In France, the cradle of modern European gastronomy, strict lockdown measures will end on 11 May but the government has yet to say when the country’s 240,000 restaurants and cafés can reopen. French media suggested last week that if the outbreak was under control at the end of the lockdown, they may be allowed to open in mid-June. … [Read more...] about Can Europe’s restaurants survive the coronavirus lockdown?
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But he added: 'I am an entrepreneur, I don't particularly care who's competing with us. I think the UK consumer should be upset that that happened. And that has nothing to do with Deliveroo, that has something to do with Amazon.' … [Read more...] about Where YOU can Eat Out to Help Out: Interactive map reveals 72,000 restaurants in Rishi Sunak’s scheme… but desperate scramble sees hundreds of eateries ALREADY fully-booked on Monday to Wednesdays
“Greece is continuously monitoring epidemiological data, in collaboration with experts and European and international organizations,” government spokesman Stelios Petsas said. “We will receive visitors from countries that are improving in their infection curve and remain vigilant in the event of any deterioration.” … [Read more...] about Greece lifts its lockdown on hotels, pools, golf courses
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Dr Shaun Fitzgerald, from the University of Cambridge, said: 'There will be differences in the ease with which people can maintain physical distance between densely populated areas and rural environments – so it isn't surprising to me that we may see localised flare-ups, which in turn may need suppressing through delayed easing or temporary re-introduction of some constraints on some movements and activities.' … [Read more...] about ‘Leicester lepers’ are BANNED from holiday parks, campsites and hotels as bosses in nearest seaside resort Skegness ask people from Covid-hit city to stay at home
By the early 2000s, all the original residents had moved out and, after 15 years’ worth of legal battles with the city, the Lamberts had transitioned Cornell into a proper tourist hotel. They bought the building in the late 1970s, and returned from their annual trips back to Orleans with French antiques as well as busts, paintings and stained glass windows depicting Joan of Arc. Claude had retired from the Alliance Francaise in 1986 with a French government pension. He gave up his cooking duties, too, in 1995, when he hired Pierre “Titu” Palomes. The Basque cook, who trained in Toulouse and Paris, had run the Restaurant de France in North Beach for a spell and then the kitchen of a private club. … [Read more...] about Welcome to Jeanne d’Arc, the Frenchiest bistro in San Francisco