Preview: An eye on ...; national celebrations
Wednesday 12 November 1997
National Curry Day: The Firkin Brewery in Birmingham chose National Curry Day on Monday for the launch of their new brew called Dogbalti, described as a "curry-flavoured ale". The recipe includes fresh ginger, chillies, coriander and cumin. A spokesman said: "Beer and curry go great together, so we decided to combine the two". According to the 1998 Good Curry Guide, 18 per cent of the population eat curries regularly, compared with only 16 per cent eating fish and chips. Of the 2.5 million diners who visit curry houses every week, one in six choose chicken tikka masala. 90 per cent of "Indian" restaurants are owned by Bangladeshis.
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