ALL ARTICLES BY Nicolette Degrassi

Signature Kinsey Cake

A New Late-Night Dining Spot Creates a Buzz in Charleston

The Honey Hive is giving two thumbs up to “gladrag wearing, champagne drinking and table dancing merriment.”
arctic dog truck

Commerce Before College Prep; This Guy is Beefing Up His Application

He may not have a driver’s license (yet!), but this New Jersey high schooler is checking off a lot of boxes with his own food truck.
bowl of dumplings on a blue background

From Supper Club to Dumplings; This New Business Sings

When their supper club plans fizzled due to the pandemic, Richard Lee and Claire Guyer got cooking – with dumplings – and have not looked back.
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This Woman-Owned Business is Making Beef Jerky with Love and Pride

What started as a hobby turned into a business. Meet the “two chicks” behind California-based Two Chicks Beef Jerky.
root crafted mixer, shaker and cocktail

Two Moms, a Cocktail Shaker and a Dream

These Pennsylvania friends, mothers and neighbors concocted a line of organic mixers designed to create the perfect drink
earl gray spread

Husband and Wife Duo Spread Happiness with a Korean Dessert Tradition

Nick Ng and Ahreum Kim used the pandemic to get creative with Ooyoo, a Minnesota-based company specializing in Korean-style dessert spreads.
aliment pasta kit

Twin Cities Chef Team Twirls Pasta Possibilities Into Post-Pandemic Dreams

When the pandemic hit, two brothers-in-law decided to stop talking about starting a business together and actually do it. The result: Aliment Pasta Co, which originates from the Latin word alere, which means to nourish.
Maya-Camille Broussard

Meet the Chicago Baker Helping to Change the World Through Pie

There’s a lot of good will baked into Maya-Camille Broussard’s sweet and savory pies, quiches, and tarts – and we’re not just talking buttery goodness. Chicago’s Justice of the Pies is all about giving back and helping the community.
Mark and Joe of Bridge City Brinery

It’s a Big Dill: Two Pittsburgh Chefs Start a Pickle Business

How did two restaurant chefs stay busy when the pandemic hit? They pickled everything. Read more to learn what makes Bridge City Brinery’s pickles unique.