International Cooking at Home: Greek Lamb Souvlaki & Tzatziki

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This recipe series is designed to bring the foods we loved while traveling into our own kitchens and onto our own dinner tables. And since no meal is ever complete without a good drink, there is always a wine, beer or cocktail suggestion too. The key to recreating International dishes at home is …

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Beerista: can we trust the words ‘craft beer’ anymore?

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What does “craft” mean? It used to distinguish something as higher quality, or made with a particular skill. But then everyone starting using it, slapping the word “craft” on anything from coffee to dry cleaning and now, like “gourmet” and “artisan”, it has lost its value. When it comes to craft beer, the phrase started out as (loosely) meaning made by smaller, independent breweries and more alternative styles.



Beerista: can we trust the words ‘craft beer’ anymore?

A New Bot Is Now Brewing Your Craft Beer

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Instead of your usual beermen, your craft beers and orders will be received by AI robots. (Photo : Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images). As sci-fi as it may sound, a machine is sitting down with beer drinkers to know what they want for their beers and give it to them. For the first time, an AI has crafted 4 different beers based on an algorithm from customer feedback and its out on stores for customers to try.



A New Bot Is Now Brewing Your Craft Beer

Peterborough: Brexit, migrants and the last English pub left

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The flag of St. George, a dartboard and a plaque honoring British soldiers killed in World War II adorn the walls of the Hand and Heart, the only pub left in one of Peterborough’s most multicultural neighborhoods. Bram Brammer, a scraggy barman in a black T-shirt, remembers each one that closed. The Triangle pub became a Polish supermarket; The Windmill an Asian food store; The Eight Bells a nursery.



Peterborough: Brexit, migrants and the last English pub left

BII chairman’s call to arms over apprenticeship levy

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BII chairman, Anthony Pender, has called for unity across the pub industry to ensure the sector gets the best deal when the new apprenticeship levy is introduced. Speaking this week at the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s Pub Skills summit in west London, Pender confirmed that the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) would be lobbying alongside the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) to make sure the pub industry is provided with relevant apprenticeships when the new apprenticeship levy is introduced.



BII chairman’s call to arms over apprenticeship levy

Band lineup for Dixon Scottish Games

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Rousing and toe-tapping Celtic, Scottish and Irish folk and rock music will be heard during the Dixon Scottish Highland Games at the Dixon Fairgrounds Sept. 24. Celebrating 28 years of Celtic Rock, the band Tempest has delivered a globally-renowned hybrid of high-energy folk rock, fusing Irish reels, Scottish ballads, Norwegian influences and other world music elements, event publicist Don Burns said.



Band lineup for Dixon Scottish Games