Dining trends

Dining trends

We have rounded up insight on the hottest food and beverage trends hitting pubs, restaurants and hotels, as well as the latest analysis of the eating out market. 

Massimo Bottura on London restaurant Refettorio Felix

Massimo Bottura on bringing his food waste fight to London

By Sophie Witts

Massimo Bottura is chef patron of Osteria Francescana, the three-Michelin-star restaurant based in Modena, Italy, which topped the list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2016 and came second in 2017. 

Sunday service: How London restaurants are rethinking weekends

Sunday service: How London restaurants are rethinking weekends

By Stefan Chomka

They do things differently at Ceviche Old Street on a Sunday. While the rest of the week the Peruvian restaurant is the place to go for its eponymous raw fish dish as well as grilled meat, such as beef heart skewers and marinated Iberico pork, on Sunday...

Opening of the week: Lympstone Manor

Opening of the week: Lympstone Manor

By Finn Scott-Delany

After 21 years working at two Michelin-starred Gidleigh Park, chef Michael Caines has struck out on his own. We checked out the food and vibe...and, er, learn what it's got in common with a Coldplay gig

Opening of the week: Del 74

Opening of the week: Del 74

By Hannah Thompson

Jorge Felizardo, who co-founded Taberna Mercado with Nuno Mendes, has launched this buzzy addition to London's taco scene.

Pub design is no small beer

MONTHLY COLUMN

Pub design? It’s no small beer

As pubs scramble to reposition themselves for the 21st century, too many are embracing ruinous interior design

Is music right in your restaurant

FEATURE

Pump up the volume: Is the music right in your restaurant?

By Tony Naylor

Video by Hannah Thompson         Noisy music in restaurants is a contentious issue. Yet for many restaurateurs, music is crucial in adding warmth to their venues. Others are going further, and really rocking out as their USP. Is it time to fine-tune your...

Wahaca's Mark Selby on life after norovirus

Tacos on trial: How Wahaca bounced back from norovirus

By Mark Wingett

Mexican chain Wahaca was gearing up to celebrate 10 years of success, until it was hit by a norovirus outbreak last November, resulting in it cancelling its annual Day of the Dead festival and pulling out of a new opening. But, as co-founder Mark Selby...