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Old London Air Raid Shelter Becomes Vegetable Farm

Old London Air Raid Shelter Becomes Vegetable Farm

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a former bomb shelter beneath the streets of London, Zero Carbon Food is growing leafy greens, herbs and microgreens. And, believe it or not, this dark, dank underground farm is an energy efficient way to grow fresh produce.

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Forget Cronuts: London’s ‘Townies’ Take on Hybrid-Dessert Craze

Forget Cronuts: London’s ‘Townies’ Take on Hybrid-Dessert Craze

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

While New Yorkers line up for the cronut, a croissant-doughnut cross, in London, a tartlet-brownie mashup called the townie is now the rage. Social media is helping to drive these hybrid-food fads, industry watchers say, but how they ultimately impact the bottom line depends on whether purveyors can be more than one-trick ponies.

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Long Awaited Lab-Grown Burger Is Unveiled In London

Long Awaited Lab-Grown Burger Is Unveiled In London

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rarely has a single food gotten such star treatment as the hamburger that made its debut in London on Monday. But the burger — grown from stem cells taken from a cow — represents a technology potentially so disruptive that it has attracted the support of Google co-founder Sergei Brin.

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The Art Of Food: Museum Celebrates Iconic Catalan Chef’s Cuisine

The Art Of Food: Museum Celebrates Iconic Catalan Chef’s Cuisine

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

As head chef of El Bulli, the widely influential Ferran Adria revolutionized modernist cuisine. Now, the man hailed as the “Salvador Dali of the kitchen” is the subject of an experimental new art exhibit in London.

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