Much has changed in the Cardiff food scene over the last 18 months or so — but the food scene in the capital remains as impressive and diverse as ever. Several new restaurants have raised the standard, though the established businesses continue to shine as brightly as ever. The cooking is beautifully diverse, with everything from from tapas to Turkish, sushi to small plates and vegan to barbecue. And there's plenty of top Welsh cooking too. You can eat in a prison, a classroom or a neighbourhood Italian. From shawarma to maki rolls and arancini to Welsh rarebit burgers, these are our picks of the best restaurants in Cardiff in 2019. The restaurants are listed in no particular order. 1. Heaneys Heaneys opened at the end of 2018 in a spot that's been renowned for housing some of Cardiff's best restaurants, including Le Gallois and Arbennig. Heaneys, though, is arguably the best yet. Owner and chef Tommy Heaney became known around the UK after appearing on Great British Menu and … [Read more...] about The 50 best restaurants in Cardiff in 2019
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McDonald's is one of the largest food outlets in the world. It feeds 68 million people per day across the globe, which is 1% of the world's population. It is no surprise therefore, that different countries sell different food items. And some of them are unusual to say the least. We have compiled a list of nine weird items sold from McDonald's across the world. 1. Pineapple and Coconut Loaf People that have a particular sweet tooth may enjoy this McDonald's treat. Sold in Austria, this slice of loaf cake is one of many choices but is the most unusual as it is served with butter. It seems like something you may get in a tearoom rather than McDonald's, but you might want something sweet after your BigMac... 2. The McCurry Pan McDonald's restaurants in India tailor to local tastes, which is why many of their items are vegetarian. The McCurry Pan is a curried vegetable pie, which is one of the original items from the fast-food chain's first vegetarian restaurants. We think it sounds quite … [Read more...] about Nine weird McDonald’s items you can buy from around the world
Editor's Note — Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — From traditional souks, mosques and UNESCO World Heritage sites, to futuristic skyscrapers, Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, offers an eclectic mix of old and new. Among the most startling additions to the modern skyline are the Flame Towers, a trio of sky-high structures that resemble tongues of fire reaching high over the Caspian Sea. Designed by US architecture firm HOK, and with Tower 1 standing at 182 meters, they're the tallest buildings in Azerbaijan. And visitors can stay in them -- one building's residential, one is for office use, while the third, the 165-meter-tall Fairmont Baku, is a contemporary five-star hotel. Enter the flame The towers can be seen from almost anywhere in the city, but night is when they truly come … [Read more...] about Flame Towers: Luxury atop one of the world’s tallest hotels
A-Level results land today and, for many, thoughts are turning to the next stage in your education - university. Whether you've had one of Greater Manchester's universities down for your top choice all along, or whether you didn't quite get the results you wanted and are now facing clearing, worry not. There are so many reasons why Manchester is the best student city in the world, from its affordable cost of living to its nightlife to its world-class lecturers. Here are some reasons you should consider studying right here in Manchester - and start getting excited if you've landed that place. It's surprisingly affordable Manchester is the third most affordable university city in the UK, beaten only by Bangor and Nottingham, according to recent research by credit experts Totally Money. Students at the University of Manchester pay £75 per week for their student accommodation on average (compared with £168 at St George's in London) and also benefit from some of the cheapest … [Read more...] about 18 reasons why Manchester is the best student city in the world
England’s chief medical officer is considering taxing all unhealthy food products to prevent parents buying them - to help tackle childhood obesity. Professor Dame Sally Davies will review what more can be done to meet the Government’s ambition of halving obesity in youngsters by 2030, with one in three children leaving primary school overweight or obese. The Government’s sugar tax on soft drinks has already been hailed as a success in reducing the amount of sugar consumed by children. But officials are now considering how to further reduce the problems caused by the diet eaten by youngsters. According to Public Health England (PHE), 68 per cent of adults in Stoke-on-Trent are overweight. The national average is 64 per cent. And the situation among children is far worse. The most recent PHE figures show 643 Year 6 children in the city are obese, while 144 of them are ‘severely obese’. Even at reception age, Stoke-on-Trent has a problem. PHE says there are … [Read more...] about Will taxing unhealthy food help fight childhood obesity?