Osaka <i>izakaya</i> woos virus-wary drinkers with face shields

National May 26, 2020

Osaka izakaya woos virus-wary drinkers with face shields

A Japanese-style izakaya pub in Osaka has started distributing free face shields for use by its customers, in the hope of regaining drinkers after the state of emergency, over the novel coronavirus, was lifted last week. The izakaya offering hot-pot dishes in Chuo Ward, Osaka, ...

Britons getting through lockdown with sewing, tequila and kimchi

World May 7, 2020

Britons getting through lockdown with sewing, tequila and kimchi

British consumers have spent their six weeks of coronavirus lockdown sewing, drinking cocktails, carrying out home beauty treatments and eating large quantities of kimchi. That’s according to a report from John Lewis Partnership PLC on the nation’s shopping behavior since March 23, when Prime Minister ...