Pioneering

Son of pioneering sushi chef Ken Tominaga takes the reins of late father PABU’s FiDi restaurant

Keita Tominaga, son of pioneering Bay Area sushi chef Ken Tominaga, takes over the kitchen of PABU Izakaya, the downtown San Francisco restaurant his father started with celebrity chef Michael Mina in 2014. Ken Tominaga died in April after a short battle with cancer; he was 61 years old. Keita steps into his new role …

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The Irish food industry can contribute to innovative transformation by pioneering animal-free meat – The Irish Times

Preventing climate disasters requires transformative innovations that go beyond historical precedents. Large-scale changes in the global food system, which is responsible for about a third of global greenhouse gases, are necessary to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, including moving away from animal-based diets in rich countries. Ireland can play a role in this …

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Culinary Kudos: Pioneering Chef Showcasing Rural West African Cuisine | Global Development

OWhen Fatmata Binta was 11, she and her family fled the civil war in Sierra Leone and went to live in a small village in neighboring Guinea. Hundreds of refugees descended on a place that could only accommodate a hundred. Resources and budgets were extremely limited. The Fula pastoral community of Binta was proud of …

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