Food & Drink (183)
The world’s most expensive doggy bag
In Germany, nearly 11 tons of food is thrown away every year. A restaurant in Hamburg has decided to tackle this problem in their very own way by putting a sign on tables informing visitors that they will pay a fine for their unfinished meal (€1 per 50 grams).
Why it matters
In times where a considerable proportion of the global population suffers from hunger or malnutrition, is this is a good way of reminding people of their actions? Is imposing a fine enough to make us more conscious of our disposable and wasteful ways?
The Austrian company Sonnentor has developed a spicy, spelt wheat-snack refined with the herbal flower preparations “Good Mood”, “Sunkiss”, and the “Sharp maker” each of which is tailored for different effects on your mood.
“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.