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Nicholas Lander says a restaurant's menu is arguably the most important piece of paper in a restaurant

Why restaurants should be paying greater attention to their menus

By Emma Eversham

Restaurateur-turned restaurant correspondent Nicholas Lander is hoping to inspire restaurants to create better menus in his latest book, which studies the history, design and evolution of ‘the most important piece of paper in the restaurant industry’.

Le Bistrot Pierre's 16th site opened in Weston-super-Mare last week as part of its growth plans

Le Bistrot Pierre to open six sites a year

By Emma Eversham

French restaurant chain Le Bistrot Pierre is planning to open six new restaurants a year with sites in coastal and secondary towns in the North and South West of England its main target.

Avocado-only restaurant opens in London

Avocado-only restaurant opens in London

By Sophie Witts

While there are already restaurants dedicated to cereal, grilled cheese, meatballs and chips, the humble avocado now has a whole pop-up restaurant opening in its honour.

Grilled cheese chef? Soho's Melt Room cafe opened in May

Single-item restaurants on the rise in London

By Sophie Witts

While there are already restaurants specialising in grilled cheese, meatballs, chips and cereal, the trend for single-item menus is reportedly still on the rise in London.