Restaurants resort to festive meal delivery

A considerable section of the food service industry, from neighborhood kebab shops to luxurious restaurants and hotels, are gearing up to prepare special Christmas and New Year's meals for home delivery in a bid to claw back some of this year's losses.

Restaurants that used to welcome their patrons for special meals and drinks at this time of year, often with live music, or others that used to shut down to give their staff some rest are now preparing special menus for the season, with some starting deliveries from Wednesday.

A number of enterprises are advertising their menus on their websites or social media profiles while others are sending out text message adverts for special deliveries.

Hotels are also offering seasonal delivery and takeaway services, with the Hotel Grande Bretagne taking phone orders for its special Christmas and New Year's menus by its...

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