Meat & Shake, the London-based concept, is eyeing further expansion after securing three new sites and changing its model from burger-led to a more smokehouse-based format, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Allegra Foodservice.
Visits to the UK by overseas residents hit a record 16.4m between January and June 2014, up 8 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the latest figures by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Restaurateurs are banking on home-cooked authenticity to bring the variety of cuisines from Greece, the Levant and the rest of the Middle East to UK tables, writes Joe Lutrario in the June issue of Restaurant Magazine.
Planet Hollywood founder Robert Earl has created a company in the UK to drive expansion of the movie themed restaurant concept and increase the footprint of his Buca di Beppo Italian restaurants and Earl of Sandwich sandwich bars.
Food, atmosphere, hard work and passion have helped San Carlo become one of the most successful family-owned restaurant companies in the UK – and landed them a franchise deal with one of the Middle East’s richest companies
Algerian-born restaurateur Tony Kitous is opening a North African and Lebanese restaurant in the City of London in late June. Kenza, meaning ‘treasure' in Arabic, will house 120 covers across a restaurant and bar. Kitous has worked with ...