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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

15 December 2021

5 must-visit bars in Leuven

From beautiful abbeys to cosy brown bars and modern craft offerings, Leuven has everything to recommend itself to beer lovers, families and friends. Here’s a round-up […]
14 December 2021

5 healthy and well-priced restaurants in Brussels

Tasty, healthy food that comes at a reasonable price is often seen as a hard combination to find, but it’s becoming increasingly common and there is […]
14 December 2021

10 Best Christmas Kitchen Gifts

Are you set for Christmas? All gifts readily packed under the Christmas tree? No?! Me neither. Let’s hope this article will save you and give you […]
13 December 2021

Suntory Group to introduce 100% plant-based PET bottle prototypes

Suntory Group announced last week the launch of a new plant-based bottle prototype for its Orangina brand in Europe, along with its best-selling bottled mineral water […]
13 December 2021

Food waste and loss: consumer behaviour is key to address disparities

Food waste has long been a social outrage unleashing collective consciences over the great divide between the North and the Global South in accessing nutritious food. […]
10 December 2021

Famous Crémant de Luxembourg celebrates its 30th anniversary this Christmas

It’s party time (or as much as the pandemic will allow) so what better way to celebrate Christmas with the tipple that’s known as a “party […]
10 December 2021

6 Unmissable local craft beers to try in Leuven

In the heart of Leuven just off the Grote Markt, sits a little shop called Leuven Leisure, where the friendly folk at Beer Hop await. With names that […]
10 December 2021

Healthy eating trends in 2021: what the FOOD barometers show us

Each year, the FOOD programme, an initiative coordinated by Edenred which works to make “the healthy choice the easy choice” for both workers and restaurants, carries […]
7 December 2021

Finland just welcomed its first zero waste restaurant and it looks mighty good

With the current climate crisis and the knowledge we have about the impact of what we consume on our planet, more and more people are trying […]
6 December 2021

Like cinnamon rolls? This restaurant is opening a new branch in Ghent

During the colder months of the year, we people tend to indulge in comfort food. Yes, salads and fruit are very nice and all, yet when […]
2 December 2021

Coca-Cola in Europe confirms net zero emissions goal by 2040

Coca-Cola in Europe* today announced its continued progress to reduce its climate impact and, as a result, its ambition to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) […]
2 December 2021

6 oldest cafés in Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and a city with a very rich history, filled with curiosities. Many of the oldest cafés in the country are […]
1 December 2021

Traditional winter drinks around Europe

With the cold wintery days coming and Christmas and New Year just around the corner, there is nothing like enjoying a nice hot beverage to warm […]
1 December 2021

Santarém celebrates Portugal’s National Gastronomy Festival 40th anniversary

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Santarém’s award-winning Gastronomy Festival is a landmark event in the Portuguese gourmet calendar. Every autumn, restaurants from all over the […]
1 December 2021

Why Asliddin Khasanov is the master of Samarkand bread

Bread is one of the symbols of Samarkand. Uzbek loaves come in different types and sizes, each distinguished by unusual decorative patterns and unique taste. Numerous […]
30 November 2021

Caviar at Christmas? Why not

A Belgian company is doing its bit to save stocks of sturgeon, one of the world’s rarest but most endangered fish species. Sturgeon fishing in the […]
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