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Japanese restaurant brand Benihana sees potential for expansion across the UK

Benihana outlines UK expansion plans

By Emma Eversham

Global Japanese restaurant group Benihana is intending to expand its UK business outside of London and into other major cities. 

BigHospitality has exclusive access to London's Guildhall to bring you all the latest from the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013 in our live blog

The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2013 - as it happened

By Emma Eversham, Luke Nicholls and Peter Ruddick

As the world's leading chefs gather at London's Guildhall to discover which restaurants have made the list of The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2013, BigHospitality will be live-blogging the entire event, giving you all the latest news, observations...

Spice Market London will include a cocktail lounge and sushi bar

Vongerichten to open Spice Market in London’s W Hotel

By Lorraine Heller

Three Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten will be bringing his East Asian-inspired restaurant concept to the UK, where he plans to open Spice Market London in the new W Hotel early next year.

Tampopo's founders are confident that the Reading outlet will match the performance of its Northern and Bristol outlets

Tampopo expands into South East England

By Rachel Johnson

Pan Asian chain Tampopo has opened its sixth outlet in the Oracle shopping centre in Reading, the company's first venture into South East England