Walking home alone at night? Don’t forget your curry!
Jun13

Walking home alone at night? Don’t forget your curry!

We’re all crazy about curry here but a chef in Grantham, Lincolnshire, took the curry madness to a whole different level. Muhammad Karim, chef of the Bindi restaurant, invented a curry sauce so spicy that he has to wear a gas mask, goggles and security gloves to cook it! The sauce, called “Atomic Kick Ass”, is made of mango and tamarind BBQ style glaze mixed with the spiciest chillies in the world and then poured...

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Cut VAT for restaurants in the UK!

The Federation of Bangladeshi Caterers (FoBC) and the Asian Caterers Federation (ACF) are currently campaigning for a cut in VAT in the hospitality sector.  The organisations represent between them, some 35,000 UK Asian eateries – including Indian, Chinese, Thai, Malaysian, and Bangladeshi cuisine, encompassing both restaurants and takeaways – and believe that the current VAT for restaurants is too high.  At present, the...

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Curry in or curry out?
Feb13

Curry in or curry out?

This week on Curry Culture, we want to know how you like to enjoy your curry.  Do you like to cook your own?  Get a takeaway?  Or do you love your local curry house? With the internet we now have access to more recipes than we could cook for hundreds of lifetimes.  They are also free and you don’t have to leave your house to access them.  So does this make cooking more popular?  While this may inspire some of us to cook the odd...

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Asian restaurants & Twitter: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Aug21

Asian restaurants & Twitter: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Twitter is a social media outlet which is used by many restaurants for marketing their business, networking within the industry and even to help provide better customer service by allowing direct customer feedback. By tweeting regularly about what is happening at your venue, following people (who will hopefully follow you back), interacting with discussions and re-tweeting other people’s messages, you will build a successful Twitter...

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Kebabish Original, Blackburn review
Jul06

Kebabish Original, Blackburn review

A couple of members from the CC team who wanted to enjoy an Indian somewhere different, decided to go and experience the thrill of the grill at Kebabish Original in Blackburn, an unlicensed restaurant popular for their grilled food. Kebabish Original are a UK franchise with around 60 restaurants mainly in Greater London and the South of England but also in the Midlands and the North. Here’s our 60 second guide to Kebabish Original,...

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