Category Archives: Food and Drink

11Dec/15

China’s President’s taste for British beer sends sales soaring

Sales of a beer made by a small British brewer are soaring in China after President Xi Jinping was pictured drinking a pint of Green King’s IPA beer with Prime Minister David Cameron at his local country pub. Continue reading

05Dec/15

Russians admire chocolate Putin statue

Russians admire a full-size chocolate Putin statue at a fair in St. Petersburg.

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26Oct/15

Londoners sceptical that red meat probably can cause cancer

The World Health Organisation warns that processed meat can cause cancer and that red meat probably can. But Londoners are sceptical of the claims, dismissing the red meat warning as a fad.

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19Oct/15

Japanese food and pop music hits with Londoners

Japanese pop music singer, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, is popularizing the Japanese kawaii (cute) culture among London teenagers through her music and fashion. And Japanese home-style and kawaii cuisines such as Matcha, Izakaya, Ramen and Temaki, are also being brought to the cafes and restaurants of London, along with the Japanese culture of socializing by sharing food.
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11Oct/15

Unwanted fruits and vegetables are made into meals for thousands in Athens

Greek non-governmental organisations (NGOs) join forces and feed lunch to thousands using more than a ton of “ugly” vegetables and fruits that would have been thrown out.
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04Oct/15

World’s largest and rowdiest annual beer festival, the Oktoberfest, comes to an end

The world’s largest and rowdiest annual beer festival comes to an end, with Munich organisers saying visitors drank 7.3 million litres of beer during the 16-day long party.

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01Oct/15

Immigrants appeal to Hungarians’ hearts via their stomachs

Ten Budapest restaurants showcase migrants’ national dishes in a bid to encourage tolerance.

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