Dishing Out Some Brisket Mac Wrap

Adella Miesner

CASSELBERRY, Fla. — If you melt over gooey cheese and you enjoy sliced, tender brisket, your knees are about to buckle.

Chef Alexander Diaz owns Alex’s Fresh Kitchen and he is praising his Brisket Mac Wrap that, when sliced hot, reveals a cross-section worthy of video in slow motion that you’ll want to post — likely with theme music.

So let’s cook! (Oh, and the “Cake Lady” working alongside Alex just happens to be his beloved mom.) 

Brisket Mac Wrap — Alex’s Fresh Kitchen


  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 (any brand) beer, can
  • Brisket rub (Alex’s secret recipe, but feel free to make your own or use a pre-made mixture)
  • 10 to 12 pounds of whole beef brisket
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1. Remove the brisket from the refrigerator. Trimming a cold brisket is easier than trimming a room-temperature brisket. Flip the brisket over so that the pointed

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Lucky Bird Los Angeles Partners With Epic Kitchens to Open First Ghost Kitchen in Chicago on October 1st

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CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lucky Bird, best known for its juicy Fried Chicken Buckets and sandwiches, has partnered with Epic Kitchens to open the brand’s first ghost kitchen in Chicago on September 21. The popular chef-driven restaurant located in Los Angeles’s historic Grand Central Station will offer a diverse menu of signature fried chicken dishes, delicious sides, and beverages for locals to order through and via third-party delivery partners including DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, Caviar, and Postmates. 

Originally founded in Downtown Los Angeles in August 2018 by Chef Chris Dane, the philosophy of Lucky Bird is good fried chicken can solve anything. Making everything from scratch, from buttermilk biscuits to homemade hot sauce, Lucky Bird does their very best to source ingredients locally to ensure the freshest and highest quality product, but most of all they believe there are not many things a bucket

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Gourmet Burger Kitchen to close 26 restaurants and axe 362 jobs

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Gourmet Burger Kitchen to close 26 restaurants and axe 362 jobs



Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) is to close 26 restaurants and axe 362 roles despite being saved from administration.

The chain has been bought in a rescue deal by Boparan Restaurant Group, which also snapped Carluccio’s out of insolvency earlier in the pandemic.

GBK said it had started to see improvements in trading last year after a major restructuring process in 2018, which saw it shut a raft of sites.

However, the company, which had been owned by South African group Famous Brands, said it slid into administration after the virus impacted upon its liquidity and potential to be sold as a solvent business.

The group has now been sold in a pre-pack administration deal after working with insolvency specialists at Deloitte.

It said the move will save 35 sites and 669 jobs from its

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3 Ways to Use Up Leftover Holiday Ham

Adella Miesner

While most people mark Thanksgiving with a roast turkey, some opt for ham instead. It’s the perfect size for smaller families, and often takes less time and labour to prepare. One of the best things about serving ham is having leftovers. If you don’t have leftover ham on hand, it’s definitely worth buying a fresh ham for these delicious recipes.

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Our Ham and Apple Risotto is a delicious side dish for fall. Creamy, slow-cooked rice serves as the backdrop for the pairing of savoury diced ham and Parmesan with the sweet-tart flavour of apple. This recipe goes well with chicken or turkey, and roasted vegetables.

Frozen hash brown potatoes make our Cajun Ham Hash a breeze to make. Chili powder can serve as a stand-in if Cajun seasoning is unavailable. Serve with eggs — any style — for an easy weekend brunch, or a satisfying

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Rescue deal agreed for Gourmet Burger Kitchen restaurant chain

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Hundreds of jobs have been saved after a rescue deal for Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) was agreed, but a number of restaurants not part of the sale will close.

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The burger chain has been saved as a going concern in a rescue deal funded by the Boparan Restaurant Group which owns casual dining brands such as Giraffe and Ed’s Easy Diner.

The acquisition includes a portfolio of 35 restaurants and safeguards 669 jobs. However, there will be 27 branches that will close and 362 redundancies.

GBK had been operating on a reduced basis following the Covid-19 lockdown. The hospitality industry had to shut sites in March and was only able to start reopening from July, with social distancing measures in place.

Disruption from the pandemic impacted the business’ liquidity, driving the need to find a funding or sale solution, according to Deloitte, which advised on

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Baileys’ Restaurants to debut new ghost kitchen concept this Thursday

Adella Miesner

‘Tis the season for ghosts…and ghost kitchens.

In simple terms, a ghost kitchen is a restaurant without seats, a narrow-focus pivot created to cater to the burgeoning food pickup and delivery business. Ghost kitchens tend to focus on a single, popular item. Recently, KC-style ribs, sandwiches, and other chicken wing riffs have launched out of kitchens in St. Louis, and a smashburger ghost kitchen is on the horizon.

Last month, Dave and Kara Bailey, owners of Baileys’ Restaurants, introduced Wing Ding Dong, a chicken-wing based ghost kitchen concept operating out of Baileys’ Range.

This Thursday, they plan to roll out a new concept: Playing Ketchup, which will feature all-beef “ripper” hot dogs and brats—specifically the Grant’s Farm brat from G&W Meat, prepared in Zwickel, onion, and seasoning. 

The name was a snap for the Baileys. “Double entendres are the name of the game in ghost kitchens, apparently,” says Dave, adding

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Ashland Community Kitchen provides help to those in need

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ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Judith Little stood outside The Neighborhood in Ashland on Thursday, waiting for a ride back to her apartment. She had come specifically to the Ashland Community Kitchen, with the hope of getting one of the boxes of food it gives out once a month. She was not disappointed, and said that all of the people she has met at The Neighborhood are good people and very helpful.

“I get their food boxes every time I can,” Little said. “They are real good about it, and they have a thing going on about seniors. If you are a senior, they have senior boxes with a lot of food in them. They have helped me a lot,” Little said. “And I come over here and eat during the week when they serve food, too,” she said.

Little said the food boxes go a long way for her toward

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TB12 Launches “Performance Meals” in Collaboration with The Good Kitchen

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BOSTON, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TB12, the health and wellness brand co-founded by six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady and business partner Alex Guerrero, announces today an exclusive new line of healthy and convenient prepared meals in partnership with fast-growing subscription and delivery meal service, The Good Kitchen. Adhering to TB12’s nutritional philosophy, each Performance Meal contains an optimal balance of plant-based whole foods and sustainably-sourced protein.

TB12 Launches “Performance Meals” in Collaboration with The Good Kitchen.

“When it comes to meal planning, our clients often feel as though a tradeoff exists between taste, convenience and nutrition,” said John Burns, CEO of TB12. “Our new line of Performance Meals created in collaboration with The Good Kitchen taste great and are ready to eat in under five minutes, making them an easy way for anyone to get the right fuel that their body needs.” 

TB12’s Performance Meals

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Guests to Enjoy Healthy, Gluten Free Dishes at Russo’s New York Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen

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HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “If it isn’t fresh, don’t serve it!” – that’s the Russo’s New York Pizzeria promise. The brand’s commitment to fresh, made-from-scratch food is the driving force behind its new menu items, which burst with fresh and exceptional flavors guaranteed to delight both loyal and new diners.

Russo’s New York Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen – which offers dine-in, takeout, delivery, and catering – is passionate about menu innovation. Through Chef Anthony Russo’s hand-picked ingredients and commitment to imaginative new tastes, healthy and gluten-free options have been perfectly crafted to showcase fresh, high-quality ingredients. Just like any member of the family, our guest’s dietary constraints are something we consider in the kitchen. The increased consumer demand for vegetable-rich and celiac-conscious dishes has inspired Chef Russo to grow the menu options for a variety of diets.

“Being able to adapt our menu like this showcases our

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Why Baker’s Kitchen is Dubai Marina’s best-kept secret

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This hidden gem is a delightful spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner…

Baker’s Kitchen is a community-focused cafe tucked away in Dubai Marina, around the corner from Grosvenor House. You’d be forgiven for not having stumbled across it, but once you’ve been, we’re sure you’ll be going back for more.

The concept is run by delightfully enthusiastic baker, and face of the brand, Sven Mostegl, who will be more than happy to stop and have a proper conversation with you. “Once you’re in my home, you’re part of my family,” he tells us, and we believe him. Running the kitchen is talented chef, Heike Voigt, who loves to get creative with new dishes.

Whether you’re just stopping by to pick up a loaf of bread, or bringing your family over for breakfast, you’ll be welcomed with open

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