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All you need to know about Élan cafe

All you need to know about Élan cafe

Food, Lifestyle
The rose heaven or Élan cafe is one of the most Instagrammable places in London which you can't miss.  Decorations there make you feel like you are in the fairytale. Visitors can enjoy not only an incredible atmosphere but also a tasty menu. Élan cafe has a wide range of selection for food lovers, especially for breakfast and brunch. Every meal is beautifully and uniquely decorated, so no one can't resist. You can find almost every type of drink here; coffee, cold brews, teas, smoothies - basically everything you can imagine. The food menu is split into two parts; breakfast and cakes. The first part includes different bowls, like popular Acai bowl or tropical one, hot choices of meal and sandwiches. The second part will take your breath away with sweet options. This is the right
How restaurants trick you into spending more

How restaurants trick you into spending more

Food
It might not be your choice what you end up ordering at the restaurant Were you feeling like steak before having a look at the menu? Sometimes what you choose when you dine out is not so much down to  your choice but the restaurant’s, selling you what’s most profitable for them. Front of house contacted Sue Bradley, Eating Psychology Coach, to understand why these tricks work so well on our subconsciousness. Bradley says that often, when we relate to food, the limbic brain is knocking out the prefrontal cortex; so the rational, ‘adult’ part of the brain is not fully able to control the situation, effectively leaving a toddler in charge who can hardly stay in control. Moreover, Bradley continues, 30-40% of total digestive response to a meal is due to the CPDR (Cephalic phase digestive
The dark side of working in fast food restaurants

The dark side of working in fast food restaurants

Food
Photo:Bloomberg Working in a fast food restaurant is one of the most terrible, but also one of the best life experience (teaches you that life sometimes might be tough). It is not a dream job, it is not something that anyone would like to do all their life. My father used to say you have to study hard, because otherwise you will end up flipping burgers in McDonalds. And where I am today? Flipping the burgers and shaking the fries in fast food restaurants (not in McDonalds but still). Being a part of this industry for almost three years led me to want to tell the story of how this workplace looks at the back of the kitchen. Apparently, it seems very easy: just flipping burgers all day long, or making fries. In fact, working in fast food restaurants might be a hell and here are few...

Save or Splurge?

Featured, Food
With a new wave of modern restaurants taking over the London culinary scene, food has become less of a meal and more of an experience. Food culture has steered away from traditional steak and jus, and has become a stage show filled with culinary foam, dry-ice filled cocktails and new takes on a classic bisque. At the forefront of the London restaurant scene, Sketch has been all the rage. Found in the heart of central London, the restaurant takes food and reinvented it with quirky techniques. From the second you enter the building, you're greeted with a hopscotch drawing that leads you to a room filled with pink chairs and illustrations; It is a child’s dream tailored for adults. But is it still dining? The finest of dining perhaps. With Sketch’s grand decor and delicious food, this re
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