Naomi Pomeroy is a young, successful chef working in Portland, Oregon. When she got into the business, she knew it was traditionally dominated by men, but that didn’t stop her. Today she is an award-winning professional, owner of a restaurant simply called Beast. She is also the author of a cookbook and a television personality. Karina Bafradzhian met with the chef to learn her story.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the U.S., and numerous events are organized throughout the country to attract attention to the seriousness and scale of the issue. In the nation’s capital, the best restaurant chefs gathered to cook and eat for a cause. Karina Bafradzhian has the story.
A full 8 hours of sleep just isn't in the cards for some people. But what about a quick nap? New research suggests short naps can lower a person's risk for cardiovascular events like heart attacks and strokes by as much as 48 percent. Karina Bafradzhian visited a new shop that believes in the value of a good nap.
Americans love ice cream so much that in 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. VOA's Karina Bafradzhian traveled to Savannah, Georgia, to try ice cream at a legendary parlor that has been making the cool treat for almost a century.