Robot bartender serves up safe booze to South Koreans

In a tailored jacket and bow tie, Cabo turns a block of ice into a perfect spherical ice ball to serve up a classic whiskey on the rocks. But Cabo is no human bartender, but a purely electronic, six-foot tall humanoid robot that serves up drinks at Seoul’s Coffee Bar K. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings … Read more Robot bartender serves up safe booze to South Koreans

Robo-bartenders shaking up hospitality sector amid COVID-19 concerns | The World

Restaurants and bars have been taking extra precautions as the world continues to ease coronavirus restrictions. But it’s also given some a chance to experiment by using robots to mix drinks and serve food, without fear of spreading the virus. Scott Longmuir reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Robo-bartenders shaking up hospitality sector amid COVID-19 concerns | The World

British pubs face financial ruin as coronavirus crisis rolls on | ABC News

They’ve survived everything the centuries could throw at them, but the COVID-19 pandemic could mean last drinks for many of the UK’s pubs. And with up to 70 million pints of beer wasted, a tragic loss by any measure, the closure of every pub in England is a devastating blow to the English psyche. Read … Read more British pubs face financial ruin as coronavirus crisis rolls on | ABC News

Coronavirus – The Latest: Wednesday 20 May

Subscribe to our daily Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus In this episode: Boris Johnson promises a ‘world-beating’ test and trace system by June, we visit a Danish school to see how British schoolchildren could return to the classroom and why drinks at … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: Wednesday 20 May

Crowds Back Outside New York City’s Bars In Weekends

(AP) New York City residents were seen flouting social distancing restrictions for a night on the town Saturday. Video shot on Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood shows large crowds gathered, many with drinks in hand but no masks on their faces, putting their lives in danger. Bars and restaurants in the city have been restricted … Read more Crowds Back Outside New York City’s Bars In Weekends

Has COVID-19 cancelled offices? | #PollyBites

WFH (working from home, duhh!) has become the new normal. So much so, that offices might be cancelled indefinitely, seeing as it’s a whole lot cheaper and safer to keep the office plankton at home. Which is great, because you can avoid that soul-destroying commute, annoying colleagues, lecherous bosses and unanswered calls to IT. Oh … Read more Has COVID-19 cancelled offices? | #PollyBites

Syrian tamarind juice sellers continue with tradition in Ramadan

Ramadan is the busiest time of the year for tamarind and liquorice juice sellers in Idlib city in northwestern Syria. The often jet-black drinks are made from tamarind pods and liquorice roots. But this year, the coronavirus pandemic is making things harder for families in northern Syria that depend on tamarind for their income. Al … Read more Syrian tamarind juice sellers continue with tradition in Ramadan

Neighbors drink together while in quarantine, toasting from their balconies | ABC News

CHEERS: Neighbors in the town of Bella, Italy, found a creative way to enjoy drinks together while in quarantine, using makeshift polls to toast from their balconies. https://abcn.ws/2RDrSMd SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/

Mastering Chinese Poetry Ep. 9: The Mourning Day《清明》

Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day) is a traditional Chinese festival for families to pay their respects to dead ancestors. People tidy up their ancestors’ grave sites and offer sacrifices such as food, drinks and flowers. Considered as one of the 24 solar terms on the Chinese lunar calendar, the festival falls on April 4 this … Read more Mastering Chinese Poetry Ep. 9: The Mourning Day《清明》

Stay-at-Home Smoking Helps Tobacco Sales During Virus Lockdowns

Big Tobacco is one of the few industries whose sales are holding up during coronavirus lockdowns, with smokers lighting up while working from home. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUK Imperial Tobacco Plc, the maker of Kool cigarettes, said Tuesday the outbreak hasn’t hurt business and sales remain in line with expectations. British American Tobacco Plc, whose brands … Read more Stay-at-Home Smoking Helps Tobacco Sales During Virus Lockdowns

‘We’ve lived here for 12 years and never met’: How coronavirus is changing neighbourhoods | ABC News

The coronavirus pandemic is changing the places where we live. Where once neighbours did not know each other’s names, they are now forming bonds over “driveway drinks”, having conversations over the fence and ensuring those around them are OK. Read more here: https://ab.co/3dGImwe For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more ‘We’ve lived here for 12 years and never met’: How coronavirus is changing neighbourhoods | ABC News

Secrets Are Revealed When Alex Drinks Too Much | Tyler Perry’s If Loving You Is Wrong | OWN

Alex shows her true colors after a night of drinking. For more on #iflovingyouiswrong, visit http://bit.ly/1nDPO0J Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN #OWNTV #iflovingyouiswrong #KellyIssacs SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Download the Watch OWN App: http://bit.ly/2hr1nX2 About Tyler Perry’s If Loving You is Wrong: From prolific writer, director, producer Tyler Perry, “If Loving You is Wrong” is a … Read more Secrets Are Revealed When Alex Drinks Too Much | Tyler Perry’s If Loving You Is Wrong | OWN

Coronavirus – Italy: the crucial role of the food industry

While Italy fights to overcome the coronavirus outbreak, the role of the food industry is crucial. Here is a report from Natalia Mendoza, Lorenza Pensa and Davan Wetton in one of the largest distribution centers for food and drinks in Rome. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Coronavirus – Italy: the crucial role of the food industry

Nia Long’s ‘Boiler Room’ Co-stars All Tried To Woo Her | PeopleTV | Entertainment Weekly

Nia Long shares that she actually bought her ‘Boiler Room’ co-star’s house and reveals with which co-star she got drinks! Subscribe to EW ►► http://bit.ly/EWSubscribe PeopleTV is the free streaming network from People and Entertainment Weekly. Watch unlimited full-length episodes on streaming devices, mobile and the web at https://people.com/peopletv/ Watch interviews with your favorite celebrities … Read more Nia Long’s ‘Boiler Room’ Co-stars All Tried To Woo Her | PeopleTV | Entertainment Weekly

Forget toilet paper, Indonesians are buying up big on herbs – and prices are skyrocketing | ABC News

Toilet paper and sanitiser might be flying off shelves here, but in Indonesia the coronavirus outbreak has sparked a rush on medicinal plants. And the panic buying of herbal drinks, in particular, has seen the prices of some ingredients surge. Read more here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch … Read more Forget toilet paper, Indonesians are buying up big on herbs – and prices are skyrocketing | ABC News