As Summer Arrives, Australia Is Ready To Party – But a Nationwide Staff Shortage Is Jeopardising Our Post-Lockdown Fantasy
24 Nov 2021
Food & Drink Food and drink venues across the country, already battered and bruised after 18 months of on and off lockdowns, are now contending with a newer, more intractable problem. From delayed restaurant openings, to closures, to thousands of cancelled reservations, owners are struggling – and it’s not to get bums on seats, but to find the staff to serve them.
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Ever Had a “Bachelor’s Handbag”? Lived on the “Darlo Breadline”? Started the Day With a “Sponsored Continental”?
06 Dec 2021
Entertainment The editors at “Australia’s oldest newspaper” – AKA The Betoota Advocate – share a few Aussie slang words from their new book, Betoota-isms. In this highly satirical extract, they give us a taste of the phrases about dining and cuisine you’re likely to hear on the streets of Betoota.