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Sergi Guillen Beneito wine director Ormer Mayfair by Sofian

Uncorked: Sergi Guillen Beneito

By Joe Lutrario

The wine director at Ormer Mayfair by Sofian on having to pour a bottle of 2001 Petrus down the sink and Castilla Leon-based producer Alvar de Dios.

Solstice restaurant Newcastle by chef Kenny Atkinson

Latest opening: Solstice

By Joe Lutrario

Kenny Atkinson’s second Newcastle restaurant will see him “push his skills” in what looks to be a play for two Michelin stars.

Josh and Holly Eggleton’s Pony Bistro restaurant in Bedminster to close its doors

Josh and Holly Eggleton’s Pony Bistro to close its doors

By Joe Lutrario

Josh and Holly Eggleton’s Pony Bistro restaurant in the Bristol suburb of Bedminster will close its doors at the end of the year to allow the siblings to focus on the upcoming relaunch of their Chew Valley flagship The Pony and Trap as the Pony Chew Valley....

Amy Corbin co-founder Kudu restaurant in Peckham

How I Got Here: Amy Corbin

By Joe Lutrario

The co-founder of Peckham's Kudu mini-empire on juggling a young family with restaurants, the staffing crisis and her father and mentor Chris Corbin.

Flash-grilled: Sara Masarotti general manager at The Drunken Butler in London's Clerkenwell

Flash-grilled: Sara Masarotti

By James McAllister

The general manager at The Drunken Butler in London's Clerkenwell on how confidence can keep you calm under pressure during a busy service, and an unusual Pokémon-related guest request.

Alexis Noble to close Wander in November

Alexis Noble to close Wander in November

By James McAllister

Australian-born chef Alexis Noble has announced she will close the current iteration of her Stoke Newington restaurant Wander in November, to spend more time back home with her family.

Latest opening Caia trendy new wine bar and restaurant Notting Hill

Latest opening: Caia

By James McAllister

A trendy new wine bar and restaurant with a global menu and a penchant for vinyl has launched in London’s Notting Hill.

Michele Orbolato head sommelier at D&D London’s Le Pont de la Tour and Le Pont de la Tour Bistrot restaurants

Uncorked: Michele Orbolato

By Joe Lutrario

The head sommelier at D&D London’s Le Pont de la Tour and the recently launched Le Pont de la Tour Bistrot on Piedmont-based wine superstar Angelo Gaja and wines from Spain’s Bierzo DOP.

How I Got Here: Tomer Amedi chef and restaurateur who recently launched Levantine restaurant Pascor in London's Kensington

How I Got Here: Tomer Amedi

By James McAllister

The chef and restaurateur who recently launched Levantine restaurant Pascor in London's Kensington on the sector's multi-sensory power, his love of Lego, and his view on the industry's staffing crisis.

Rafael Cagali second restaurant Elis to launch this autumn at Bethnal Green's Town Hall Hotel

Rafael Cagali's second restaurant Elis to launch this autumn

By Joe Lutrario

Rafael Cagali’s second venture at Bethnal Green’s Town Hall Hotel will be named Elis in tribute to his mother’s first restaurant and will offer a more relaxed interpretation of the two-star chef’s Brazilian-Italian heritage.

Restaurant Radar: August 2022 Mriya The Suffolk Tutto Sessions Sète

Restaurant Radar: August 2022

By James McAllister

This month's key restaurant launches include prominent Ukrainian chef Yurii Kovryzhenko's London debut, the permanent iteration of L’Escargot Sur-Mer, and Brighton-centric restaurateur Raz Helalat's latest venture.

Daniel Stojcic sommelier The Raby Hunt in Summerhouse

Uncorked: Daniel Stojcic

By Joe Lutrario

The sommelier at The Raby Hunt on his white and Old World heavy wine list, getting into wine relatively late on in life and the Loire's Domaine Belargus.

Chef Robin Gill on his Brixton wine bar Bottle & Rye

Robin Gill on going back to basics in Brixton

By Joe Lutrario

The high profile chef-restaurateur has opened a small yet perfectly formed natural wine bar in Brixton Village that is an ode to the neighbourhood bistros of Paris.

Hackney restaurant and wine bar Peg to close

Hackney restaurant and wine bar Peg to close

By BigHospitality

The team behind London restaurants Bright and P.Franco and Noble Fine Liquor have announced that they are closing their neighbourhood restaurant and wine bar Peg in Hackney.

Charlie Stein sommelier and head of wine Rick Stein Restaurants

Uncorked: Charlie Stein

By Joe Lutrario

The head of wine at Rick Stein Restaurants on his love of modern South African wine and roasting one of his dad's bottles of Penfold’s Grange.

How I Got Here: André Cointreau CEO and president of Le Cordon Bleu on the French culinary school's recently-launched London restaurant CORD

How I Got Here: André Cointreau

By James McAllister

The CEO and president of Le Cordon Bleu on the French culinary school's recently-launched London restaurant CORD, its global influence, and the rewards of working in hospitality.

Bristol’s Paco Tapas Spanish restaurant expands

Bristol’s Paco Tapas expands

By Joe Lutrario

Peter Sanchez-Inglesias’ Michelin-starred Bristol restaurant Paco Tapas has expanded into the space that was once home to the chef’s Pi Shop pizza restaurant.

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