We all know by now of the the long and growing list of pubs, restaurants, and coffee shops waging war on the plastic drinking straw. If you ever thought that didn’t sound like a big deal considering the larger problem at hand, Wetherspoons alone have saved 70 million straws from the tip each year. But you’d also be right – the anti-straw stance adopted by Wetherspoons and the like generally doesn’t cover the multitude of other single-use plastics involved in the industry: cling film, freezer bags, vac pac, bottles, and so on.
Archives for January 2019
“We despise hollandaise, home fries, those pathetic fruit garnishes, and all the other cliché accompaniments designed to induce a credulous public into paying $12.95 for two eggs. Nothing demoralises an aspiring Escoffier faster than requiring him to cook egg-white omelettes or eggs over easy with bacon.”
I don’t know about you, but, food-wise, there are many ways in which I’m inspired by my home county. Kent’s known for its hops (raised in an oast house, perhaps it’s no coincidence I drink beer and write about it too), cobnuts never fail drop off the radar each autumn, and apples and cherries, famously […]