Day: February 6, 2021

Tifton-based Italian restaurant plans new location in Warner Robins

A popular South Georgia Italian restaurant is planning to expand into Central Georgia and open its second location in just a few months.

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Fresco Italiano is a Tifton-based eatery that will be opening at 1208 Russell Parkway in Warner Robins. That’s the former Ole Times Country Buffet building.

“What we want to do is really not be cookie-cutter with it, but bring something similar to it,” said Chasitie Roberts.

Roberts is the general manager of the first location in Tifton and she’ll be running the Warner Robins location as well. She’s part of the Torres Hospitality Group, which includes Christian Torres, his wife Margarita, and his two brothers.

Roberts says they’re all about quality at Fresco Italiano. The family-owned small chain has homemade sauces and 100% Angus beef steaks. She recommends trying those on your first visit.

The steaks are cut in-house and aged

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Must-have Super Bowl snacks, foods and recipes

CBS4 anchors and meteorologists share their favorite Big Game foods

Tailgate party spread with hot wings, pig in a blanket, nachos, pretzels, and popcorn with football and a football jersey.

INDIANAPOLIS — You’re probably not throwing a Super Bowl party this year (Dr. Fauci says don’t do it), but there’s no reason your stomach should suffer.

We asked the CBS4 team to share their must-have snacks for the Big Game, along with recipes if they had them handy. Some are traditional favorites, while others are a bit unexpected for those of you who want to get creative with this year’s menu.

Angela Brauer: Feta tomato dip

Give her anything with cheese and she’s happy — pizza, mozzarella sticks, cheese ball, charcuterie board. Right now she’s loving this viral Tik Tok recipe that’s super easy to make. Of course, it also involves cheese.

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Impossible Foods Wants To ‘Completely Replace Animals,’ President Says After Price Cut Announcement

Plant-based food maker and Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ: BYND) rival Impossible Foods announced Tuesday a new price cut at grocery stores as part of its strategy to “completely replace animals as part of the food system,” Impossible Foods President Dennis Woodside said on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”


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Price Cut: Impossible Foods slashed the retail price of its plant-based meat alternative products by 20% in the U.S. The decision to cut prices follows the company’s growth over the past year from 200 stores to 17,000 stores and a nine-fold increase in production.

“With that scale, we are getting efficiencies in our production system, we are seeing lower unit costs and we are passing those on to consumers,” he said. “And that’s our strategy.”

Ultimately, the company plans to price its products identical to commodity-based beef. After the recent price cuts, Impossible Foods’ products are within the

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DHCD awards $261k in grants for food security, Alzheimer’s and family support programs

Formed in 1948, the Desert Healthcare District is a local government agency with a mission to help all District residents achieve optimal health at all stages of life. Together, the District and Desert Healthcare Foundation are one of the largest funders in the Coachella Valley, awarding grants in five funding strategic areas: health care infrastructure and services; behavioral and mental health; homelessness; services to people with chronic conditions and economic protection, recovery and food security.

a group of people sitting at a table: The Joslyn Center offers a Lunch Bunch Quilters group every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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The Joslyn Center offers a Lunch Bunch Quilters group every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon.

At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, the seven-member Desert Healthcare District and Foundation Board approved three new grants and extended an existing one, committing $261,826 to services and programs that benefit valley residents.

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