Day: March 29, 2021

McDonald’s starts offering vegan meat in China

McDonald’s will begin serving vegan spam dubbed OmniPork Luncheon Meat as part of its breakfast menu in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen.

The OmniPork Luncheon Meat was rolled out to 280 McDonald’s locations in Hong Kong and Macau last October.

It is a plant-based version of Hormel’s popular canned meat made of soybeans, wheat, beets, and coconut oil and manufactured by OmniFoods, a Hong Kong-based company founded by David Yeung, the entrepreneur behind social enterprise Green Monday.

The positive response prompted McDonald’s to offer this plant-based option in other Asian markets.

A growing number of Chinese consumers are seeking food choices

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Lido Chinese Restaurant to close after 30 years in OKC Asian District

The rumors are true: Lido Chinese Restaurant, 2518 Military Dr., will close next week when March ends. 

Much to the chagrin of my esteemed colleague Steve Lackmeyer, the 30-year-old restaurant that helped build the Asian District as we know it today is packing up its wonton soup, it’s claypots and vermicelli bowls and calling it a career.

Since December, rumors have swirled around social media about the future of the restaurant. Owner Eric Ly spoke with me briefly last week and confirmed he planned to close at month’s end.

“It’s time,” he said. “Thirty years is a long time.”

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Household Banana Nut Bread Recipe Recipe

The World’s Greatest 50 Restaurants is an inventory produced by UK media firm William Reed Enterprise Media , which originally appeared in the British magazine Restaurant , primarily based on a poll of worldwide chefs , restaurateurs , gourmands and restaurant critics In addition to the principle ranking, the organisation awards a sequence of particular prizes for individuals and eating places, together with the One To Watch award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Cooks’ Selection Award, the latter primarily based on votes from the fifty head cooks from the restaurants on the earlier 12 months’s record. It is a … Read More