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TVG group to launch Bankside restaurant

TVG to launch Bankside restaurant

By James McAllister

The Venue Group (TVG) is to launch a new Bankside restaurant in the space that previously occupied Flat Iron Square.

Popeyes kickstarts UK rollout with second UK opening in Chelmsford Essex

Popeyes kickstarts UK rollout

By James McAllister

Popeyes is to open its second UK site in Chelmsford, Essex, as it looks to kickstart its UK rollout.

£330m in hospitality and leisure Omicron grants 'unspent by councils'

£330m in Omicron grants 'unspent by councils'

By James McAllister

More than half of the grant money promised to hospitality and leisure businesses in England in the wake of the Omicron variant has yet to be distributed by councils.

Liquid assets: the latest drinks releases for April

Liquid assets: the latest drinks releases for April

By BigHospitality

Yet more flavoured gin, canned non-alcoholic aperitifs, a 16 year-old pineau finished whisky, and the long-awaited 2019 Château d’Yquem release are among this month's drinks launches.

Image: Marc Millar

Flash-grilled: Mark Donald

By James McAllister

The executive chef at The Glenturret Lalique restaurant in Crieff on his respect for Albert Adrià, the culinary status of sea urchins, and his mum's lasagne.

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 warnings of double-digit price increases as VAT rises, SushiDog's plans for expansion, and Jeremy King losing control of Corbin & King.

Photo: Melvyn Vincent

Latest opening: Caravel

By James McAllister

Spiteri brothers Fin and Lorcan have transformed an old canal boat on the Regent’s Canal into a floating restaurant and bar.

Jeremy King loses battle for control over Corbin & King as Minor International acquires full control of business

Jeremy King loses battle for control over Corbin & King

By James McAllister

Jeremy King has lost control of the group that bears his and business partner Chris Corbin's name after its major shareholder, Minor International, fully acquired it in an auction held overnight.

What are the most interesting new restaurant launches this April

Restaurant radar: April 2022

By BigHospitality

A high-end Chinese restaurant, the welcome reboot of a West End food hall, a veg-focused barbecue venue, and a revolving chef concept make up some of this month's most interesting new restaurant launches.

Charlotte Page head sommelier Le Comptoir Robuchon

Uncorked: Charlotte Page

By Joe Lutrario

Le Comptoir Robuchon's head sommelier on growing up in Brittany, her love of the wines of the Loire and pushy somms.

Latest opening: Shucks Glasgow seafood restaurant

Latest opening: Shucks

By James McAllister

The Glasgow-based restaurateurs behind the Michelin-starred Cail Bruich have launched a new seafood concept in the city's leafy west end.

How I Got Here with Steve Grocutt founder and owner of The Cornish Bakery

How I Got Here: Steve Grocutt

By James McAllister

The founder and owner of The Cornish Bakery, which has over 50 sites nationwide, on building his business, and his advice to those looking to climb the rungs in hospitality.

Angelo Sato to relaunch Yatai Japanese concept in Fitzrovia

Angelo Sato to relaunch Yatai

By Joe Lutrario

Humble Chicken chef Angelo Sato is to bring back his QSR Japanese brand Yatai following the acquisition of a site in Fitzrovia.

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