Hey, guys! This is me, Natalia. Before we start, I’ve got something for you, a cookie 😊 Cute isn’t it?
Yes, we’ve taken a week off last week, and we do not regret it!
Now, all refreshed and reenergized, we are ready for the new season. Also this week the Online Culinary Academy by Chef Rudakova is celebrating 1 year! 🥳
What’s coming to the OCA you may ask? New, Bigger, Better classes - is your answer!
Here’re some recipes that inspired me this week to cook up the storm at home:
Ok, enough for the intro. Let’s get to it already.
INDUSTRY NEWS DIGEST
🥤 100% reusable. It seems like Starbucks is serious about levelling up its sustainability systems. Now at some store locations every coffee cup is reusable.
👩🍳 Dominique Crenn is at it again. And we love it! Dominique Crenn launched a new restaurant, Golden Poppy in Paris, a “perfect & delicious blend of California soul and Parisian sophistication”.
I’ve said it before and I say it again, Dominique Crenn is the absolute icon!
If I get to visit at least one of her restaurants before I die, I die happy.
If I get to interview her, I’ll die of happiness right after posting the said interview. 😂 #lifegoals
🌹 Noma Projects new EARLY RELEASE. Wild Rose vinegar is out for sale, but not for too long.
All the Noma Projects products are wildly popular and get sold out almost immediately, so hurry up!
🧇 Boozy Waffles. How old will Eleven be in the new Stranger Things movie?…
Well… she must be of age, since Eggo just dropped the “Brunch in a Jar”, a collab product with Tennessee's Sugarlands Distilling Company.
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SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS DIGEST
But who wins the award in the food category?
What’s interesting about this year selection and something that fellow food content creators should pay attention to, is that 3 out of 5 nominees are solely Shorts content creators.
Now that you had time to check out all the nominees, and maybe discover new YouTubers to follow (I certainly did), 🥁🥁🥁 here’s the winner of 2023 Food Category Streamy Awards:
To sum up, don’t overthink algorithm, hashtags and hacks like re-uploading the videos to boost engagement. Think viewers first!
Well, now you can with this new Instagram feature.
And that’s it for this week!
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