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London: Restaurant Diaries

Posts pertaining to first-person perspectives from restaurants.


Behind the Line

In The Food Industry, The Odds Have Always Been Stacked Against Black People

Growing up with a stoutly Jamaican and Caribbean family who were sure to ingratiate us with island food and culture…

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Restaurant Diaries

Staring Down Hardship, Fallow Have Hustled to Keep Their Dream Alive

Eight weeks into the city’s mandatory lockdown as a result of measures introduced to contain the spread of COVID-19, the…

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Restaurant Diaries

What If Restaurants Reopened Next Month? How One Restaurant is Planning For a Post-Covid London

Eight weeks into the city’s mandatory lockdown as a result of measures introduced to contain the spread of COVID-19, the…

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Restaurant Diaries

What Happens When Your Restaurant Opens the Week Before a Pandemic?

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, a government-issued mandate shuttered the vast majority of restaurants, bars, and…

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Restaurant Diaries

This London Restaurant Owner Set Up a Non-Profit to Create a Lifeline for his Team

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, a government-issued mandate shuttered the vast majority of restaurants, bars, and…

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Restaurant Diaries

‘This is Going to Get Serious Really Quickly’: One Worker’s Experience After COVID-19 Shut Everything Down

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, a government-issued mandate shuttered the vast majority of restaurants, bars, and…

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Restaurant Diaries

COVID-19 Forced London’s Restaurants into a No-Win Dilemma. Here’s How One Responded.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, a government-issued mandate shuttered the vast majority of restaurants, bars, and…

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