All news articles for January 2022

Kenny Atkinson reveals his plans for his upcoming Solstice restaurant in Newcastle

Kenny Atkinson reveals his plans for Solstice

By Joe Lutrario

Kenny Atkinson's follow-up to his highly-rated Newcastle restaurant House of Tides will offer a more intricate tasting menu to just 14 guests when it opens this spring.

Flash-grilled with Ami Ellis co-chef proprietor of The Bailiwick Free House in Egham Surrey

Flash-grilled: Ami Ellis

By James McAllister

The co-chef proprietor of The Bailiwick Free House in Egham, Surrey, on the industry friends that inspire her and why she'd choose fish and chips as her last meal.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include the unveiling of this year's Top 50 Gastropubs list; and the escalating fallout between Corbin & King and its major shareholder, Minor Hotels.

Dining out figures on the rise

Dining out figures on the rise

By BigHospitality

The number of sit-down meals eating eaten out last week increased by five percentage points reaching 97% of the level in the equivalent week of 2020, according to OpenTable data.

Jeremy King:

Jeremy King: "We are under seige but in rude financial health"

By BigHospitality

Corbin & King co-founder Jeremy King has described his business as being “under siege” from majority stakeholder Minor International and insists that the restaurant business is in “rude health and as profitable as ever”.

Uncorked with Milena De Waele head of wine at Park Row and Monarch Theatre Batman restaurant Soho

Uncorked: Milena De Waele

By Joe Lutrario

The head of wine at Park Row and Monarch Theatre, the fully immersive DC-inspired multi-faceted restaurant and bar venue in London's Soho, discusses her career.

Sustainability-focused chicken restaurant Marsha to double up with new Soho site

Marsha to double up with new Soho site

By James McAllister

Sustainability-focused chicken brand Marsha is to launch a second London restaurant next month having secured a site at Carnaby Street’s Kingly Court in Soho.

Photo credit: Paul Winch Furness

Latest opening: Negroni's

By James McAllister

The team behind London-based Spanish restaurant group Lobos Tapas have launched a new Italian concept in Soho.

How I Got Here: Rachel Hugh co-founder of vegan burger group The Vurger Co

How I Got Here: Rachel Hugh

By James McAllister

The co-founder of vegan burger group The Vurger Co on why she gave up a career in fashion to run restaurants, and her vision of changing the fast-food world.

Honest Burgers has launched its first dedicated vegan restaurant in London’s Covent Garden V Honest

Latest opening: V Honest

By James McAllister

National restaurant chain Honest Burgers has launched its first dedicated vegan restaurant in London’s Covent Garden.

Corbin & King faces off against investor

Corbin & King faces off against investor

By James McAllister

Corbin & King has filed a motion in the High Court to stop its majority owner, Minor Hotels, calling in a £35m loan, which would have forced it into insolvency.

Döner Shack to make Scottish debut at Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre

Döner Shack to make Scottish debut

By James McAllister

German street food concept Döner Shack is set to make its debut in Scotland in the coming months having secured a site at Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre.

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