France’s first restaurant serving halal meat in an American-style fast-food setting has opened in the suburbs of Paris.
“It’s a restaurant that welcomes everybody,”said an employee . “It’s just that it also caters to people who eat halal.”Wearing the hijab or Islamic veil that most French employers prohibit is permitted here.
The menu is standard fast food fare:burgers,nuggets,fries,sundaes,box meals with surprise gifts for the kids.The decor,from the vinyl-clad booths to the brightly coloured walls with the BKM logo everywhere,is pure American burger bar.
The image of Italian men as muscled,smooth-talking Lotharios who prey on female tourists has been shattererd,According to a new report, the average Italian man suffers from deep insecurity and is too shy to chat anyone up.
The survey of Italian men aged 26 to 60 reveals that only one in three feels comfortable about their body in a swimming suit. They are concerned that they are too fat or too thin,or do not have a dark enough tan.Some 62 percent of the men surveyed said they felt too shy to chat up an attractive girl and 52 percent said they worried about being given the brush-off. One in three of beach only to sunbathe, and are happy hiding behind the pages of a book, L- istening to music or lying under a sun umbrella.