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Whisky: Wartime nip on sale for £23,000

Whisky: Wartime nip on sale for £23,000

When John Urquhart gave the instructions for Cask 339 to be filled with raw single malt whisky at the Glenlivet Distillery in February 1940, he had good reason to consider the spirit as precious.

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Shoppers still want cakes, only smaller

Shoppers still want cakes, only smaller

Sweet-toothed Britons have not thrown cakes out of the shopping trolley just yet, but they are trading down for their treats, the cake maker Finsbury Food said yesterday.

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Food for thought – finding the novelty in daily life

Food for thought – finding the novelty in daily life

Supermarket shopping is rarely fun. In all honesty, I dread schlepping to and from the grocery store, hands white and red where the cardboard handles are cutting into my skin. Worse, when it rains, the cardboard bags go soggy and the contents threaten to fall out onto grimy New York streets. But this week my parents are in town. And supermarket shopping has suddenly become a tourist activity.

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NYC hospitals crack down on junk food

NYC hospitals crack down on junk food

People nervously waiting around in New York City hospitals for loved ones to come out of surgery can't smoke. In a few months from now, they can't have a supersized fast-food soda. And soon, they won't even be able to get a candy bar out of the vending machine or a piece of fried chicken from the cafeteria.

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Bangalore Express - Real Curries and Asian Cuisines in the heart of the City of London

B Express Food Pic 1Chef and patron Yogesh Datta who also owns the award winning The Painted Heron in London’s Chelsea has come up with an extensive yet definitive menu for his casual dining Indian restaurant Bangalore Express. 

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