How I Got Here Jay Patel co-founder of Legare in London Bridge

How I Got Here: Jay Patel

By James McAllister

The co-founder of Legare in London Bridge on why he got into restaurants, ditching social media, and the problems with normalising toxic behavior in the sector.

Latest opening: Home

Latest opening: Home

By BigHospitality

Home 2.0 marks the start of a new, more grown-up era for Liz Cottam's flagship Leeds fine dining restaurant.

James Banks The Black Swan wine

Uncorked: James Banks

By Joe Lutrario

The co-owner of The Black Swan at Oldstead and Roots York on his unusually flexible wine offer and his policy of training his entire front of house team to recommend and serve wine.

Christmas bookings Omicron variant

Cancel culture: Omicron jitters hit Xmas bookings

By Joe Lutrario

Christmas party bookings are taking a hit as fears grow over the latest Covid-19 variant, with operators reporting cancellations of existing bookings as well as a drop off in demand for new bookings.

What are the biggest restaurant openings in the UK in December

Restaurant radar: December 2021

By BigHospitality

A new kaiseki restaurant for the capital, a chateaubriand focused steak restaurant in Glasgow, and a raucous Bavarian beer house in Birmingham are among this month's biggest restaurant openings.

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