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  • Brussels' restaurant goes dark to deal with likely energy crisis
  • War in Ukraine and weather conditions prompt energy crisis in Europe
  • Dozens of restaurants gear up for an expected scenario in Belgium

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Watch: Brussels restaurant in a unique move goes dark to highlight energy crisis

Reports suggest that inflation in the country has increased to 11.27% as of September. The current crisis is in the aftermath of record-high energy prices in Europe induced by extreme weather and the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Dozen of restaurants in Beligum capital are running an initiative 'Brussels in the Dark' in the wake of dramatic rise in inflation in Belgium, its highest since 1975.

Reports suggest that inflation in the country has increased to 11.27% as of September. The current crisis is in the aftermath of record-high energy prices in Europe induced by extreme weather and the ongoing war in Ukraine.

The price hike in energy sector has resulted in an unprecedented stress on the market. Like in Brussles, restaurateurs have already imagined how a future without gas and electricity would look like for gourmets.

As part of this unique exercise, gueste were served food which was cooked cold or slightly grilled on charcoal grill of a Japanese barbeue, served at candle-lit tables.

The idea is to prepare people for a likely scenario what customers could face more permanently if energy bills keep increasing,

At a time when the EU government is mulling over introducing a cap on gas prices, some businesses are more in a hurry for solutions to the energy crisis.

In many European countries, the daily activities, businesses are expected to come to a halt with the arrival of winters.

People in fact have started stocking up firewoord to deal with a tough season, which is likely to experience gas crisis.

Also watch: New sanctions on Russia in the waiting? European Union to unveil new 'solutions' to energy crisis

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