Vegetarian for 45 Years Accidentally Eats Meat after McDonald’s Serves Chicken Instead of Veg Burger

Fast food counters can often goof up your order. But for a vegetarian woman who hadn’t eaten meat for 45 years, the goof-up turned out to be rather unpleasant after she accidentally ended up eating a chicken burger that she was served at a McDonalds’ drive through in the United Kingdom, despite ordering a veggie burger.

Gloucestershire resident Louise Davies had been a devout vegetarian for nearly 45 years. The 50-year-old received the shock of her life, however, when she accidentally bit into a meat burger pattie at a local McDonald’s drive-through outlet. Davies had ordered a Vegetable Deluxe McDonalds’

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As cicadas emerge in the US after 17 years, insect delicacies take over social media

Cicadas, the red-eyed bugs who spend most of their lives underground, have returned to the US after 17 long years. And intriguingly, swarms of the insects invading American backyards this summer have also inspired dishes in their kitchens. Seeing the emergence of Brood X, one of the largest periodical cicada broods, people all across the US are trying to make the most of it, through creating cicada delicacies.

These insects are low in fat and high in protein, according to Cicada Safari, an app created to monitor their movement in the US. Many scientists and food experts have even called

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20 years of Observer Food Monthly: recipes from the stars of the future | Chefs

Pamela Yung

Head chef at Flor and Asap Pizza, London

Pamela Yung spent much of last year thinking about how restaurants relate to their communities. “This pandemic showed us how important that is,” she says, explaining that the restaurant where she is head chef, Flor, and its sister restaurant, Lyle’s, both relied heavily on travellers. With Flor out of action to dine in, Yung and its chef-owner, James Lowe, executed one of London’s most successful pivots and opened Asap Pizza, making sourdough bases with heritage wheat. “Now we have people who come every week, even multiple times a week,”

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