Niel Bodon wanted a food truck, but he created something even better. NORFOLK, Va. — When Niel Bodon was a child, he was already preparing for a life in the restaurant business.  “My mom ran a place in England when I was 14, and I would jump behind the bar and make sandwiches for people,” Bodon smiled.  He said he’s always had a side-gig in a restaurant. Bodon moved to the United States in 1995 as a teacher. Even then, […]

7th Annual International Food Fair serves a slice of culture for a cause CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KWWL) — Cedar Valley community members traveled the world through flavors Oct. 24th, as they tested homemade dishes from several different countries. All the proceeds from the event go towards the Northeast Iowa Food Bank’s “Backpack Program,” which provides food to kids who rely on nearly just school meals for their food. The program gives […]

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — School lunch has a bad reputation.  “There’s a perception that the food is not good and that it’s not cool to eat school lunch,” registered dietitian Brittany Garcia said.  Garcia is the nutritional coordinator for the Flour Bluff Independent School District. She takes pictures of the school’s daily menu and posts them on social media. “Steak fingers, broccoli, mashed potatoes, apple sauce and a roll,” she said. She wanted to take the extra step in making […]