Tiny restaurants serving incredible food










Tiny restaurants serving incredible food














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Charleston restaurants offer compostable to-go containers, but most end up in the landfill | Food

Most Charleston-area restaurants that offered “eco-friendly” takeout packaging before the pandemic have continued to invest in the more expensive containers. 

But many restaurant owners aren’t aware that, unless taken to a commercial composting facility, those corn straws and bamboo boxes do little to save the Earth. 

That’s because at-home composting units can’t properly dispose of the containers, and landfills often lack the oxygen needed for those cartons and utensils to properly decompose. Recycling those items will do no good and might even contaminate other reusable materials. 



Downtown Charleston restaurant owners push for legislation to help industry survive crisis

Jana Davis of the Charleston Surfrider Foundation says the restaurant industry’s groupthink contributes to “greenwashing,” or fostering the false impression that a company is going out of its way to help protect the environment. 

While new options for biodegradable and compostable food packaging have hit the market since the start of the pandemic, which elevated the importance of takeout, those might not

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4 Greater Cleveland restaurants lauded by Food & Wine; Ohio ranked as 9th best pizza state

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Food & Wine magazine has ranked Ohio the ninth best pizza state in the country, citing a slew of restaurants including Greater Cleveland spots Geraci’s, Harlow’s, Il Rione and Mama Santa’s.

The ranking is a timely look at pizza, a sector of the restaurant industry that held up well during the pandemic, with its delivery distribution already established at a time when the takeout model was being embraced and enhanced.

“Pizza-wise, this is as balkanized a state as you will find, each city and region very much into their own style,” writes the magazine’s David Landsel.

Says the magazine about the four places:

“In Cleveland, there are pan-style pizzas topped with a provolone at institutions like Geraci’s in University Heights, now over a half-century old, or Mama Santa’s, in the city’s Little Italy. … At some point, however, you’ll be happy to snap back

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The best fast food deals to grab in May










The best fast food deals to grab in May














Lacey Muszynski



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