At Cooking Beautifullee, we talk about food all day long. But, what many of you may not realize, is that there’s a lot of stories in the news about the industry, the impacts on our environment, and more. In this section, we’ll discuss those stories and share our opinions. As always, we encourage you to (respectfully) join in the conversation. 

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Ben & Jerry’s Does Social Issues With Flavor 

The year 2020 has sent the world into a state of unrest, and June has proved that things aren’t slowing […]

Let’s Get Wise to the Systemic Racism in Food Media

Why White People Need to Care about the Pay Discrepancies at Bon Appetit Magazine   Food media, like all media, […]

My Story of Race and Gender in a Male Dominated Industry

By Melissa Lee If you’re our loyal followers, I hope you have noticed that we have gone above and beyond […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Does Social Issues With Flavor 

The year 2020 has sent the world into a state of unrest, and June has proved that things aren’t slowing […]

Let’s Get Wise to the Systemic Racism in Food Media

Why White People Need to Care about the Pay Discrepancies at Bon Appetit Magazine   Food media, like all media, […]

My Story of Race and Gender in a Male Dominated Industry

By Melissa Lee If you’re our loyal followers, I hope you have noticed that we have gone above and beyond […]

Restaurants Get Creative After Lockdown

They Won’t Let a Pandemic Hold Them Down By Kayce Tiongson Eating out will not be the same in the […]

Let’s Dine Together Again

By Kayce Tiongson   Steps To Being A Responsible and Healthy Diner. As many countries go through lockdown and citizens […]

Fine Dining in Color: Facing Obstacles as an African American Pastry Chef

I haven't always wanted to work in fine dining. I just gravitate towards it because of the higher quality ingredients […]

Lifting Up Local Restaurants

  Support An Industry That Has Helped You Make Beautiful Memories By Kayce Tiongson     It is Thursday night, […]

Asian Life Amidst the Coronavirus: Should Chinese Food Get the Blame?

By Kayce Tiongson The impact of the global coronavirus outbreak has put life on hold. As of late, there are […]

The Fun and Fearlessness of New American Cuisine

By Melissa Lee One day I took my 7-year-old daughter Amber and her classmate Lauren to the Tougas Family Farm […]

So, You Think You Are A Foodie?

By Melissa Lee Three requirements that will make you a lovable foodie… not an annoying one   “A person who […]

Ram-Don and Societal Issues as Seen On Academy Award winner Parasite 

By Kayce Tiongson   The gap between the rich and the poor is ever-widening. Multi-awarded Korean film Parasite shows the […]

KFC x Crocs: A Finger-Lickin Good Collaboration

By Kayce Tiongson   These quirky ideas prove that food is not only for the dinner table   Food has […]

Immigration and the Food Industry: Forty-five Dollar Avocado Toast and Other Tragedies

I’m not a very political person. I pay attention to current political events and happenings around the world, but I […]

5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being A Pastry Chef

I’ve been a pastry chef for about 12 years now. As with most careers, there are plenty of highs and […]

How to Read a Recipe: Four Tips to Help You Relax and Enjoy Cooking at Home

Since Cooking Beautiful Lee was born, I've shared many recipes on my blog, and yet I have never explained how […]

Food and Lingerie: Bringing Us Together All Over the World

Typically, when people think about chefs, they think of a macho man with tattoos on both arms—the stereotypical chef featured […]

Race and Hospitality

Since more people choose to vote with their wallets, Aspiration has created a checking account app that pulls data on […]