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.View Post
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Each month we share bite-sized stories from Cardiff’s food & drink scene, including chats with local restauranteurs, chefs, producers and more.
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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.View Post
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.View Post
Before COVID-19 put the breaks on us all, kitchen takeovers were becoming more popular than ever in Cardiff, with regular events taking place across the city. For the most recent episode of the Hank! Cardiff podcast, we caught up with two newcomers to the professional kitchen, and one of the city’s longest established nomad chefs.View Post