The Feed: Ukiyo Opens, And Oprah Discovers The Cake Bake Shop
Nigiri fans belly up to the sushi bar at Ukiyo.
Fortune named Martha Hoover, restaurateur and founder of the Patachou, Inc. empire, to their 2017 list of Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink. The visionary behind an ever-growing number of Indianapolis-area restaurants and the Patachou Foundation is acknowledged for her commitment to social change through food. The magazine noted her mission to provide employees […]
Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez, founder & CEO of Hot Bread Kitchen, will lead a discussion at The Toby regarding economic enterprise and the social impact food businesses have on communities. The organization, established in 2007, funds on-the-job training to women of diverse backgrounds who face employment and language barriers in East Harlem. Hot Bread Kitchen sells […]
Almost a decade ago, I wrote a profile of Martha Hoover—she of the Patachou empire—and interviewed an up-and-coming chef for the story, an accomplished toque who seemed genuinely annoyed and perplexed by Hoover’s success and diners’ cult-like devotion to her menus. “What’s so special?” the chef sniffed. “It’s just a bunch of omelets.” Let the […]