All news articles for December 2017

A year in review: the hospitality sector in 2017

A year in review: the hospitality sector in 2017

By Sophie Witts

From surprise restaurant closures, new approaches to tackling the chef shortage and signs the burger boom could be going bust, 2017 was another busy year for the hospitality sector. We look back at some of the biggest stories of the last 12 months.

Delivery dilemmas: Is it time to consider your delivery operations?

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Delivery dilemmas: Is it time to consider your delivery operations?

By Caroline Entwistle

With new policy coming in the spring that will see restaurants with a strong delivery offer having to apply for separate planning permission, Caroline Entwistle at law firm Royds Withy King says it's time businesses got realistic about delivery.

Linda Lee (credit Mok Jungwook)

Korea woman: Koba chef Linda Lee on her new food venue Mee Market

By Georgia Bronte

Korean restaurateur Linda Lee first began building her Korean empire in London in 2005, when she launched KOBA in Fitzrovia. Since then, she has built three brands (one of which operates at four sites) and this month opened Mee Market, a Korean deli and...

Bloomberg Arcade: where Madame Wong will open next spring

Madame Wong could become "a great delivery brand"

By Stefan Chomka

Madame Wong, the soon-to-open restaurant in Bloomberg Arcade from Andrew Wong, could have a strong delivery focus as a brand in the future, according to one of its backers.

Quique Dacosta closes in on site for London paella restaurant

Quique Dacosta closes in on site for London paella restaurant

By Mark Wingett

Quique Dacosta, chef-owner of the eponymous three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Denia, Spain, has lined up a first site in London for InPaella, his new premium paella concept, backed by the team behind the Iberica chain of restaurants.

Latest opening: Indian Accent

Latest opening: Indian Accent

By Georgia Bronte

The much-anticipated London outpost of the award-winning fine dining Indian restaurant in New Delhi and New York has just opened in Mayfair. And it doesn't disappoint.