Download E-books Restaurant Success by the Numbers: A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next Hot Spot PDF

By Roger Fields

90 percentage of all eating places fail, and those who be successful occurred upon that mysterious X issue, correct? incorrect! a guy of many hats: money-guy, eating place proprietor, and eating place consultant-Roger Fields indicates how a cafe can live to tell the tale its first yr, in line with excess of success, and preserve diners coming again for a few years to return. that includes real-life eating place start-up tales (including a number of the author's own), this finished how-to walks readers in the course of the logistics of starting a restaurant: growing the concept that, picking a situation, designing the menu, constructing environment, hiring employees, and, most vital, turning a revenue. starting a restaurant is not effortless, yet this reasonable dreamer's consultant is helping set the desk for lasting luck.

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Download E-books Kenya (Eyewitness Travel Guides) PDF

By Philip Briggs

DK Eyewitness go back and forth advisor Kenya will lead you instantly to the easiest points of interest Kenya has to provide. choked with images, illustrations and maps of Kenya, this consultant explores each part that makes Kenya dynamic and impossible to resist; from the awesome natural world and breathtaking nationwide Parks, to the full of life nightlife and cultural sights of Nairobi. gains comprise a complete illustrated consultant to Kenya's habitats and natural world, unique info on video game reserves and safaris and the entire most sensible highlights and specified maps of Kenya's nationwide Parks. DK Eyewitness commute advisor Kenya provides the entire insider information each customer to Kenya wishes, with dozens of studies for the simplest inns in Kenya for all budgets, options for eating places and bars in Kenya, guidance for buying in Kenya and all of the leisure, seashores, markets and gala's thoughts indexed city by means of city.

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Download E-books Off the Map: Lost Space, Feral Places and Invisible Cities and What They Tell Us About the World PDF

By Alastair Bonnett

In a global of Google Earth the place we expect that the realm is totally mapped out, each discovery and experience made, Off the Map is a trip throughout the closing hidden geographies – from disappearing island to gutterspaces, invisible towns and floating landmasses – and is a beautiful testomony to how mysterious the area is still this present day. within the nice culture of pyscho-geography – the background of locations and what they let us know approximately ourselves – Off the Map follows Iain Sinclair, Will Self, Robert Macfarlane and Judith Schalansky's Atlas of distant Islands to provide the real-life resolution to Italo Calvino's Invisible towns by means of weaving jointly what we see on maps to what the area is de facto like. it really is party of either our love of areas and the need to visualize new areas. if it is Sealand, an deserted gun platform off the English coast British citizen claimed as his personal sovereign state, making his spouse his princess, or Baarle, a patchwork of Dutch and Flemish enclaves the place crossing the line can contain traversing a number of nationwide borders; or relocating villages, unclaimed deserts, mystery towns or underground labyrinths, absolutely illustrated with unique maps and drawing Off the Map indicates the trendy international from spectacular new vantage issues that might encourage city explorers, and armchair guests alike to contemplate a brand new manner of figuring out the realm we are living in.

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Download E-books The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City PDF

By Corrado Augias

From Italy's renowned writer Corrado Augias comes the main interesting exploration of Rome ever to be released. within the mould of his previous histories of Paris, big apple, and London, Augias strikes perceptively via twenty-seven centuries of Roman lifestyles, laying off new mild on a forged of recognized, and notorious, historic figures and uncovering secrets and techniques and conspiracies that experience formed the town with out our ever figuring out it. From Rome's origins as Romulus's stomping floor to the darkish surroundings of the center a while; from Caesar's unscrupulousness to Caravaggio's lurid genius; from the infamous Lucrezia Borgia to the seductive Anna Fallarino, the marchioness on the middle of 1 of Rome's such a lot heinous crimes of the post-war interval, Augias creates a sweeping account of the passions that experience formed this advanced urban: without delay either a city and a village, the place all human sentiment-bravery and cowardice, industriousness and sloth, firm and laxity-find their interpreters and degree. If the historical past of humankind is all ardour and uproar, then, because the writer notes, "for centuries Rome has been the replicate of this heritage, reflecting with excruciating accuracy each aspect, even those who may possibly reason you to stay clear of your gaze."

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Download E-books Frommer's Greek Islands (Frommer's Complete Guides) PDF

By Sherry Marker

  • If it is historic Greece you are drawn to, our authors will consultant you from the Acropolis to the islands (the geographical and religious middle of the Cyclades). within the 21st century, they will aspect you towards the easiest hotels, lodges, nightlife and shopping.
  • "Greeks would possibly not dwell to devour, yet they definitely take what they consume, and the way it truly is ready very seriously," says our (well-fed) writer, who takes you from kafeneion (coffee condominium) to ouzeri to psistaria (for grilled meats), tavernas and beyond.
  • An complete bankruptcy offers a rundown on cruising the Greek Islands, from selecting the correct cruise, to budgeting, on the brink of pass, and a precis of a few of the ships, from huge to small, that ply the Mediterranean.
  • Opinionated reports. No bland descriptions and lukewarm concepts. Our specialist writers are enthusiastic about their destinations--they inform it love it is in a fascinating and invaluable way.
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Download E-books Vintage Modern Knits: Contemporary Designs Using Classic Techniques PDF

By Kate Gagnon Osborn

Inspired by way of conventional knits, up-and-coming designers Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley placed their very own modern spin on knitting in Vintage glossy Knits.

Vintage glossy Knits beneficial properties numerous diverse conventional techniques-cables, reasonable Isle, lace, colorwork, and extra- all showcased in sleek, sumptuous initiatives which are enjoyable to knit or even extra enjoyable to put on. Divided into 3 sections (Vintage female, Rustic Weekend, and iciness Harbor), classic glossy showcases adapted traces, shut healthy, and easy-to put on variety. those vintage, but modern initiatives are certain to increase any knitter's cloth cabinet and be fashionable for years to come.

Projects diversity from quickly mittens, hats, shawls, and scarves to comfortable cardigans and pullovers in various knitting thoughts. From vintage designs with fashion-forward colour schemes to funky cable sweaters for weekend residing, every one development takes its proposal from vintage silhouettes and provides up-to-date twists for certain must-have pieces.

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Download E-books Hamburger America: A State-by-State Guide to 150 Great Burger Joints PDF

By George Motz

America's hamburger specialist George Motz returns with a very up-to-date variation of Hamburger the US, now with one hundred fifty institutions the place readers can locate the simplest burgers within the kingdom. George Motz has made it his own venture to maintain America's hamburger background, and his travelogue spotlights the nation's most sensible roadside stands, nostalgic diners, mom-n-pop retailers, and school city favorites—all with George's pictures and remark all through. no matter if you're an armchair vacationer, a significant gourmand, or curious adventurer, Hamburger the US is an important source for reclaiming this valuable slice of Americana.

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Download E-books The World's Best Street Food: Where to Find it & How to Make it (Lonely Planet Street Food) PDF

Lonely Planet: The world's major commute consultant publisher*

Lonely Planet's The World's most sensible road Food : the place to discover it & tips to make it! a bit recognized culinary key is that the world's most sensible sandwich is not present in Rome, Copenhagen or maybe long island, yet really, at the streets of Vietnam! the road is the place you can find the guts of a food and its tradition - someplace one of the taco carts and noodle stalls, the odor of wooden fires and the hubbub of fellow diners.

Bring the world's maximum road meals in your domestic with this compendium of vintage recipes!

  • 100 genuine recipes with easy, transparent directions for excellent practise
  • Glossary of unique elements with easy-to-find possible choices
  • Evocative profiles of every dish convey you the place to discover the simplest examples when you are at the street
  • Written by means of meals writers from world wide with an creation by way of Tom Parker Bowles

Authors: Written and researched by means of Lonely Planet, Tom Parker Bowles, Rob Whyte, Sarina Singh, Amy Karafin, Kate Armstrong, Duncan Garwood, Brett Atkinson, Joshua Samuel Brown, Joe Bindloss, Will Gourlay, Jessica Lee, Tim Richards, Meredith Snyder, Gregor Clark, Abigail gap, Luke Waterson, Penny Watson, Celeste Brash, Zora O'Neill, Ethan Gelber, Bridget Gleeson, Austin Bush, Carolyn B. Heller, Michael Kohn, Roger Norum and Strouchan Martins, Paul Clammer, Daniel Robinson, Sarah Baxter, Emily Matchar

About Lonely Planet: began in 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's top trip advisor writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot on the earth, in addition to an award-winning site, a collection of cellular and electronic shuttle items, and a committed traveler group. Lonely Planet's project is to allow curious travelers to adventure the realm and to actually get to the center of the locations the place they travel.

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