Tricks of the Restaurant Trade: Series 2
This series explores were people are dining when they eat out and asks if consumers are always getting the best deal or not.
Part 1: Coffee Chains
Simon, Kate and Adam spill the beans on high street coffee chains. How good is their coffee, and how do they make it taste the same everywhere? Plus: train station snacks and Chinese takeaways.
Part 2: Sushi Chains
This episode goes behind the scenes at one of our biggest high street sushi chains. Plus: what do you get for your money in a 30 pub roast? And how many calories are in an Indian takeaway?
Part 3: Takeaway Lunches
This episode reveals what’s in some big brand names’ takeaway lunches. Are takeaway salads and soups as healthy as we think? Plus: why shouldn’t you eat at your desk?
Part 4: Restaurant Portions
Kate takes some hungry taxi drivers out for dinner – with portion sizes from a generation ago – as she explores how restaurant portions have grown without us noticing. Plus: doggy bags and more.