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Sockerbit - Sweets Swedish Style

‘Small and white, clean and bright, you look happy to greet me’ – could well be written for this Swedish sweet shop in NYC’s West Village as a little flower. Take a break from the bustle of Christopher Street into this Scandinavian sweet shop in NYC's known for its delectable selection of traditional smågodis (little candies) and its refreshing interior...

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VSOA arrives in the US

A legendary spirit produced exclusively in Sri Lanka, VSOA, enjoys a cult-like following by those fortunate enough to have discovered this rare beverage. White Lion has now brought this highly sought-after spirit to the US, so you’d better keep an eye out on those cocktails menus!...

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Tesco interactive virtual grocery store at Gatwick

Coming home from holiday is bad enough, without the added hassle of returning to an empty fridge. Today at Gatwick Airport, Tesco is revealing a new solution, by opening the UK’s first interactive virtual grocery store in Gatwick’s North Terminal.

The Gatwick opening builds on Tesco’s launch of the world’s first virtual store in South Korea last year, an innovation which generated 25 million online posts around the globe. The Korean virtual store allowed commuters to shop in subways and at bus stops by pointing their mobile phones at billboards. Tesco is now trialling the concept for the first time in the UK, but this time using interactive digital displays...

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Jamba Juice Make It Light

OK, you could argue that smoothies are healthy aren’t they? Yes, but whilst they  have a lot of fruit in them, they also contain quite a bit of sugar. That’s why Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, continues to demonstrate its strong commitment to provide refreshing and great-tasting, better-for-you solutions with an all-new Make It Light™ option for its line of "Classic" smoothies in all of its stores. The Make It Light™ smoothies taste just as delicious as the original recipes but contain one-third fewer calories, sugar and carbohydrates...

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Live Ants at 'A Taste of Noma at Claridge's'!

We mentioned a while back that Rene Redzepi was bringing the coveted Noma to London’s Claridges Hotel for a pop venue during the London Olympics; what we didn’t know then was that live ants would feature on the menu!...

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