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Pompeii snack bar reopens after 2,000 years

The Roman 'thermopolium' which was destroyed 2,000 years ago by Mount Vesuvius has been restored. The last patrons who stood at the L-shaped counter of Pompeii's best-known snack bar eating the house-speciality – baked cheese smothered in honey – had to leave in a hurry owing to violent volcanic activity.