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Everyone knows opening a restaurant is a tricky business. Only 21% of restaurant start-ups survive past 15 years, the average restaurant lifetime is 4.5 years, and 17% of restaurants fail within their first year of business. In the kosher community, all of those percentages are a whole lot higher.
Can creating real meat without real animals ever be possible? Israeli startup Aleph Farms claims the answer is yes — it has created the first lab-made steak. No, not soy or mushrooms that look like steak, real steak. Complete with blood vessels.
In Midtown, where there was once a kosher food desert, there is now a vending machine stocked with fresh Kosher meals. The heckshered contraption is meant to serve the Jews working inside Midtown Manhattan’s 10 W 33rd Street, but folks hankering for a kosher salad and smoothie can slide past security towards the haven of kosher food, delivered from Brooklyn’s Avenue U to the center of modern day tourism.
The future of food is being printed out as you read this. Eating actual meat, like people have done for centuries, has now been rendered gauche. Eating meat, or simulations of meat, is the new wave. From the impossible existence of the Impossible Burger to the now equally impossible existence of 3D-printed vegan meat, the future is now, and it’s being printed out for you by the Israeli company Jet Eat.
Step into the aggressively hip Los Angeles Supa Coffee and there will probably be hip hop playing, hot butter coffee cooling, and food-coloring-free Instagram-friendly layered drinks. Oh, and you can add cannabidiol, or CBD, to whatever you want. Legal in California (and now in Canada), this anxiety-relieving compound commonly found in marijuana is currently being investigated by scientists as a treatment for ailments like psychosis and epilepsy.