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City Inn - open a fifth hotel

City Inn - open a fifth hotel

By BigHospitality Writer

WHO? - A fifth hotel for City Inn, the business brand founded by in 1995 by Sandy Orr, Donald MacDonald and David Orr. Executive Chef is David Gale, who joins from Selfridges' Manchester store. ON THE MENU? - Cumbrian Ham and Celeriac Salad with...

Wine list readability

Wine list readability

By BigHospitality Writer

Page after page decorated with row after row of tiny type, all crammed together: are we getting old, or are wine lists getting harder to read? Even for those with 20:20 vision, reading menus and wine lists in small print can be hard going. One ...

Wine guide to summer Rosés

Wine guide to summer Rosés

By BigHospitality Writer

In the spirit of optimism that informs the British attitude to the weather, this Spring's fine conditions lead me to expect a hot summer. As I write, we are told that the oak tree budding before the ash means a dry summer – so the ...