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Dinner in a movie

Forget popcorn and pick 'n' mix – now cinemagoers can enjoy a three-course supper brought to their seats. Some restaurants, meanwhile, are serving up screenings on the side. Luke Blackall reports

Hot ticket: The Lounge at the Odeon at Whiteleys in London, where customers are served a three-course meal

Dinner in a movie: Cinemagoers can get now get a three-course supper brought to their seats

For years a trip to the cinema has been marked by the synthetic buttery smell of popcorn, for which cinema-goers queue for in the hundreds. But in an increasing number of places, the aroma of more upmarket fare is wafting in, while guests enjoy a personal touch by ordering from their seats.

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Indian TV chefs battle old enemy in 'Foodistan'

India and Pakistan will go to war next week. And thousands of foodies across South Asia will tune in to watch.

Indian actress Sonya Jehan presents reality foodie show 'Foodistan', where Indian and Pakistani chefs battle it out three nights a week

Now India and Pakistan have started a food fight

Will battle of TV chefs be a recipe for peace – or are the two enemies sharpening knives?

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Little Chef hits the hard shoulder

Little Chef is to close 67 of its 161 outlets in a move expected to lead to between 500 and 600 job cuts.

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Roadside restaurant chain Little Chef is to close 67 of its 161 sites in a move expected to lead to the loss of between 500 and 600 jobs, it announced today.

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New lead over missing chef

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence in York are pursuing a new lead which could be "significant".

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I came to cooking randomly My best friend entered chef school and as I didn't know what to do, I followed him. I'd never cooked in my life until then. But when the teacher asked us to cook a plate of food, rather than thinking about girls, I started thinking, what is food to me, why do I like to eat? It was my first adult thought and I fell in love with cooking.

Last Night's Viewing: Kevin’s Grand Design, Channel 4<br />Without You, ITV1

I'd rather hoped that Kevin's Grand Design would turn out to be a personal project, but although he seemed to have heavily invested in it, both monetarily and financially, we aren't yet to find out what the Nit-picker's Nit-picker would actually produce if he self-built a home for himself. Instead, this was to be an exercise in exemplary development: "I want to do everything," he said as he embarked on a project to produce low-cost, socially mixed housing. "I want it to be the best, I want it to be the cheapest, I want it to be the most sustainable, I want it to be the most exciting, the most architecturally inspired, the most contextual, the least mediocre." He also wanted to be the "Heston Blumenthal of housing", which sounded a little ominous. You expect an en suite bathroom, but you actually get a playroom-cum-kitchen, connected to the dining room by a playground slide.

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