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Contrary to popular belief, bartending is not just about mixing drinks and having fun – there’s a lot of hard work involved, and the job can be especially challenging for women. Like any other career, there are obstacles that female bartenders have to get past on the job, including sexual harassment and negative stereotypes about
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No story about allergies would be complete without discussing the peculiarly nasty Texas Lone Star tick. It is an aggressive insect which is aroused by the carbon dioxide in the breaths of mammals and it will vigorously pursue its victims. This tick also has vile cousins such as the Castor Bean tick in Europe and
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Traditionally, it’s sweet, but not cloyingly so. And you can get different blends that offer crisp alternatives that are not as sweet, but equally refreshing. It’s perfect for hot tropical climes, as the first taste of the drink swirls in your mouth and glides down your throat, a natural thirst quencher that energises tired palates.
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In a lush field in the heart of the Japanese mountains, a herd of glossy black cows roam happily – prime examples of the area’s Hida brand of wagyu beef. With consumption of the famed meat known for its melt-in-the-mouth tenderness and marbled fat on the decline in Japan, producers are looking overseas to boost
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Spanish celebrity chef Ferran Adria is to reopen his once world-famous elBulli venture next year – but not to serve food. The former three-Michelin-star restaurant on the shores of Catalonia’s Costa Brava, once considered the world’s best for four years in a row, will instead house a laboratory and museum of culinary innovation, Adria said
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I confess to dining out recently at an Asian buffet restaurant in the town about 50km from my home here in France. I have exhausted my meagre repertoire of Asian dishes several times over and just wanted to taste again other dishes from the past. Overall, the experience was not brilliant because the food was
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During the hectic Chinese New Year period, Chinese restaurants are often besieged with customers – from families hankering after delicious Chinese meals to corporations hosting festive dinners for their employees. The bottom line is, many chefs are completely run off their feet, which means anything that helps speed up the cooking process is often welcomed
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