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Hateful restaurant website of the week – Dinings

Baffling! Website design is an imprecise art and not a science, but restaurant websites in particular seem peculiarly prone to cack-handed design. My first pick in this intermittent series highlighting dopey restaurant websites has to be Dinings. Although the restaurant itself serves sublime food, its online presence seems to have been designed by someone who’s … Continue reading

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Mr Hyde from Shortlist

New daily listings email from the folks at Shortlist If you’re a Londoner then you’re almost certainly familiar with Shortlist, the free weekly magazine often handed out (and discarded) outside your local Tube and railway station. Shortlist is launching a new daily listings digest for the busy Londoner called My Hyde. Sign up and it … Continue reading

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Taiwanese blogger jailed for bad restaurant review

I’ll heading out to Taiwan later this year, so it was interesting to stumble across this news article about a Taiwanese restaurant blogger who has received a suspended prison sentence over a negative restaurant review. Although the sentence and fine of 200,000 Taiwanese dollars (just under £4,300) seems incredibly excessive, the blogger didn’t do herself … Continue reading