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Added 22 July, 2019

Fast food doesn't seem all that speedy when you're sat in your car, queued nine vehicles deep and trying to get through a drive-through that's at a standstill. For folks who want their finger lickin' good fried chicken as soon as possible, with minimal waiting and hassle, KFC is set to trial a new solution — its first drive-through-only store....

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Added 20 July, 2019

With manufactured burgers and chicken already produced across the world, Aleph Farms is seeking to tap into consumers' increasing awareness of health, environmental and ethical concerns related to eating meat. The steak was developed from a small number of cells extracted from a cow. The company has said that they do not slaughter the animal to...

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Added 17 July, 2019

Toronto's Le Dolci bake shop, which is known for a variety of its sweet treats, is now offering a wedding cake rental service that has the potential to help couples save money on their big day. As weddings can be immensely costly, this new option gives couples the chance to order a pre-made "dummy" cake, complete with a top tier that can be...

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Added 16 July, 2019

It's surely every cheese lover's dream — a conveyor belt of... well, cheese. That's exactly what's coming to London later this year, when Pick & Cheese arrives at the yet-to-open Seven Dials Market. A 40-metre long conveyer belt forms the centrepiece of the bar, which can accommodate up to 38 avid cheese-munchers in one sitting. Just like...

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Added 8 July, 2019

There was once a time when going to a restaurant meant breaking bread with a leisurely meal. But that was before our over-busy lifestyles got in the way. Now Uber Eats is inviting diners in some cities to order food ahead of time, go to the restaurant, then sit down inside to eat, thereby saving precious minutes of waiting time. Is this...

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Added 28 June, 2019

All the meatballs, cinnamon rolls, and herring that hungry shoppers grab in Ikeas around the globe really add up—so much so that Ikea claims to be the world’s sixth largest food chain. Now the company is testing food delivery from stores in Paris. The trial includes delivery of its Swedish foods—which include salads, salmon, beets, and cabbage—...

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Added 26 June, 2019

Domino's Pizza, the largest pizza company in the world, and Nuro, a robotics company, are partnering on autonomous pizza delivery using a custom unmanned vehicle known as the R2. The Domino's fleet will serve select Houston Domino's customers who place orders online. Once they have opted in, customers can track the vehicle via the Domino's app...

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Added 22 June, 2019

The huge growth in the number of craft breweries on both sides of the Atlantic has coincided with more people choosing to drink less alcohol, or even none at all. This has resulted in a big increase in the number of alcohol-free or low alcohol beers of all styles being available to buy, particularly in the UK. And many taste pretty good. Sales...

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Added 27 May, 2019

Craft beer drinkers are looking for goodness that won't put them down the next day and many brewers are responding with low-alcohol drinks packed with flavor. One example is Britain's Small Beer Brew Co which has added a 2.5% ABV Session Pale to its family of low-alcohol beers. With a “sociable” ABV, Session Pale has been developed to provide...

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Added 17 May, 2019

A bar without booze sounds like an oxymoron, like an aquarium without fish or a bakery that doesn’t serve bread. But in cities like New York and London, where bars often function as second living rooms for apartment dwellers with little space, an alcohol-free nightlife option can appeal to people who, for whatever reason, would prefer not to...