Mc Donalds to launch Masala Dosa burgers and Anda Bhurji

Mc Donalds to launch Masala Dosa burgers and Anda Bhurji

MUMBAI (Diya TV) — ‘Dosas’ are a breakfast staple in South Indian and most recently, fast food giant McDonald’s announced the launch of Masala Dosa burgers in an attempt capture the breakfast market in India. Of Course, making dosas at home every morning can be one tiresome job, and the option of grabbing a ‘McDonald’s ..

Whole Foods invests in Instacart at 2014 valuation

Whole Foods invests in Instacart at 2014 valuation

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — As more Whole Foods customers began to avoid the store and get their deliveries to their front door, the high-end supermarket chain is taking a stake in the four-year-old startup. The company authorized the sale of new equity earlier this year, letting Whole Foods Market Inc. buy shares in the startup in conjunction with an ..

Indian-American youngsters attend fifth annual Kids’ State Dinner

Indian-American youngsters attend fifth annual Kids’ State Dinner

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — One of the most exciting and endearing events at the White House, the Kids’ State Dinner was hosted this year by First Lady Michelle Obama in an effort to recognize winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe contest for children to promote cooking and healthy eating. This year, three young ..

Komal Ahmad, Nandeet Mehta inaugural Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 award winners

Komal Ahmad, Nandeet Mehta inaugural Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 award winners

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — U.C. Berkeley graduate Komal Ahmad and UCLA student Nandeet Mehta have been named to the inaugural Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 award winners, the University of California announced this month. The award was established to recognize 30 young pioneers and innovators who are working relentlessly to solve world hunger by making extraordinary contributions ..

British Indian Chef Romy Gill receives a medal from the Queen of England

British Indian Chef Romy Gill receives a medal from the Queen of England

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Romy Gill, owner of the popular UK restaurant Romy’s Kitchen, has been honored with the Order of the British Empire for being the first Indian chef in the UK to both own her own restaurant and run the kitchen. The award is given to those with “a significant achievement or ..

Former Silicon Valley engineer brings innovation to Organic Farming in India

Former Silicon Valley engineer brings innovation to Organic Farming in India

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Diya TV): Madhucharan Chikkadevaiah, a 37 year old software engineer gives up his luxuries life in the USA and decides to help the framers from his hometown Mandya, a small town that is situated on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway. Madhucharan was a software engineer working in the Bay Area. He travelled the world, ..

Indian American scientist discovers way to eat meat without killing animals

Indian American scientist discovers way to eat meat without killing animals

WASHINGTON, (Diya TV) — A team led by Indian-American scientists has been hard at work, developing a contamination-free meat from animal cells in a laboratory that can be harvested between 9 and 21 days. The new technique could likely spell an end to the large scale slaughtering of animals worldwide. And that’s precisely the angle ..

Microsoft executive to meals on wheels

Microsoft executive to meals on wheels

SEATTLE (DIYA TV) — Shama Joshi and Seema Pai, the duo who run the Roll OK Please food truck in Seattle, left their cushy jobs to pursue their culinary passions, and represent what they refer to as the “ridiculous diversity” of India — Joshi previously worked at Microsoft for 14 years, Pai was an associate ..