Whether you’ve wanted to open a restaurant since you were a youngster or recently changed careers, opening your first restaurant is a considerable undertaking that demands a lot of planning. The restaurant sector is extensive, and there’s lots of money to be made. However, operating a restaurant necessitates a thorough understanding of the location, menu, hours of operation, and other factors. It also requires putting together a sound business plan that will not fail. Like any other business, opening a restaurant can be difficult and stressful. However, there are a few things you should know. It’s not only about the food! Of course, the cuisine must be outstanding. Still, restaurants are businesses first and foremost, and food is merely a product to be sold. Thus, excellent customer service, management, and promotional abilities are essential too.


There is a reason why we enjoy spicy food in winter – it keeps us warm! But according to various Dr Googles, adding some spice to your diet has more benefits: it can be anti-inflammatory and good for your heart, it suppresses your appetite (whoop! whoop!) and it boosts your metabolism (double bonus!).


Gather the troops cause we’ve got lots to taco about over a couple of rounds of tequila. In the last couple of years, this little Mexican bite exploded in popularity around the globe and features at 99% of festive Mexican parties. Mostly thanks to the Asian and Mexican fusion food revolution that took place on the west coast of the US,  Americans now consume around 4.5 billion tacos a year and they’re not alone. With the help of the global food truck movement, the humble taco is now seen as the ultimate street snack.


Are you a MexiCan or a MexiCan’t? With this recipe, you do not have to fear. You CAN do it in less than 15 minutes.


Shocking revelation: humans like beer! But if all you’re doing is drinking it, you’re missing out on some of life’s greatest beery pleasures. Don’t let wine have all the fun; try these delectable beer-based recipes that will bring your love affair with booze to mouth-watering new heights.


A toilet door in a New York bar with nearly 100 knobs has been branded “impossible” to figure out after a drink or two.


From low-end dives to high-end haunts, Cape Town is rife with brilliant bars. Walk a few blocks and you’ll run into a grungy dive, a pricey cocktail spot, or an overcrowded neighbourhood favourite. Triggered by an ongoing tech boom that has attracted an influx of high-income workers and supported seemingly endless construction, Cape Town has changed dramatically over the last two decades. The growth of the city has enabled a host of great drinking spots to open their doors, some of which aim to center South Africa’s remarkable producers of wine, beer, and spirits, while others express their local roots through the flavours and ingredients they employ.


Cool Cat, a refreshing line of low-calorie wine spritzer cocktails, will introduce limited-edition PRIDE-theme packaging to commemorate June as National LGBTQ+ PRIDE Month. The rainbow-themed 4-packs of 12oz cans are available for purchase in select on- and off-premise accounts in New York, California, Florida, Connecticut, and online at drinkcoolcat.com.


These Muscadel cocktails, made with Rietvallei Muscadel, can be enjoyed poolside during summer or in front of the fireplace during the colder months.


If you love casinos and delicious cocktails, you should be planning a trip in or around the states in the Great Lakes region.