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Michelin Guide reveals Malta’s 2023 selection as new restaurant receives star

Michelin Guide reveals Malta's 2023 selection as new restaurant receives star
Mar 3 2023 Share

This year’s much-awaited Michelin Guide Malta has finally been revealed and it welcomes a new Maltese restaurant in its midst.

Sliema restaurant Fernandõ Gastrotheque has been awarded the famous MICHELIN star and joins the 5 local restaurants who maintained their distinction; Bahia in Balzan, De Mondion in Imdina and ION Harbour, Noni & Under Grain in Valletta.

Meanwhile, Birgu’s Terrone, Mellieha’s Commando and Rubino & Grain Street in Valletta continue to celebrate a Michelin Bib Gourmand for the culinary efforts.

The Michelin Guide is a highly respected and influential restaurant guidebook that was first published in France in 1900. The guide uses a rigorous selection process to identify the best restaurants, and awards one to three stars to those that meet its high standards.

The recommended establishments list featured local favourites like Briju, Marea, Tartarun, The Medina, Rebekah’s, Tmun, giuseppi’s, The Fork and Cork and The Golden Fork. Meanwhile, the Michelin Guide includes the Grotto Tavern, LOA, Root 81, Hammett’s Macina, Chophouse, Caviar & Bull, KuYa, Rosami, Zest, 59 Republic, Aaron’s Kitchen, AKI, Guzé, The Harbour Club, Legligin and Ta’ Frenc.

Michelin stars are widely considered to be the most prestigious accolade a restaurant can receive, and earning even one star can have a significant impact on a restaurant’s reputation and success. You can find the Michelin-starred restaurants, Bib Gourmand recipients and recommended restaurants for free on the MICHELIN Guide website and app.

Which is YOUR favourite restaurant?

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‘Miracle dog’ rescued from rubble 23 days after earthquakes in Turkey

'Miracle dog' rescued from rubble 23 days after earthquakes in Turkey
Mar 3 2023 Share

In a miraculous feat of courage and determination, a husky has finally been freed from the wreckage and ruins of a Turkish building over three weeks after Turkey was hit by two massive earthquakes.

 

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The ‘miracle dog’ was pulled from the remains of a two-storey apartment, surviving on no food or water for three weeks, according to USA TODAY.

The dog’s owner, Murat Arici, was caught on video calling for help after seeing his Siberian husky emerge from the debris of a building in Antakya, Turkey.

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Ben Camille & Xtina welcome baby Jamie into the world

Mar 2 2023 Share

Ben Camille and wife Xtina Camilleri have officially welcomed their third child into the world.

 

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The presenter and his wife, real name Kristina, are already the proud parents of Elle and George, who will officially be joined by their new sibling, Jamie!

The parents posted to social media to reveal the newborn and its the most touching thing ever. The couple thanked the ‘exceptional midwives at Mater Dei. You are all truly one of a kind’, thanking a particular midwife named Lorita.

On behalf of MaltaDaily, we would like to congratulate the couple for their newest addition to their family!

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Maltese people make more use of internet than the average European

Mar 2 2023 Share

Internet Usage in Malta: An Overview of 2022

In today’s world, the internet has become a crucial part of our daily lives. From communication to entertainment and shopping, the internet has revolutionised the way we do things.

According to a Eurostat survey, internet usage in Malta was 1.6% higher than the EU average in 2022. However, the survey also revealed some interesting findings about internet usage in Malta.

The Eurostat survey reveals some interesting findings about internet usage in Malta. While internet usage in Malta is higher than the EU average, there is still a significant digital divide between generations. The Eurostat survey revealed that men in Malta use the internet more than women do. This however is only by a very small margin.

The survey also highlights the growing trend of online shopping and media consumption in Malta. As technology continues to advance, it is important that Malta continues to invest in digital infrastructure and education to ensure that all citizens can benefit from the opportunities that the internet provides.

In this article, we will delve into these findings.

Age group and internet usage

The survey found that people between the ages of 16-24 all used the internet during 2022. This trend is not surprising, as younger people tend to be more tech-savvy than their older counterparts. However, the survey also found that 4 out of every 10 people who are over 65 years old did not make use of the internet during the past 12 months. This highlights the digital divide between generations and the need for digital literacy programs for the elderly.

The most common uses of the internet in Malta

The most common use of the internet in Malta was for communication, followed by entertainment, and access to information, respectively. This trend is consistent with worldwide usage patterns. The survey found that 6 out of every 10 internet users bought something online during 2022. This is a significant increase from previous years and highlights the growing trend of online shopping.

Online purchases in Malta

During the past year, the Maltese Islands saw 161,753 online food orders, while 146,414 online clothing purchases were recorded. It is interesting to point out that around 70,000 computers, tablets, phones, and accessories were purchased online in Malta during 2022. This trend highlights the growing importance of e-commerce in Malta’s economy.

Streaming services in Malta

The Eurostat survey also shows that 121,509 film or series streaming services such as Netflix were bought during 2022, while 70,125 people signed up for music streaming services such as Spotify. This highlights the growing trend of online media consumption in Malta.

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