressed a dire situation — there’s simply not enough chicken to go around. 

A meat-processing slowdown caused by pandemic safety measures along with a surge in demand for recently rolled out fried chicken sandwiches are largely behind the shortage, executives said this week.

“Demand for the new sandwich has been so strong that, coupled with general tightening in domestic chicken supply, our main challenge has been keeping up with that demand,”

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In conversation with TeaSquares founder

Will Kreznick

The global botanical extracts market—which includes all uses for botanicals, of which dietary supplements account for the largest market—is projected to reach $7.59bn by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 8.7%, according to Market Watch​.

The market for foods and beverages that contain botanicals is projected to be valued at $1.49bn by 2025, growing at a CAGR of around 3.2%, according to Zion Research​. Of this, beverages hold a predominant share.

According to Buckner, who founded TeaSquares in 2016 infusing ingredients such as green tea, ashwagandha, matcha, and blueberry açai into bite-sized snacks squares, botanicals and

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