07-Jun-2013 - Vegetarian pub goers are more likely to choose a vegetarian burger from a venue's menu than any other meat-free option, according to a new report by on trade consultancy firm CGA Strategy.
07-Jun-2013 - We've seen which regions are top of the wine list, now to find the food to go with them. Concluding this week's focus on wine, we ask sommeliers to suggest some top wine and food pairings.
07-Jun-2013 - Casual-dining chain The Noodle House will open its first UK restaurant under a set of new brand guidelines - 'The Noodle House 2020 Vision' - in London by the end of the year, BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Report has learnt.
07-Jun-2013 - The Bramwell Pub Company is to launch a new casual dining concept - Wild Lime Bar & Kitchen - at a former Varsity venue in Southampton.
06-Jun-2013 - Event contract caterer and restaurant operator Rhubarb has announced it will create two new restaurants and a canapé & champagne bar as part of the Sky Garden events space in the 20 Fenchurch Street skyscraper development.
06-Jun-2013 - Jamie Oliver is to launch a smaller format brand extension to his Jamie's Italian restaurant concept - Jamie's Italian Trattoria will launch in Richmond next month.
06-Jun-2013 - Chef Bjorn van der Horst is to return to London to oversee all food and beverage operations at the Rosewood London hotel when it opens its doors later this year.
06-Jun-2013 - While including popular wines such as a Pinot Grigio from Italy or a Merlot from France on your wine list is a sensible idea, there are times when you might just want to head out of your viticultural comfort zone and add something a little different.
06-Jun-2013 - Increased spending in the eating-out sector will provide some welcome relief for restaurateurs this year and could help pave the way for an economic recovery, according to figures released by the CBI.
05-Jun-2013 - A hotel group and two village pubs are among the businesses who have turned their attention to coffee in a bid to capitalise on the UK consumer's increasing interest in the hot beverage.
05-Jun-2013 - ASK Italian's managing director Steve Holmes has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at Arena's next foodservice and hospitality networking event.
05-Jun-2013 - A team from South West College in Northern Ireland has won the 2013 Nestle Toque d'Or competition after a challenging four day final.
05-Jun-2013 - The Moet UK Sommelier of the Year competition took place in London last week with Clement Robert of Medlar in Chelsea, finally taking the title after five attempts.
04-Jun-2013 - Diners would like to see a wider range of portion sizes offered to them in restaurants, hotels and pubs as research revealed by WRAP shows that more than a quarter regularly leave food on their plates at the end of a meal.
04-Jun-2013 - South Manchester-based restaurant The Beagle has announced it is rethinking its food offer and has teamed up with local street food collective Guerilla Eats whose traders will take turns to supply the venue's menus and food.
04-Jun-2013 - Jamie Oliver's chain of Italian restaurants had a successful 2012 according to the company's latest financial results, which show that revenue surged to nearly £94m last year, helping to drive a 7.5 per cent increase in net profits.
04-Jun-2013 - Ross Shonhan, the man behind ramen restaurant Bone Daddies, is doubling up in London with the opening of Flesh and Buns – another Japanese concept, this time specializing in ‘hirata’ steamed buns – in Covent Garden next month.
03-Jun-2013 - Bunmi Okolosi, former manager of Peruvian restaurant Lima, has taken the helm of a new restaurant in Marylebone - The Lockhart - which will be inspired by the cuisine of the American Southwest and is the brainchild of two Texan couples now living in the UK.
03-Jun-2013 - Brothers Will and Ben Thompson plan to launch Vivo, an all-day Italian restaurant and their first hospitality business, in Islington in the autumn but the pair have already used an innovative cook-off to employ their head chef.
03-Jun-2013 - Event caterer and restaurant company Rhubarb is now operating the newly opened Café Bar at the Royal Albert Hall, following a major refurbishment of the concert hall’s South entrance.
03-Jun-2013 - Hospitality businesses across the UK raised more than £10k for Hospitality Action earlier this month during the industry charity’s annual fundraising event, HA Week.
31-May-2013 - Aamir Ahmad and Sean Galligan, founders of furniture retailer Dwell, are turning their hands to the restaurant sector with the opening of authentic Indian restaurant Zumbura later this year.
31-May-2013 - Charlie McLean’s Argentinian steakhouse concept CAU has secured its third restaurant in London’s Blackheath, with another site expected to open later this year and four to five more planned in 2014.
31-May-2013 - Tom Kerridge, owner and head chef of The Hand & Flowers, is to present a new BBC Two TV programme celebrating the best in pub food.
31-May-2013 - Thai restaurant group Giggling Squid is sticking to its bold ambitions to become the first major national Thai chain with the appointment of a property director who will oversee its expansion target of 80 sites within seven years.