All news articles for November 2019

American dreamers: why the US brands including Halal Guys Eggslut and Sweet Chick keep coming

American dreamers: why the US brands keep coming

By Stefan Chomka

A fresh wave of American concepts have crossed the pond in recent years, and more are on their way. Why is the UK so appealing to US brands, and do we still want them?

Jollibee eyes third UK restaurant location

Jollibee eyes third UK location

By James McAllister

Filipino fast food chain Jollibee is understood to have lined up its third UK location in Leicester, which will become its “flagship branch in the Midlands”.

Old Chang Kee to open second London restaurant site

Old Chang Kee to open second London site

By James McAllister

Singaporean street food chain Old Chang Kee is to open a second London restaurant on Goodge Street in Fitzrovia next month, on the site formerly occupied by Benito’s Hat.

Latest opening: The Laundry restaurant Brixton

Latest opening: The Laundry

By James McAllister

Hospitality entrepreneur Melanie Brown has opened her first solo restaurant venture, which, as the name suggests, is housed in a former steam laundry.

Mexican restaurant chain Chilango in restructuring talks

Chilango in restructuring talks

By James McAllister

Mexican restaurant chain Chilango is in talks with restructuring experts about options for the business.


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