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MASSAPEQUA, NY — Danny’s Chinese Kitchen has opened a second location in Massapequa. The coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop business owners and brothers Danny and David Antin from forging ahead.
The American-owned Chinese restaurant, located at 20 Broadway, offers takeout, free delivery, curbside pickup (upon request) and catering services.
“We’re thrilled to open and be part of the Massapequas,” said Danny Antin. “It’s a remarkable accomplishment for us to open during these unprecedented and challenging times, and while we’re adjusting to a new normal, our recipe for success remains the same: outstanding service, delicious Chinese food made from fresh ingredients, in an immaculately clean environment.”
Danny’s Chinese Kitchen’s features lunch specials, combination platters, chef specialties, healthy choices and vegetarian options. Signature items include Barbecue Spare Ribs, General Tso’s and Sesame Chicken, Pastrami Egg Rolls and Lo Mein Zoodles (zucchini noodles). The full menu can be viewed at DannysChineseKitchen.com.
HONG KONG (AP) — China has become a battleground for plant-based meat companies looking to tap into the world’s largest market for meat-consumption.
American plant-based meat company Impossible Foods Inc. said Thursday it is awaiting regulatory approval to enter the China market, while rivals such as Beyond Meat have pushed forward with plans to set up production in China despite edgy relations between Beijing and Washington.
Those are just two of the companies with sights set on the 1.4 billion Chinese consumers they hope may join their Western counterparts in seeking alternatives to meat beyond traditional mock meat offerings that already span the spectrum from faux crab to duck breast and steak.
Impossible Foods needs extra regulatory approvals because its plant-based meat products include genetically modified substances including heme, a molecule that imparts a meaty flavor, as well as soy protein
“We’re going through a regulatory process and it takes
Welcome to the Capital Note, a newsletter (coming soon) about finance and economics. On the menu today: The New Gold Rush, Sweden’s Corporate Health, the Return of Target 2, plus some stories from around the Web and an introduction to Che Guevara, central banker.
The New Gold Rush
Gold reached a record high of $2,000 an ounce on Monday. With real yields on Treasuries at record lows, investors are turning to precious metals as an alternative store of value. Meanwhile, the trade-weighted dollar index has fallen 5 percent since its May high. Some analysts have gone so far as to forecast the decline of the dollar as the global-reserve currency.
Oh, the vagaries of markets. In March, economists were warning of a dollar shortage. A global dash for cash early in the crisis brought the dollar index up 8