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Friday Five: The week's top news

Friday Five: The week's top news

By Sophie Witts

From trouble at casual dining chains to a new chef at Gidleigh Park, we round-up some of the top stories you might have missed this week.

Scott Hallsworth fails to get his Freak on

Scott Hallsworth fails to get his Freak on

By Joe Lutrario

Chef Scott Hallsworth’s crowdfunding campaign to take his Asian concept Freak Scene from a pop-up to a permanent London site has failed to hit its target.

Mike Palmer plans to launch Thai BBQ concept Lucky Khao

Mike Palmer eyes Brighton Thai BBQ concept

By Finn Scott-Delany

The team behind the Brighton-based Redroaster, Pike & Pine and Lucky Beach brands are planning to launch a new Thai barbecue restaurant concept, Lucky Khao, BigHospitality's sister title MCA has learnt.