All news articles for September 2016

Spending on eating out rises but transaction spend falls

Spending on eating out rises but transaction spend falls

By Hannah Thompson

Consumers are spending more on takeaway services ‒ including Deliveroo and Hello Fresh ‒ and eating out more frequently overall, although average transaction value has fallen across casual dining and pubs, according to a new report.

Dave White of Dead Parrot bar on competition and bartending success

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Dave White of Dead Parrot bar on competition and bartending success

By Emma Eversham

Dave White, manager of the Dead Parrot bar in Horsham, West Sussex, beat over 120 contestants to win the Monkey Shoulder Ultimate Bartender competition in July for the second year running. He gives his top tips for bartending success ahead of London Cocktail...

Manitoba Tigella restaurant opens in London, focusing on tigella bread

Manitoba Tigella restaurant to open in London

By Hannah Thompson

A new Italian restaurant, Manitoba Tigella, is to open on London’s New Oxford Street, focusing on the tigella, a traditional disc-shaped stuffed bread from Northern Italy.

Hospitality Openings: September 2016

Hospitality Openings: September 2016

By Hannah Thompson

This month has seen a blossoming of new openings, including Basque group Sagardi, a new Dirty Bones, Asian-style tapas site Tootoomoo Islington, and revamped classics Quo Vadis, Bluebird, and Cinnamon Soho.