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bbc.co.uk - Tenth of British restaurants lost during pandemic - BBC News
Tenth of British restaurants lost during pandemic - BBC News
BBC

Monday sees another milestone in the reopening of the economy: people in most of the UK will be able to go to a bar or restaurant and eat indoors. But some favourite haunts will no longer be there: over the last year, thousands of establishments…

bloomberg.com - Marc Daniel Davies - U.K. Restaurants Hit With Chef Shortage as Indoor Dining Resumes
U.K. Restaurants Hit With Chef Shortage as Indoor Dining Resumes
Bloomberg

Low pay, long hours and Brexit pushed many hospitality workers into new careers. Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast. Britain's restaurants and bars can serve indoors again for the first…

theguardian.com - Nosheen Iqbal - I fled Syria with just £12 … now I have my own restaurant in Soho
I fled Syria with just £12 … now I have my own restaurant in Soho
The Guardian

When Imad Alarnab, a Syrian chef, arrived in the UK as a refugee five years ago, he could barely afford to eat. Meals were regularly skipped and a Snickers bar could be eked out over a whole day to help him survive. On Monday, the 43-year-old…

businessinsider.com - Eoin Higgins - Restaurant, retail worker shortage caused by low pay, bad conditions
Restaurant, retail worker shortage caused by low pay, bad conditions
Business Insider

Restaurant and retail staff have been underpaid and overworked for decades. Government aid during the economic crisis has allowed workers in the industry to reassess going back to work. Employer claims that people won't come back out of laziness…

mlive.com - Lindsay Moore | lmoore@mlive.com - 'We've failed low-wage workers:' Restaurant owners raise pay in wake of labor shortage
'We've failed low-wage workers:' Restaurant owners raise pay in wake of labor shortage
mlive

Restaurant owners have been pleading for workers amid a widespread labor shortage, but laborers are firing back, saying a return to work under the status quo just won't do. A cultural shift in the industry could help with recruiting, but it needs…

theguardian.com - Tony Naylor - We can get a table inside again - but what's the long-term future of restaurants?
We can get a table inside again - but what's the long-term future of restaurants?
The Guardian

Tom Kerridge has spent the pandemic irrepressibly “creating positive vibes”. He threw himself and volunteers from his teams into charitable projects such as Meals From Marlow, which delivered its 100,000th meal in February, and has…

theguardian.com - Jay Rayner - Only Food and Courses, London: 'Deserves to be taken seriously' - restaurant review
Only Food and Courses, London: 'Deserves to be taken seriously' - restaurant review
The Guardian

Only Food and Courses, Pop Brixton, 49 Station Road, London SW9 8PQ (onlyfoodandcourses.co.uk). Starters £10, mains £14, desserts £10, wines from £24 On the wall of the space housing this week's restaurant is a sign which…

telegraph.co.uk - Kate Nicholls - Pubs and restaurants will need more taxpayer support if June 21 opening is delayed
Pubs and restaurants will need more taxpayer support if June 21 opening is delayed
The Telegraph

The emergence of the so-called Indian variant in the UK is of concern to us all, not least those of us in hospitality who are just starting to re-emerge from a year of despair. Enjoy unlimited access to all articles Get unlimited access for free…

autostraddle.com - Kayla - Personality Quiz: What Chain Restaurant Appetizer Are You?
Personality Quiz: What Chain Restaurant Appetizer Are You?
Autostraddle

From the same chaotic brain that brought you “ Mozzarella Sticks I've Eaten, Ranked ” comes this deep-fried n juicy personality quiz, which will have you wishing you could drive to a suburban strip mall to plop down in a booth and…

bostonglobe.com - Jim Puzzanghera - Why reassembling the shattered jobs market is proving so difficult
Why reassembling the shattered jobs market is proving so difficult
BostonGlobe.com

WASHINGTON — About 8 million fewer people are working in the United States than before the pandemic hit and there are about 8 million job openings. That would seem to align perfectly for a booming and fast-healing labor market as the…

crainscleveland.com - Greater Akron's restaurant and retail market starts to perk up
Greater Akron's restaurant and retail market starts to perk up
Crain's Cleveland Business

Greater Akron's market for retail space is heating up. No one is saying it's back to full-on normal, but brokers, developers and operators are finally reporting signs of life in the sector of the economy that was among the worst hit by the…

sfchronicle.com - Janelle Bitker and Elena Kadvany - Despite pandemic closures, it's nearly impossible to get a restaurant space in the Bay Area
Despite pandemic closures, it's nearly impossible to get a restaurant space in the Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle

After seeing their Oakland pop-up Pyro's Pastrami become an instant hit last fall, owners Anahita Cann and Cash Levi Caris started looking for a brick-and-mortar space. They thought it'd be fairly easy, given so many restaurants closed during the…

nj.com - Jeremy Schneider | NJ Advance Media For NJ.com - N.J. restaurants can't find staff to hire. Ex-employees tell us why.
N.J. restaurants can't find staff to hire. Ex-employees tell us why.
nj

The signs of desperation are everywhere, plastered in restaurant windows, staked along roadsides and posted across social media feeds. “We're hiring! We're hiring! We're hiring!” Chefs. Servers. Bussers. Hosts and hostesses. As New…

khaleejtimes.com - None - Restaurant Review: Just Vegan
Restaurant Review: Just Vegan
Khaleej Times

No matter where you are on the plant-based-versus-meat-diet spectrum, the newest branch of the Just Vegan chain that opened in Jumeirah last month, is sure to move the needle, at least a little, towards the greener side. The ethos of the food joint…

thrillist.com - Best Restaurants in Minneapolis: Coolest, Hottest, Newest Places to Eat
Best Restaurants in Minneapolis: Coolest, Hottest, Newest Places to Eat
Thrillist

While the Twin Cities dining scene has obviously experienced some major changes over the last year-plus with COVID-19, our local restaurateurs are highly resilient. Several outstanding concepts debuted amidst stay-at-home orders last year, and the…

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