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  • First Look US restaurants host refugee chefs as part of worldwide festival

    For the first time, restaurants in US cities will turn over their kitchens to refugee chefs for an evening as part of the Refugee Food Festival, organized by the United Nations Refugee Agency and a French nonprofit. The purpose of the program is to increase awareness about the experiences of refugees. 

  • Poke bowl trend combines choice, healthy ingredients

    Many of the latest food trends in the United States, including açaí bowls and sushi burritos, are being driven by environmentally aware Millennials who enjoy customizing quick and healthy fusion-flavored meals. 

  • First Look British chefs cook up food waste solutions

    In Britain, chefs have started concept restaurants, soup kitchens, and social enterprises turning waste into meals. With no national food waste program, nonprofits have been taken the lead to redistribute food and change the way people think about kitchen scraps.

  • First Look South Carolina pitmaster breaks mold as James Beard winner

    Rodney Scott, who runs a South Carolina barbecue restaurant, was recently named the James Beard Foundation's Best Chef Southeast. Mr. Scott's win, one of three African-American winners this year, reflects the larger embrace of barbecue and Southern cooking in the food world.

 

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Spectactors attend the opening of the Lumiere 2018 Grand Lyon Film Festival, in Lyon, France, Oct. 13.

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