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Bruges' beer pipeline becomes reality

4,000 litres – how much is pumped an hour Four million euros – how much it cost Three kilometres – the total length Belgium’s new beer pipeline opens It is one pipe dream that has very much become

4,000 litres – how much is pumped an hour Four million euros – how much it cost Three kilometres – the total length Belgium’s new beer pipeline opens It is one pipe dream that has very much become

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Starbucks takes on Italy with 'great humility and respect'

Starbucks is to open in Italy where founder Howard Schultz says he got the idea to create the world's biggest chain of coffee shops.

Starbucks is to open in Italy where founder Howard Schultz says he got the idea to create the world's biggest chain of coffee shops.

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Tipping: to tip or not to tip?

Britain’s business minister’s decision to launch an inquiry into tipping abuse by restaurants, including some of the country’s best-known and biggest

Britain’s business minister’s decision to launch an inquiry into tipping abuse by restaurants, including some of the country’s best-known and biggest

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Britain to investigate alleged tipping abuse in restaurants

Britain’s Business minister is launching an inquiry into tipping abuse by restaurants, including some of the country’s best-known and biggest chains

Britain’s Business minister is launching an inquiry into tipping abuse by restaurants, including some of the country’s best-known and biggest chains

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Spain's El Celler de Can Roca is named world's best restaurant

Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca has regained its title as the world’s best restaurant. It beat previous winner Noma, with which it has

Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca has regained its title as the world’s best restaurant. It beat previous winner Noma, with which it has

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McDonald's sales squeezed as profits fall again

Fast food chain McDonald’s has reported a drop in quarterly results under its new CEO Steve Easterbrook. The latest figures show global sales

Fast food chain McDonald’s has reported a drop in quarterly results under its new CEO Steve Easterbrook. The latest figures show global sales

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Lisbon's fashionable fado

In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.

In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.

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America goes hungry as fast food workers strike for better pay

Popping out for a quick bite to eat in America was a problem on Thursday as fast food workers in more than 150 cities went on strike for better pay

Popping out for a quick bite to eat in America was a problem on Thursday as fast food workers in more than 150 cities went on strike for better pay

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American fast-food strikers mobilise for living wage

Fast-food workers in more than 150 cities in the United States are holding a national day of protest to press for a wage increase to $US15 an

Fast-food workers in more than 150 cities in the United States are holding a national day of protest to press for a wage increase to $US15 an

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Moscow shuts McDonald's restaurants for 'sanitary violations'

Russia has ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald’s restaurants across Moscow. The decision comes after visits from food safety officers

Russia has ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald’s restaurants across Moscow. The decision comes after visits from food safety officers

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California restaurant says no to noisy kids

A restaurant in California has banned noisy children and babies from its dining room A sign at the front of Old Fisherman’s Grotto in Monterey

A restaurant in California has banned noisy children and babies from its dining room A sign at the front of Old Fisherman’s Grotto in Monterey

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McDonald's pulls out of Crimea, says it's only temporary

McDonald’s has “temporarily” closed the three outlets it owns in Crimea following the region’s annexation by Russia. It said the hope is they will

McDonald’s has “temporarily” closed the three outlets it owns in Crimea following the region’s annexation by Russia. It said the hope is they will

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London's cat cafe serves up purr...fect cup of coffee

It may not be everyone’s cup of tea but for cat lovers it doesn’t get much better than this. Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is London’s first feline

It may not be everyone’s cup of tea but for cat lovers it doesn’t get much better than this. Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is London’s first feline

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The Michelin guide: making top chefs reach for the stars

L’Assiette Champenoise, a family-run restaurant in the north-western French town of Tinqueux, is the newest member of France’s highly exclusive

L’Assiette Champenoise, a family-run restaurant in the north-western French town of Tinqueux, is the newest member of France’s highly exclusive

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Fast food shutdown as US workers strike

Fast food workers across the US have staged a 24-hour strike against apparent low wages. The organisers want the country’s minimum wage raised to

Fast food workers across the US have staged a 24-hour strike against apparent low wages. The organisers want the country’s minimum wage raised to

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USA: Sriracha hot sauce in pickle over factory odours

It has achieved cult status all around the world and sales of the famous rooster-branded Sriracha hot sauce have exploded over the last decade

It has achieved cult status all around the world and sales of the famous rooster-branded Sriracha hot sauce have exploded over the last decade

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Catalan eatery is world's best restaurant

If you want to eat in the best restaurant in the world you have to visit the Spanish city of Girona. El Celler de Can Roca topped the Restaurant

If you want to eat in the best restaurant in the world you have to visit the Spanish city of Girona. El Celler de Can Roca topped the Restaurant

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Spain's El Celler de Can Roca named best restaurant

The Roca brothers in Spain have been celebrating ever since their restaurant El Celler de Can Roca was named the world’s best. Edging Denmark’s

The Roca brothers in Spain have been celebrating ever since their restaurant El Celler de Can Roca was named the world’s best. Edging Denmark’s

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Thousands for the chef and the food's not cheap either

Europe maybe in recession but a meal for four with celebrated chef Ferran Adria of the elBulli restaurant has sold online for a stomach churning

Europe maybe in recession but a meal for four with celebrated chef Ferran Adria of the elBulli restaurant has sold online for a stomach churning

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EU launches testing programme in escalating horse meat scandal

Where will the focus fall next? The horse meat scandal, as it has been called, resonates across Europe. Northern Ireland is in the spotlight with

Where will the focus fall next? The horse meat scandal, as it has been called, resonates across Europe. Northern Ireland is in the spotlight with

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The secret of a successful restaurant

The restaurant Meli-Melo won the prize for the best tapa de Zaragoza in 2012. (‘Mejor Tapa de Zaragoza y Provincia 2012’. ) Raquel Marcén, the

The restaurant Meli-Melo won the prize for the best tapa de Zaragoza in 2012. (‘Mejor Tapa de Zaragoza y Provincia 2012’. ) Raquel Marcén, the

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"Buy 1 meal, get 1 free": French gastronomy fast food-style

The economic crisis puts even the most precious of national institutions out of reach for many. For the third year running, some of the most

The economic crisis puts even the most precious of national institutions out of reach for many. For the third year running, some of the most

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Greece: Hotel workers strike over pay and conditions

Hotel and restaurant staff in Greece have taken to the streets in a 24-hour strike to protest at their plight amid the country’s economic

Hotel and restaurant staff in Greece have taken to the streets in a 24-hour strike to protest at their plight amid the country’s economic