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Latest opening: Freakscene

Scott Hallsworth is back with a pleasingly low-budget restaurant located within a former grab-and-go spot in Clerkenwell

Friday five: the week's top news stories

The top hospitality stories you might have missed this week: including The Good Food Guide 2018, Alan Yau, Henry Harris and a move south for Patty & Bun

This chef really doesn’t rate today’s young talent

Former The Ledbury chef James Cochran has hit out at chef de parties who “can’t even dice an onion”.

Dom Robinson brings new gastropub to Berkshire

Tom Aikens former head chef will open The Blackbird in October

Buca Di Pizza to open in Hull's Fruit Market

The pizzeria will form part of a £80million investment in the waterside development

People eating out as much as last year despite fall in consumer confidence

People are continuing to eat and drink out much as they did last year despite a fall in consumer confidence

Outlaw robs Rogan of top spot in The Good Food Guide 2018

The Cornwall-based seafood chef is praised for his "impeccably fine ingredients and a special talent for creating unique and thrilling dishes"