t's got a fascinating history, too. It was opened by a German called Schmidt in 1910 who was deported at the start of the first world war. A Belgian chap called Victor Berelemont ran it and changed the name to the York Minster. His son, Gaston, who was born in the pub, then ran it until 1989. They changed the name to the French House because it's most famous as the home of the Free French during the second world war. De Gaulle was supposed to have written his rallying call to the nation, "A tous les Français", in there. It's still got a continental feel. I love the fact you can only order halves; it's a bit of an in-joke for the regulars. … [Read more...] about What’s your perfect pub?
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Fatih Tutak |Turk Fatih Tutak,Istanbul“We will offer small cards indicating that the tables are sanitized and hand gel, allowing the guests to disinfect their hands when seated. We will start to move away from physical materials, there will be no printed menus, we will provide a QR code to ensure that all guests have access to the menus from here. We will be using more simple techniques, handling the food less, but retaining the highest attention to detail. We want to prepare dishes that can be eaten by hand. … [Read more...] about Shorter menus, hampers and a drink on the house: Dining in the post-virus era
MUMBAI: Indian nutraceuticals market is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 21 per cent and reach $ 10 billion by 2022 from $ 4 billion now, according to a report. The growth in nutraceuticals - food and drinks which have potential health benefits - is seen largely driven by the modern day's consumer lifestyle that is impacted by faster pace of life, taking a toll on health and wellness. It is also driven by the aging population estimated to reach $ 1 billion by 2020 in both developed and developing countries, said the report brought out today by MRSS India for industry body Assocham. Given the context, globally, too, the nutraceutical market is expected to reach $ 241 billion in 2019 from $ 172 billion in 2014. "Nutraceuticals are poised to provide holistic solutions to the younger burgeoning Indian middle class to keep chronic ailments at bay and also address the rising incidence of lifestyle diseases, including cardio-vascular ailments, diabetes, obesity and … [Read more...] about Nutraceuticals market may grow to $10 billion by 2022
A NIGHT OUT IN NSW FROM JUNE 1 Clubs, pubs, restaurants and cafes to open to 50 patrons from midnight monday Larger venues with multiple dining facilities are allowed an additional 50 patrons per areaPatrons do not need to eat to remain inside and can stay even after restaurants have closedPeople must remain in one area and are not permitted to move around different sections of the venueThis will be enforced by PA instructions and COVID-19 safety marshalsSigns will be displayed to guide patrons to the closest bathroom so they do not move through the venueClubs must have separate entry and exit points into the venue Capacity in larger venues can be increased by partitioning dining areas with physical barriersThis means some venues can accommodate more than 500 guests if they meet requirements, including only having one person per four square metresPatrons will need to maintain 1.5m distance at all times People will be asked to move on or separate if necessary unless they … [Read more...] about Why 500 diners, drinkers and pokie players will be allowed into big NSW venues from MONDAY – and a loophole means you DON’T have to order food to have a beer
Kate Nicholls, chief executive officer of UKH, said: "UKH is working hard with our members and alongside other industry bodies to develop practical and effective guidelines to enable businesses to begin to reopen safely when the time is right. … [Read more...] about Rules that could dramatically change how pubs and restaurants work when they reopen