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Chef Heena Patel removes meat from menu at Besharam restaurant

Award-winning Besharam has served Gujarati comfort at Dogpatch for three years and has opened and reopened three times, evolving the menu with each turn. The restaurant opened in 2018 as part of the Alta Restaurant group, when chef Daniel Patterson insisted the menu should include five or six animal proteins, while chef Heena Patel says […]

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Ivy Asia’s racist video matches a restaurant menu full of stereotypes

Caprice Holdings’ Ivy Asia came under fire over the weekend after posting a promotional video filled with racist stereotypes and reductive caricatures. The Ivy Asia Chelsea, which is the third restaurant in a group known for its use of Orientalist decor and culturally flattening menu descriptors, removed the video from all social media channels on […]