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ON THE BEAT – COMMUNITY AND CULTURE

October 15th, 2019 by

ICONIC BRITISH RESTAURANT ST. JOHN IS OPENING IN LOS ANGELES

Sept. 18, 2019

Peter Meehan, Los Angeles Times

A British restaurant “St. John” is opening its first out-of-England restaurant in mid-October at the Platform shopping center in Century City. The late Anthony Bourdain loved the food and wrote the introduction to the head chef’s cookbook.



NO EMPTY STOMACHS TO BE FOUND AT 2019 TASTE OF BLOOMINGTON

June 23, 2019

Avery Williams, Indiana Daily Student

The annual food festival Taste of Bloomington is back this weekend to host hungry Hoosiers. For a $10 fee, visitors can try new food and hear live music. There is a plethora of choices for customers, from Mother Bears Pizza to Taste of India.



AREPAS VENEZUELAN GASTROPUB: A NEW TAKE ON HISPANIC CUISINE

June 11, 2019

Megan Betz, Bloom Magazine

Juan Palacios and Darlene Gonzalez, owners of Juancho’s Munchies food truck, opened their restaurant in April. Arepas serves its Venezuelan name, a corn pattie that combines a tortilla and a tamale.



21-YEAR-OLD ETHAN WHITE OPENS RUSH BOWLS

April 2, 2019

Claire Curry, Bloomington Beat

Ethan White, a recent IU graduate, opened Rush Bowls last February. He wanted to use his new business degree to franchise a healthy, acai bowl and smoothie shop that can satisfy customers, like himself, with dietary restrictions.



CRAFT BEER LOOKS BEYOND ‘YOUNG WHITE DUDES WITH BEARDS’

January 14, 2019

Dave Infante, New York Times

The craft beer business is evolving past young, white men as its brewers and is expanding its cultural diversity. More investment is going into brewers of different races and cultures. However, many breweries walk a fine line between searching for true inclusion and looking like a money grab.



B-TOWN BECOMING A ‘BOOTSRAPS COMMUNITY’ OF UNCONVENTIONAL COLLABORATIONS

Feb. 2, 2016

Jonna Mary Yost, Limestone Post

Alicia and Adam Sweet, owners of King Dough pizza in downtown Bloomington, have a unique approach to business. Instead of working within their own business, they collaborate with Bloomington Brewing Company and Hopscotch Coffee. Many of their ingredients come from local farms.