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1 Star Review Challenge

Covid has taken a toll on all of us.  Small businesses have seen historic rates of loss and permanent closures. Small businesses in the restaurant industry are faring even worse on average than other industries.  Please keep in mind that consumer reviews impact small...

mm-hmm! That IS a Tasty Pizza!

Chefpanzee welcomes our newest partner - Victor’s Pizza - to the platform. Victor’s pizza is the brainchild of Victor Sevastyanenko & Amitpal Singh. Victor, who emigrated from Belarus in 1998, has many years of experience in the pizza business. Amitpal, who...

What is Birria? Where did it come from?

photo credit to @fig.eats Birria tacos have trended pretty hard as of late.  Once you try one, it’s not hard to understand why.  But where did they come from?   photo credit to The Library of Congress During the 16th century, the Spanish Conquistadors swept through...

6 Interesting Facts About Olives

6 Interesting Facts About Olives

BY Indu Sudhakar#1. Olives aren't exactly what you think they areAlthough commonly regarded as vegetables, olives are technically classified as fruits! Even more strangely, olives are part of the same family as lilacs & jasmine.#2. The olive game is a marathon,...

Round The World Food Bracket

  The Chefpanzee 'Round the World food bracket continues today with our next 8 competitors!   Round 1 group 4 Pastel De Choclo  This is a South American dish based on sweetcorn or “choclo.” It is also similar to pastel de elote, found in Mexican...

Adversity Prompts Local Restaurants to Innovate

Adversity Prompts Local Restaurants to Innovate

BY Indu SudhakarIndividuals and businesses alike have experienced huge losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Small restaurants, who normally function on thin margins, were hit especially hard by the health crisis. Despite the adversity, Utah restaurants are evolving,...

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