Food

‘Concept’ restaurants on the rise, says OpenTable poll

‘Concept’ restaurants on the rise, says OpenTable poll

By Hannah Thompson

Over two fifths of UK restaurateurs consider their business to be ‘a concept restaurant’ and 95 per cent say they are on the rise, despite 88 per cent saying they risk leading to poorer quality food.

First Look: Adam Handling’s The Frog

First Look: Adam Handling’s The Frog

By Hannah Thompson

Adam Handling, the 27-year-old chef previously at his eponymous restaurant at Caxton at London’s St Ermin’s Hotel, has launched his first genuinely solo venture, The Frog, in London’s Shoreditch.

OpenTable app launches 'lickable' food pictures

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OpenTable app launches 'lickable' food pictures

By Emma Eversham

Online restaurant reservations provider OpenTable has unveiled new 'lickable' technology which allows diners to taste dishes from their favourite restaurants.

Rushed service puts more than a quarter of diners off a restaurant according to Waitrose Good Food Guide's Dining Out Survey. Photo: Thinkstock/Maxin Kabb

Rushed service biggest turn-off for diners

By Emma Eversham

Being rushed through a meal to give up a table is the biggest annoyance for 26 per cent of diners, while staff getting an order wrong is also likely to make 25 per cent of them grumpy according to survey by Waitrose Good Food Guide.