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This series explores were people are dining when they eat out and asks if consumers are always getting the best deal or not.
Tricks of the Restaurant Trade is back to lift the lid on the world of eating out, by going behind the scenes at some of the UK's biggest high street chains to show you how to get the best deals on good food. This week, the show spills the beans on high street coffee chains. Chef Simon Rimmer and co-presenter Kate Quilton find out how good the coffee really is and how the big chains ensure it tastes the same wherever you go in the country. And reporter Adam Pearson challenges fans of big brand names to a blind taste test - can they really tell the difference? Plus - how much do you know about what's in railway station snacks? Should you think a little more before you grab a bite to eat before you jump on the train? And the horrible truth about just how many calories there could be in your Chinese takeaway. The answer for one family of four: 15,000 calories in just one meal.
Tricks of the Restaurant Trade lifts the lid on the world of eating out, going behind the scenes at some of the UK's biggest high street chains to show you how to get the best deals on good food. This episode goes behind the scenes at one of our biggest high street sushi chains. Kate Quilton asks how healthy sushi really is, and investigates whether there is any actual wasabi in wasabi paste, while Simon Rimmer heads to Billingsgate fish market at 3am to help choose the fish for the day's sushi. And do we use too much soy sauce when we eat sushi? Reporter Adam Pearson pits groups of British and Japanese people against each other in a sushi eating contest. Plus: what do we get for our money when we pay ú30 for a pub roast as opposed to a fiver? Kate samples them both, while Simon reveals the shocking calorie count in an Indian takeaway.
A huge percentage of British workers now buy their lunch from big chains and what's on offer has moved a long way from the simple sandwich. This episode reveals what's in some of the takeaway lunches sold by big brand names and especially whether those salads and soups are quite as good for you as you think. Could a fish salad have more calories than a fry up? And can a chocolate frozen yoghurt really be fat free? Plus: why you shouldn't eat at your desk.
Documentary lifting the lid on what consumers should be aware of when they eat out.
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