Flesh and Buns will feature the same rock'n'roll music of its sister restaurant BoneDaddies

Bone Daddies owner brings ‘Flesh and Buns’ to Covent Garden

By Luke Nicholls

Ross Shonhan, the man behind ramen restaurant Bone Daddies, is doubling up in London with the opening of Flesh and Buns – another Japanese concept, this time specializing in  ‘hirata’ steamed buns – in Covent Garden next month.

Kurt Zdesar, who launched Nobu London and dim sum chain Ping Pong, will open a new Nikkei cuisine restaurant in Soho this year

Ping Pong founder to open Nikkei restaurant in London's Soho

By Emma Eversham

Kurt Zdesar, the founder of dim sum chain Ping Pong, has announced plans to open a restaurant in London's Soho this autumn that will focus on serving Nikkei cuisine, the fusion of Japanese cooking with Peruvian ingredients. 

Yoobi is based on temakerias seen in Brazil

Brazilian temakeria opens in London’s Soho

By Emma Eversham

Two entrepreneurs with an interest in Brazilian and Japanese cuisine are planning to introduce London's diners to a new style of Latin American food this month with the launch of what is though to be London's first Brazilian temakeria. 

Japanese restaurant group Feng Sushi is to open its eighth London restaurant in West Hampstead

Feng Sushi to open eighth London restaurant

By Peter Ruddick

London-based Japanese restaurant chain Feng Sushi has announced it is to open its eighth site in West Hampstead later this year focusing on diners eating in; the second opening since serial investor Luke Johnson took a majority stake in the business.

Kumo (top-left) offers a 50-cover Japanese restaurant and cocktail bar, while Mari Vanna (bottom-right) is a 120-cover restaurant offering Russian cuisine

Knightsbridge welcomes Russian and Japanese restaurants

By Luke Nicholls

The restaurant scene in Knightsbridge is to be hit by two new sites within a month as Kumo, a recently-opened Japanese sushi and cocktail bar, and Mari Vanna, a Russian restaurant set to open its doors next month, are within walking distance of each other.