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“GROUND ZERO” – SCIENTIFIC PRE-WARNING, OR ALARMIST?

By: Qidi Jiang In just one year and a half, the idea of “Restaurant Day” has gained unprecedented popularity in Finland where the number of restaurants is so limited due to highly restricted regulations. In the mean time, more and … Continue reading

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From a fresh idea to a global festival

By: Susa Eräranta Thousands of people using social media for finding possibilities of trying interesting cuisine in their neighborhoods. Local pop-up restaurants opening up from nowhere and disappearing overnight. Tables, chairs, food and beverage in places one wouldn’t have expected … Continue reading

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Restaurant Day and the role of money

By: Elina Tarkkonen The first Restaurant Day was organized in Helsinki in May 2011. The idea of this new type of event spread through the social media and eventually almost 40 pop-up restaurants in 13 different places in Finland generated … Continue reading

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Fading smell of enthusiastic food?

By: Mikko Jääskeläinen First of all, congratulations for Restaurant Day and the original innovators behind the concept, for the nomination as best event of 2012 by Best of Helsinki! In the present active scene of enthusiastic active citizens organizing all … Continue reading

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Escalation of the homemade muffins?

By: Henry Grönfors Restaurant Day in Finland has gathered up many participants and supporters, but on the other hand, opposing voices are emerging, even at the governmental level. The criticism behind the discord seems to derive from similar concerns, as … Continue reading

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FUTURE TRANSFORMATION OF THE RESTAURANT DAY

By: Julia Bushueva One of the most exciting elements of Pop Up events is their ability to take a conventional activity and transform it, by placing it in a unique environment. Restaurant Day is an example of such a Pop … Continue reading

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