July 3, 2022


Is Food In You

Four unique food businesses launched during the pandemic and more

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Michael Oldfield would make do-it-yourself cappelletti at his M.O. Pasta in the Hungerford Building in Rochester Friday, Could 6, 2022.

Hi buddies,

About the weekend I go through the 1st novel I have encountered that included the early times of the pandemic in its plot.

It took me back to the time in which we started putting out the D&C from our respective dwelling places of work — which was just unfathomable at the time. When I was not operating, I put in a large amount of time doom scrolling on my cell phone and zoning out on Netflix.

Which is why I uncover it exceptional that any individual completed substantially of anything at all in that time time period. But rather a handful of individuals in Rochester’s foodstuff scene designed strides towards satisfying their dreams t. I have interviewed dozens around the earlier number of months and will be crafting some of their tales in the future weeks.

Chef Cordero Rivera loads ground beef onto a New York chopped cheese taco at TacoDero's weekly Taco Tuesday pop-up at Flour City Station in Rochester.

Chef Cordero Rivera hundreds ground beef onto a New York chopped cheese taco at TacoDero’s weekly Taco Tuesday pop-up at Flour Town Station in Rochester.

Most not too long ago, I highlighted four cooks who both missing their employment or their companies in 2020 and released new firms that carry on to enhance Rochester’s food stuff scene:

• Michael Oldfield went from working for some of Chicago’s best dining places to starting M.O. Pasta, which focuses on refreshing pasta and pasta kits.

• Cordero Rivera went from cooking for hip-hop artists and NBA gamers in New York Town to starting off TacoDero, a pop-up operation and food items truck that focuses on birria tacos.

• Kim Roth, Rochester’s individual actuality Tv chef, went from acquiring dropped two jobs to serving her imaginative sushi in a tiny food items trailer termed the Back Alley Grill.

• Dave McDonald experienced to close his dream cafe, and subsequently released a business enterprise named Dope Munchie Crew, which would make chewy, massive, sweet-and-salty cookies.

Read through about them in this article and scroll down for a lot more food stuff news. Wishing you a tasty week!

Tracy Schuhmacher, foods, consume and society reporter

Right up until upcoming 7 days, keep up with Rochester’s food scene in the RocFlavors section of the D&C, or on my Instagram @rahchachow.

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This post initially appeared on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Four exceptional food businesses launched throughout the pandemic

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