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Sun kissed cuisine
“Sol em Sol” (Sun on Sun) is a mobile kitchen and restaurant that cooks food with solar ovens. Using seven ovens, they can cook for up to 40 people and meal prices range between 9 to 11 euros . The owners are planning to tour Portugal to get people from across the country to taste their sun-filled cuisine.
Why it matters
The concept of an outdoor, affordable, eco-friendly restaurant is an attractive one. All that is required to export the concept to other markets is sunshine and clement weather. Are they on to a recipe for success?
The Portuguese delicatessen brand Nobre has launched a new Christmas Facebook campaign aiming at bringing an emigrant back to Portugal for the holidays. Participants are required to write the story of a relative or friend who has emigrated and the best one will be offered a plane ticket to come home for Christmas.
Australia's ice cream brand Bulla Creamy Classics has gone a step further by having teams of reporters in London and New York looking for competitors, as well as a booth in London's Victoria station for Australians to record a message explaining why they should win the prize.
Latin-American restaurant Comodo, located in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, noticed that guests were snapping pictures of their food and uploading them to Instagram. It decided to jump on the bandwagon and embraced the #ComodoMenu hashtag and added it to their menus. If customers are hesitating about what to order, they are encouraged to check out pictures of the food online.