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Upper West Side Cafe, Lounge Adds CBD Syrup To Menu

UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — An Upper West Side coffee bar and lounge is hopping on the CDB (Cannabidiol) trend by rolling out a line of specialty cocktails featuring a CBD syrup that's designed to mix evenly with beverages. Da Capo on Columbus Avenue between West 75th and 76th streets has partnered with the company Azuca to feature its cannabis-infused sweeteners, the restaurant announced. Customers…

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10 Eateries Serving CBD Food and Drinks in 2018

As CBD proves to be a versatile ingredient in everything from beauty products to coffee grounds, this cannabis extract shows no signs of slowing down. CBD has now started to pop-up on dinner and drink menus at some restaurants, as interest in its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties continues to increase. Coffee shops, diners, and even hotels are picking up on the CBD trend and creating…

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CBD’s Popularity Boom: Four Edible Directions

As CBD bursts into consumer consciousness – thanks in part to the commercialisation of cannabis – savvy restaurants are welcoming this wellness-enhancing compound, incorporating it into everything from mocktails to tasting menus.As highlighted in A Budding Opportunity, CBD (the non-psychoactive compound of cannabis) is believed to alleviate anxiety, pain and other ailments– although…

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EVENT: The New York Coffee Festival 2018

October is the time to get excited about the annual New York Coffee Festival. After my experience last year, I couldn’t wait to get my caffeine buzz going again. Held every year at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, the New York Coffee Festival hosts everything New York has to offer in the field of coffee and related foods, activities, and organizations.New York’s best coffee establishments…

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Pot Stocks, ETFs, Top News And Data From The Cannabis Industry This Week

Big news on the international plane this week, with Mexico’s Supreme Court ruling an absolute ban on the adult use of cannabis is unconstitutional and the UK allowing doctors to legally prescribe cannabis products for a number of conditions like epilepsy, MS and chemotherapy-induced nausea. "It’s important to understand that Mexico didn’t legalize cannabis,” Leafly editor Ben Adlin told Benzinga.…

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Bubby’s Hosts Ume Tasting with CBD Infused Products

The beloved restaurant Bubby’s and owner Ron Silver earlier this month hosted a special launch tasting to introduce Wakayama Ume to New York City.The stateside debut of one of Japan’s rarest plums highlighted a food demo that will soon be available in November at the Tribeca location.Esteemed for its ability to aid in fatigue recovery and purify the body, the Wakayama Ume boasts a…

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12 Incredible Moments From The 2018 New York Coffee Festival

It’s really something to witness Chelsea’s distinguished Metropolitan Pavillion transform into a patchwork quilt of New York City’s finest coffee companies. This is our fourth year as media partners of the New York Coffee Festival, a younger sibling of the game-changing London Coffee Festival, which by all counts is one of the largest attended consumer-facing coffee events in the world. What…

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These Entrepreneurs Were Even More Energetic Than Usual: They Were at the New York Coffee Festival!

The caffeine flowed freely, and so did conversations by dozens of coffee entrepreneurs -- who perhaps talked a tad faster than normal -- at the fourth annual New York Coffee Festival in Manhattan this past weekend. Featured at the event were booths for espresso machines, French presses and eco-friendly coffee cups, plus free tastings of every flavor of roasted bean imaginable -- as well as “latte…

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Wakayama Ume (Japanese Plum) Promotion Event

On Oct.10, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and The Norinchukin Bank invited the press and people in the food and restaurant industry to an event in New York promoting ume (plums) from Wakayama, Japan. This prefecture produces 60% of the ume grown in Japan and 80% of the umeboshi (salt pickled ume). During the event Ms. Emi Horiguchi of JETRO Osaka introduced the agricultural systems in…

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October Round Up: All Treats, No Tricks

It’s that yummy time of year. From Halloween to all the other upcoming holidays, thoughts turn to hosting and/or attending some friendly festivities. For adults planning Halloween parties in recreationally legal states there are new enchanting alternatives for elevating your celebration with cannabis-infused edibles. Infused options should be offered separately from other party snacks, so guests…

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