All news articles for March 2019

Boparan to close 27 Ed's Easy Diner and Giraffe restaurants

Boparan to close 27 Ed's Easy Diner and Giraffe restaurants

By Stefan Chomka

Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) is the latest casual dining group to explore entering into a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), with the company looking to close 27 of its Giraffe and Ed’s Easy Diner restaurants.

Ben Murphy chef Launceston Place

Flash-grilled: Ben Murphy

By Joe Lutrario

A protégé of Pierre Koffman, Ben Murphy is head chef at Kensington's Launceston Place where he serves a seasonal menu inspired by his cooking experiences in London and France.

Casual Dining Group focusing on delivery-only brands

Casual Dining Group focusing on delivery-only brands

By Sophie Witts

Bella Italia, Las Iguanas and Café Rouge operator Casual Dining Group (CDG) will focus on developing its concessions and delivery-only businesses this year because it has “never been more competitive” for high street restaurants.

Mike Palmer on Brighton restaurant Lucky Khao

Mike Palmer on Lucky Khao

By Helen Salter

The entrepreneur behind Kemptown Project has launched a Thai barbecue restaurant in the space that was once home to high end dining concept Pike & Pine.

Rohit Chugh to launch Asian cafe Bambusa in Fitzrovia

Rohit Chugh to launch Asian cafe Bambusa in Fitzrovia

By Stefan Chomka

Roti Chai founder and former managing director of The Cinnamon Club Rohit Chugh is making a move into the fast casual sector with the opening of his third restaurant in the capital later this month.

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