Masaba Gupta Is All Hearts For This Hearty South Indian Meal – See Pic

Masaba Gupta is a self-confessed foodie who likes to share her indulgences on social media. Despite her hectic schedule, the multi-talented star takes out time to treat her tastebuds to some drool-worthy food from time to time. On Thursday, Masaba shared an image of her sumptuous meal that is equal parts nutritious and flavourful.  On Instagram Stories, Masaba has shared a glimpse of a platter loaded with idiyappams, a popular rice noodle dish from Kerala. This was paired with a preparation of red amaranth and cowpea curry cooked with a bunch of spices. On her plate, we could also

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Healthy food is hard to come by in South L.A. These activists are changing that

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Times’ Behold special photo project spotlighting Black L.A. through images and their own words in honor of Juneteenth. To view the entire project, visit latimes.com/behold.

It starts with an Instagram DM.

That’s where you’ll find Straight Up Fast Food and its menu of organic smoothies and cold-pressed juices every day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Once you’ve selected your drink (the Jefferson, filled with blackberries, açaí, apples and more, will never let you down), just shoot the page a message with your choice and your location.

Instantly, it’ll reach owner and

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South Providence healthy food hub aims to tackle local food insecurity

PROVIDENCE — A new healthy food hub in South Providence will bring fresh produce to a community with limited options. 

On Friday, elected officials joined local leaders to unveil the 12,000-square-foot facility run by the Southside Community Land Trust, a nonprofit organization founded more than 40 years ago to establish the first community garden in the area.

The expansive building at 404 Broad St. will house two restaurants, a small grocer offering produce and African foods and a farm-to-market center where farmers from Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls and Cranston can bring their crops.

Margaret DeVos, the land trust’s executive director,

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