23 Feb '12, 7pm

A Restaurant Built on a Volcano Uses it For Cooking: #video (via @TreeHugger)

Operating a restaurant on a volcano sounds like an insane thing to do, but that's what local notable architect Cesar Manrique has been doing with El Diablo, a restaurant that's been in business -- cooking food using volcanic heat -- since 1970. Located in Timanfaya National Park, on Lanzarote, a Spanish island northwest of Morocco, the restaurant's main draw is its volcanic cooking, on a large grill that uses the heat of the volcano to cook meat and fish for its patrons. Thankfully, it's not the type of active volcano with lava flows oozing out; rather, it's dormant, but the smoldering heat from deep within the earth is still enough to cook food. According to Oddity Central , the restaurant's customized grill was a bit of an architectural feat: in order to bypass the problem of not being able to build conventional foundations due to the heat underground, architects Eduardo...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/travel/lanzarote-restaurant-use...

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Activity at Shiveluch Volcano [image] #NASA

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Feb '12, 10pm

Dark volcanic debris mars the otherwise pristine lower flanks of Shiveluch Volcano in this false-color satellite image. Th...