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Danish website turns homes into take-away restaurants

Published on Apr 20, 2014 2:28 PM
 

COPENHAGEN (AFP) - A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price.

"Sometimes I only put one serving up for sale, sometimes up to 20. It depends on what I'm making and how much time I have," said Ana Teresa Salas, a 32-year-old consultant from Copenhagen.

The website, Dinnersurfer.dk, is sometimes described as a restaurant version of the popular lodging site Airbnb, on which homeowners make their spare rooms or unoccupied dwellings available to paying lodgers for a fee.

And just like on Airbnb, the cost to consumers is often considerably less than if they had used a professional service - with the added benefit that many of the homemade dishes may be healthier than the greasy fare typically available at take-out counters.

 
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