Japanese Cuisine

Niall Howard, chief executive of Hakkasan. Photo: Rob Lawson

Business Profile: Hakkasan

By Stefan Chomka

With forthcoming international openings Hakkasan is poised to become one of the biggest high-end restaurant groups in the world. Yet it’s London where the real excitement is going to be, as chief executive Niall Howard explains. 

Yum Yum Ninja's courtyard features an array of glowing luminescent lanterns

Yum Yum Ninja: Pan Asian restaurant & bar opens in Brighton

By Luke Nicholls

The team behind Riddle & Finns Champagne and oyster bar in Brighton have opened a neighbouring restaurant in the form of Yum Yum Ninja, offering a modern take on Pan Asian cuisine with an outside courtyard and upstairs bar.

Chefs cook skewers at Kimchee

Food trends 2012: Asian ascension

By Joe Lutrario

Asian food may already be a huge part of the UK restaurant scene, but the world’s largest continent has a lot more to offer. Restaurant magazine's Joe Lutrario looks at the rise in Asian food in the UK and at how some of the less familiar cuisines...

Geoff Leong, executive director of Restaurant Management UK

Business Profile: Restaurant Management UK

By Joe Lutrario

Geoff Leong's London outfit is one of the few to rethink the Anglo-Chinese restaurant formula with its authentic and varied takes on Asian cooking.

Nozomi and Elior UK appointment news

Nozomi and Elior UK appointment news

By Becky Paskin

London Japanese restaurant Nozomi appoints a new executive chef, while foodservice company Elior promotes Corporate Communications Director