Copenhagen’s Noma has been named the world’s best restaurant in the 50 Best Restaurants awards. The high-end eatery has been credited with reinventing Nordic cuisine. It reworks its menu every season, creating a new creative and aesthetic language of cooking.
A 30-year old suspected far-right extremist has been found guilty for attacking a Jewish restaurant owner in 2018. The attack was part of a week of anti-immigrant rioting that struck the eastern German city.
An Afghan refugee who fled the Soviet invasion in 1987 and set up afresh in Washington DC organizes a donation center with the help of local volunteers. "It was hard just to watch on TV and just be idle," says Fatima Popal, who remembers the challenges of setting up a new home in a foreign country. The lightspeed Taliban takeover brought back painful memories for the 41-year-old who runs an Afghan restaurant in the US Capital.
The Covid-19 pandemic has inevitably taken a heavy toll on France's restaurants. Although some have developed innovative ways of selling their dishes while respecting social distancing rules, most are worried about the huge rise in food deliveries and the advent of "dark kitchens", which cook food for delivery only. The recipes are easy to make and the cost of production is low. Traditional restaurant owners, worried that "dark kitchens" will eat away at their market share, slam an "Amazonification of hospitality". FRANCE 24's team reports.
In Kosovo, so-called "restaurant bears" that were once abused in captivity enjoy lazy days in a snow-capped mountain setting freed from their chains.
Police suspect a suicide bomber blew up a car outside a popular restaurant in the capital city. Victims were still reportedly being pulled from the rubble through the evening.
A month after cannabis was removed from Thailand's narcotics list, a Thai hospital restaurant has rolled out a weed-inspired menu which has curious customers flocking to get a taste. Located in a wellness centre of Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr hospital in Prachinburi, about two hours from Bangkok, the restaurant uses up to five leaves in dishes, some of which were traditionally cooked with cannabis before it became illegal.
Workers from the restaurant industry bang pots and pans in the streets of Mexico City, demanding authorities in the capital allow them to reopen, despite a rise in hospitalisations of Covid-19 patients.
14 Nov 2020
When Osama Abu El Hosna found himself amidst volleys of bullets shot in Vienna, he didn't hesitate to risk his life to safe others. Now, the 23-year-old fast food restaurant employee from Gaza, who has experienced discrimination in his new home of Austria, is being celebrated as the Muslim antipode to the terrorist who killed four people with a Klashnikov.
13 Nov 2020
“How can you do the right thing and still get punished for it,” laments Abuja-based restaurateur, as CORRUPT Federal Capital Territory Council personnel seal off her restaurant with staff and customers inside!
Sanusi Lamido Ousted, Ado Bayero becomes new Emir of Kano, Nigeria confirms 2nd case of coronavirus and more
9 Mar 2020
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