Tricks of the Restaurant Trade

June 2019

Series 5 Episode 6

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Can menus persuade us to buy more? How are restaurants catering for growing numbers of customers with allergies? And Simon meets a community group who are making good use of perfectly good food waste.

Series 5 Episode 5

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The team check out food options when flying, how pubs and bars are catering for the growing number of teetotallers, and the cost to restaurants of 'no shows'

Series 5 Episode 4

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Simon and Sophie reveal how pizza cheese isn't always as genuine as we think it is. Plus: airport restaurants, restaurant calorie counts and how to make the ultimate red wine and tomato pasta sauce.
May 2019

Series 5 Episode 2

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Simon discovers the challenges that Pizza Hut face in creating a vegan menu. Plus: the best high street meal deals. And the food trend that's bringing street food in from the cold: food halls.

Series 5 Episode 3

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The team check out calorie counts in restaurant meals. Adam explores 'cakeage', where restaurants charge customers to eat their own celebration cakes. Plus: in-home delivery meal kits.

Series 5 Episode 1

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Simon visits Wagamama's Noodle Lab to explore how innovation and customer feedback can dictate what ends up on our plates. Plus: monster milkshakes, waste food apps and upselling.
June 2018

Series 4 Episode 6

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Sophie explores the latest developments in the ongoing battle for hot drink dominance between tea and coffee. Plus: eating out for breakfast, the surprising amount of salt in some desserts, and more.
May 2018

Series 4 Episode 5

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This episode explores the impact that social media has had on restaurants. And can Seyi Rhodes revive a meat dish that's fallen out of favour?

Series 4 Episode 4

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This episode investigates how big brands are interpreting the move towards healthier food and drink. Plus: the psychological trick on restaurant menus to make diners spend more.

Series 4 Episode 3

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Simon reveals the best restaurant special offers and proves that plenty of big chains are willing to give away food and drink for free. And which chips are the healthiest?
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