Elizabeth W. Jernigan

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Turn dinnertime into a classy affair by ordering from some of the best restaurants in Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, London and Belfast: Jimmy C/lateef.photography
Turn dinnertime into a classy affair by ordering from some of the best restaurants in Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, London and Belfast: Jimmy C/lateef.photography

Restaurants and the hospitality industry have been hit hard by lockdown measures, and many have introduced delivery services to help them survive.

Let’s face it, we’re all getting tired of our own cooking after countless weeks into being stuck at home, and a takeaway satisfies our cravings for flavoursome food from our favourite eateries.

Some, such a Patty & Bun and Pizza Pilgrims, have created DIY kits to allow you to recreate dishes in your kitchen.

However,

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Starbucks brings Beyond Meat and Oatly to China with new plant-based lunch menu

(Reuters) – Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> said on Monday it would roll out a plant-based food and beverage menu in China this week, launching Beyond Meat Inc <BYND.O> and Oatly products in a country which is trying to recover from coronavirus shutdowns.

The world’s biggest coffee chain has reopened most of its stores in China, where the outbreak appears to be slowing, and is banking on the new products to pull in more curious and environmentally-conscious diners.

The new lunch menu will feature pastas and lasagna made with Beyond Meat’s plant-based alternative beef products, and also include dishes from Omnipork, a

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How fish and chip shops have boomed in lockdown as the rest of our food industry struggles

App ordering and a mobile chip shop are just some of the ways in which fish and chip shops are staying open - Chris Watt
App ordering and a mobile chip shop are just some of the ways in which fish and chip shops are staying open – Chris Watt

It’s 8pm in Euxton, Lancashire, and fish and chip shop owner Andrew Crook is gearing up for a busy Friday. But rather than the usual queue of hungry locals after battered cod, mushy peas and maybe a chip barm (or butty, for southerners), the pavement outside remains deserted.

Instead, a steady stream of cars pull up, ready for one of the employees of Skippers of Euxton to pop open the boot, place their order and

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After Charlotte restaurants ramp up takeout/delivery, some decide to close amid COVID

We never thought the most common word we’d connect with successful restaurants wouldn’t be “delicious” — it would be “pivot.”

But pivoting has been one of the keys to surviving in the food world while a statewide stay-at-home order is in place. Figuring out how to sell food when your dining room is closed has been like a musician trying to play in an empty arena.

So far, the great takeout experiment has had winners and losers among Charlotte area restaurants.

Chris Coleman, for instance, had just opened Goodyear House on Feb. 4, six weeks before North Carolina Gov. Roy

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