2019

  • Cafe and Restaurant Owners: Should You Respond to Online Reviews?

    Everyone's a critic, or at least they are since the internet came along. Anyone with an internet connection can give their esteemed feedback on seemingly any product or service available. This can be a thorn in the side of the hospitality industry, and if you own a cafe or restaurant, chances are you've had a few bad experiences on social media or specific review websites. Sometimes this feedback might be actually constructive.
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  • Authenticity and Taste: The Origins of Rogan Josh

    Sometimes when you cook a meal, it can be tempting to replace authenticity with convenience. There's nothing wrong with this because sometimes you just need to get dinner on the table at a reasonable time, so your sweet and sour sauce might come straight from a jar whose ingredients list features a number of barely pronounceable chemical compounds. It's still tasty, but as with many types of international cuisine, the difference between a version of the meal served at restaurants and that which came from a jar is remarkable.
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