Takeaway apps are changing food culture – if in the past, food delivery meant having a pizza or a curry when you didn’t feel like cooking, now you can find dishes cooked by chefs at ‘virtual’ restaurants. Neil and Georgina talk about ‘dark kitchens’ and teach you tasty English vocabulary.

This week’s question
Last year what was Deliveroo’s most ordered dish? Was it:
a) Hawaiian Poké bowls?
b) Cheeseburgers?
c) Chicken burritos?
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

created by computers to appear like the real thing

travel well
be transported a long way without being damaged or its quality being spoiled

a dog’s dinner
an informal way to say something that looks messy or has been very badly done

something that has a strong influence on how a situation develops

underlying trend
general direction or development in how people behave which is real but not immediately obvious

activity someone does in their spare time for pleasure or relaxation

You can download the audio and transcript from our website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-200604

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