Latest Chips Stories

2008-10-01 18:00:35

MANY firms may be taking a bit of a battering during the current downturn but a Llandudno Junction-based businesses is bucking that trend and preparing to pull in more trade. Enoch's Fish and Chips cafe and take away, on Conwy Road, is reporting a 20% boost in sales and is looking to expand. Danny White-Meir took over from his parents two years ago and now plans to open a second outlet. He said the company's success is due in large part to achieving Investors in People status: "One...

2008-09-21 18:00:21

A CHIPPIE is charging traffic wardens extra for their fish and chips after being ticketed 50 times at his shop in Scarborough. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-06-27 15:02:48

Homegrown chips in Wales are taking a back seat to imported varieties due to a shortage of Maris Piper potatoes, sources said. Floods in England and cold weather in Wales have lead to a local shortage of the variety favored by chip shops, the Western Mail reported Friday. Even though potatoes imported from Spain, Holland and Belgium cost twice the price of a Welsh potato, shops are turning to overseas markets to supply them with spuds, the newspaper reported. Yields were poor and the...

2008-03-03 03:00:20

(In Malaysia) BAKAT TV AMONG the first singing competitions to be produced locally. Artistes it unearthed include Shagul Hamid, Suhaily Shamsuddin, Zalifah Ibrahim, M. Sani, Frankie Cheah, Sugiman Jahuri and Sept 5. In 1975, it changed its name to Bintang RTM which would later give us the late Tan Sri Sudirman. THE AHMAD DAUD SHOW FIRST aired in 1975, it was arguably one of the first English- medium variety shows and was hosted by Datuk Ahmad Daud. BING AND BONG THIS was only...

2008-02-17 18:02:16

Changing comparisons and 'attentional collapse' cause an inability to imagine our future satisfaction CAMBRIDGE, Mass. "“ Researchers have identified a key reason why people make mistakes when they try to predict what they will like. When predicting how much we will enjoy a future experience, people tend to compare it to its alternatives"”that is, to the experiences they had before, might have later, or could have been having now. But when people actually have the experience, they...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.