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Business Renewal in Detroit: Former NFL Player Ron Bartell Invests In His Hometown

Owner of Kuzzo's Chicken and Waffles offers a great experience and creates jobs outside downtown area

As a native Detroiter, Ron Bartell is passionate about investing in his community with his…

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Chef Phillip Ashley Rix Named Official Chocolatier of Grammy Gift Lounge

$79 golden praline is one of the most expensive chocolates on the market

Chef Phillip Ashley, who was featured as a Black Enterprise Modern Man, has been named…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Nestle Bid to Throw Out Child Slavery Lawsuit Rejected

Plaintiffs allege being fed scraps, not getting wages, and getting whipped

The three plaintiffs filed the class action suit in 2005, alleging they had been trafficked…

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City Eats: Miami’s Vibrant Culinary Scene Continues to Heat Up

From upscale restaurants to authentic food trucks, the city's hottest chefs are dishing up attention-grabbing meals

Joining the ranks of the nation’s greatest dining destinations, Miami has skyrocketed in prominence as…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Chipotle Faces Criminal Investigation for Norovirus Outbreak

Inspection of a California restaurant after outbreak reportedly found numerous safety violations

The Simi Valley norovirus outbreak reportedly made 234 people ill, and a Ventura County Public…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Food Network’s ‘Chopped Junior’ Finalist Talks Passion for Culinary Arts

Teen has already staked his claim as a chef to be reckoned with

Teen chef Bryce Taylor dishes on his fascination with cooking and his newfound fame on…

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Beat the Holiday Blues: 4 Healthy Holiday Snacks to Give You a Boost

Avoid packing on extra pounds during Christmas with these options

Although we’re satisfying our taste buds, the options may not be healthy, and that’s when…

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FDA Approves Genetically Altered Salmon for Consumption

Research shows black consumers more apt to think GM foods a health hazard than whites

Thursday, federal regulators approved genetically engineered salmon as fit for consumption.

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Diversifying Your Palate: New York African Restaurant Week Expanding Platform for Restaurateurs of Color

Founder Akin Akinsanya and team expanding exposure for chefs of the diaspora

Akin Akinsanya put his own spin on Restaurant Week, providing restaurateurs of African descent the…

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Boosting Income: Darius Williams Talks Cooking Up Brand Expansion and Audience Engagement

Cookbook author, comedian and foodie details his strategy for success

Online culinary sensation Darius Williams dishes about his journey and latest cookbook, Stories From My…

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#BmoreFriday: Baltimore Businesses Use Social Media to Pick Up the Pieces in Aftermath of Riots

Organizations and entrepreneurs promoting hashtag to boost foot traffic and customers

Baltimore businesses are still dealing with the aftermath of riots and a curfew, but have…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Fabulous Destinations for Solo Travelers

Afraid to travel alone? These hot spots for singles will get you going

Choosing a destination with activities to keep you busy, is easy to navigate and safe…

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Goodbye Corporate, Hello Cupcakes: Entrepreneur’s Life is as Sweet as It Looks

Chef and cupcake stylist Trina Monique talks changing lanes in business

Chef Trina Monique talks going from corporate life to the cupcake industry.

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Shake Shack Goes Public

The company is valued at $745 million

Shake Shack will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange today. The company, which…

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City Eats: Experience Eclectic Dining Options in Dallas

From tex mex to contemporary southern cuisine, city offers variety for the palate

This city offers everything from barbecue, to tex mex to contemporary southern cuisine to satisfy…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Busy Pro on the Go? Save Time with Dinner Kits Delivered To Your Door

Gain convenience and a time-saving option for dining

For busy professionals and families’ on-the-go, there’s a new wave of online companies delivering ready…

By Kandia Johnson

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UPDATE: B. Smith, Reported Missing, Found in New York City

Past Women of Power Legacy Award winner dealing with Alzheimer's

Restauranteur, author and TV host battling Alzheimer’s last seen Tuesday, Nov. 25.

By Janell Hazelwood

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Side Hustle: 4 Lucrative Celebrity Passion Projects That Rock

These industry leaders successfully expanded their brands beyond their main gigs

From food and fashion to design and technology, here are some of our favorite multi-passionate…

By Kandia Johnson

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Product Recall: McDonald’s Hello Kitty Happy Meal Toy

Commission finds toy poses a choking hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled 2.3 million whistle toys placed inside McDonald’s Happy Meals…

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Female Leaders Winning: B. Smith, Making Strides in Business

Battling her challenge to overcome Alzheimer’s, this food industry power woman is continuing legacy

In a special series, BlackEnterprise.com highlights female leaders in industries from media, to business, to…

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