All news articles for February 2018

three steps to dealing with restaurant squatters

Dealing with squatters: three key steps

By Deborah Rider

Given the evolving nature of the restaurant business, many operators seek flexibility to either shut down and open up new premises or commence trading from a new site where, typically, the property may remain empty while a fit-out takes place. However...

Friday Five: The week's top news

Friday Five: The week's top news

By Sophie Witts

From more possible closures on the high street to another US brand landing in the UK, we round-up some of the top stories you might have missed this week.

Tony Naylor Neapolitan pizza

Grabbing a slice of the action

By Tony Naylor

Pizza’s recent gourmet makeover has concentrated on Neapolitan-style pies, but should operators be looking further afield?

Chimis Southwark new restaurant

Latest opening: Chimis

By Joe Lutrario

Former Brindisa chef Nicolas Modad can now be found tending the grill at this authentic Argentine parrilla restaurant on the former site of El Vergel.

Bibendum's Claude Bosi on Pot Noodles and pepper mills

The Weekender Interview: Claude Bosi

By Joe Lutrario

The two Michelin-star chef behind Bibendum on his cooking style, his respect for fellow Frenchmen Alain Ducasse and Alain Passard, and his love of Mars bars and Pot Noodles

The lowdown: Pancake Day

The lowdown: Pancake Day

By Georgia Bronte

Pancake Day this year falls on 13 February and, as always, restaurants are jumping at the chance to introduce a host of challenges and one-off dishes to their offerings, drawing in customers to honour the day.


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