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Delta Forces Restaurants to Close Dining Rooms
Restaurant sales have been hit in the US, and dining rooms are being forced to close as the virulent Delta variant surges. Find out more.
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President Biden Says Restaurants Need to Pay Staff More
President Biden has said that he believes restaurants will have to pay their workers more in order to incentivise them to return to work. Read the full story.
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FDL+ Restaurants and the Pandemic: A Defining Era in Food
As a global pandemic took hold, restaurants and chefs responded in some of the most creative and community-minded ways. Take a look at some of the past months' most memorable highlights.
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Lunch is off the Menu at Michelin Restaurant Due to Staff Shortages
Lunch is now off the menu at a historical London restaurant, Pied a Terre, as the founder protects a depleted workforce, and they are not alone. Find out more.
Restaurant Critic Rayner Calls on Customers to Pay More
Restaurant critic Jay Rayner has called for customers to support the hospitality industry by paying a fairer price. But is he right?
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José Andrés Offers $50 Vaccine Voucher
Chef José Andrés offers $50 gift cards in his restaurants in D.C. for those who can prove they are newly vaccinated.
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Irish Restaurants Prepare to Fight for the Right to Reopen
Irish restaurant are launching legal challenges to the government's restrictions on indoor dining, while hotels are allowed to serve their guests. Read the full story.
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Tom Kitchin: "I Know People who have Committed Suicide"
As Scotland's restaurants prepare to reopen with restrictions, the country's foremost chef, Tom Kitchin, says 'enough is enough' and demands that restaurants be allowed to open fully. Here's the full story.
With Restaurants Facing a Ketchup Crisis, Here's How to Make Your Own
Restaurants are facing a ketchup crisis as demand for single-serving packets has risen because of the pandemic. Here's how to make your own ketchup.
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Ana Roš to Reopen Hiša Franko
Ana Roš and her team will be reopening Hiša Franko for business on 28 May 2021. Find out more.