Street Food

Archaeologists uncover ancient street food shop in Pompeii

ROME (Reuters) – Archaeologists in Pompeii, the city buried in a volcanic eruption in 79 AD, have made the extraordinary find of a frescoed hot food and drinks shop that served up the ancient equivalent of street food to Roman passersby.

Known as a termopolium, Latin for hot drinks counter, the shop was discovered in the archaeological park’s Regio V site, which is not yet open the public, and unveiled on Saturday.

Traces of nearly 2,000-year-old food were found in some of the deep terra cotta jars containing hot food which the shop keeper lowered into a counter with circular

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North civic body to give permanent licences to food vans, e-food carts





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The cash-strapped North Delhi Municipal Corporation — in an attempt to generate more revenue — has decided to give permanent licences to food vans and e-food carts in its jurisdiction. Food vans will be approved for places where space is available and footfall is abundant.

A proposal for allowing food trucks had been passed by the north civic body last month.

Officials of north civic body said that other than increasing revenue of the municipality, the initiative will also create jobs for a lot of unemployed youths.

A senior official of the north corporation said

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Hotels turning to street food to make ends meet | Daily Express Online

Hotels turning to street food to make ends meet

Published on: Saturday, January 30, 2021

By: FMT

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JEN Penang has turned its driveway into a drive-through hawker strip.

GEORGE TOWN: With guests forced to stay away and no tourists in town, several Penang hotels are turning to hawking street food to make ends meet.Not only are top chefs putting on a new hat as roadside food handlers, the hotels are also giving away free stays for regular patrons of the hawker fare.
During the MCO period, hotels are not allowed to offer rooms to anyone except government officials,

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Nottingham street food business launches DIY delivery box to make pork burgers

A Nottingham street food business is making its award winning burgers available for customers to order and make in their own homes.

PORCO- a street food businessbased in Lady Bay – was awarded the title of Best Burger at the British Street Food Awards 2020 for its PIGMAC burger.

Jez Poyser, who runs the business, butchers shoulders of pork into the mouth-watering burger patties which are now being sold as part of a ‘[email protected]’ box that also includes the brand’s home-cured bacon.

The pork patties come in a pack of eight, making four full size Pig Mac’s which are delivered

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