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Check back here for the latest posts published alongside each episode of the Hank! Cardiff local food podcast, which I co-host with friend and fellow foodie Matt Appleby.

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HANK! EPISODE 11: LAUNCHING A RESTAURANT IN A PANDEMIC, WITH SHAUN & ALED FROM ANSH

In this episode, Matt Appleby and I speak to the founders of Cardiff’s latest burger venture, Ansh. We ask what it was like to commit to a bricks & mortar restaurant at the height of a global pandemic, when most similar businesses had been forced to close.

Were these people just stark raving mad!?

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HANK! EPISODE 10: WELSH HOSPITALITY IN CRISIS (PART 2) – WITH SHUMANA PALIT, ULTRACOMIDA

Continuing on from our conversation with restauranteur Simon Wright in Hank! Cardiff Episode 9 – in this second instalment, we speak to Shumana Palit about how the Coronavirus crisis has affected her. Shumana and husband Paul operate Ultracomida; a business which incorporates two Spanish deli-restaurants in Narberth and Aberystwyth; as well Curado Bar and Vermut in Cardiff city centre; and an online shop which delivers imported Spanish produce across the UK.

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HANK! EPISODE 9: WELSH HOSPITALITY IN CRISIS (PART 1) – WITH RESTAURANTEUR SIMON WRIGHT

In the latest episode of the Hank! Cardiff food podcast, we speak to restauranteur, food writer and broadcaster Simon Wright about the the catastrophic impact of the Coronavirus crisis on Welsh hospitality – which has been exacerbated by the fact that there is still no update on indoor opening for restaurants, bars and pubs in Wales.

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HANK! EPISODE 8: FEEDING THE NHS DURING COVID-19

Whilst NHS staff across Wales face the Coronavirus crisis head on, in Cardiff a network of volunteers is ensuring that these key workers will be well fed throughout. In the latest episode of the #HankCardiff podcast we speak to two of the independent business owners who have been coordinating separate campaigns to raise funds and provide meals to front line staff in South Wales.

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