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Immersion into the ancient Roman world of food and wine – a Pompeii eatery brought back to life.

Pompeii ruins

Pompeii ruins

An interesting and quite unusual opening took place over the weekend (Sunday, 21 March, 2010) in the ruins of Pompeii, in the Italian province of Campania. An ancient eating establishment that was buried under a massive wave of scalding ash during the eruption of Pompeii in the year 79

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World’s oldest restaurants

Casa Botin ресторант, Мадрид, Испания

Ever wanted to know what are the world’s oldest restaurants? Maybe you’ve already visited some of them, without knowing the fact? I have always been curious why some restaurants are more popular than others… And why some survive in any circumstances and enjoy popularity decades and even centuries after they first welcomed guests.

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World’s most unusual foods – Part Two

Kæstur hákarl made in traditional way

Kæstur hákarl (Icelandic for “fermented shark”) – Iceland

Kæstur hákarl made in traditional way

It is a Greenland (or basking) shark which has been cured with a particular fermentation process and hung to dry for 4-5 months. Hákarl for short, has a very distinctive ammonia smell and fishy taste, similar to very strong cheese.

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Top earning, multi-millionaire chefs

HESTON BLUMENTHAL

A lot has been written about the highest earning celebrity chefs. Тhey аre all over our television screens and bookshelves. They open new restaurants (sometimes few within a year), publish books, host TV shows, endorse products – you name it. The business magazine Forbes published the “Ten Top-Earning Celebrity Chefs” (2008) with estimates

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The best restaurants in the World

The best restaurant in the world El bulli, in Spain

Every year a panel of over 800 chefs, critics and other industry experts from around the World, choose the best restaurant of the year. The poll is organized by Restaurant Magazine – a British magazine, from 2002 has been producing The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

This is the most prestigious list, ranking the best of

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