Claude Compton said Tommy Tucker won't just be about the food

Chef Claude Compton to open Fulham pub

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Former Petersham Nurseries chef Claude Compton has said he would look to open more pubs if his initial site in Fulham is a success.

Mas Q Menos is open for all-day dining

Mas Q Menos opens second London site

By Lauren Houghton

Spanish restaurant Mas Q Menos has opened its second London site in Soho three months after opening its first site in Holborn.

Evening dining concept Shindig will be launching at Lantana Old Street and Lantana Fitzrovia this September

Shindig to launch at Lantana Café

By Lauren Houghton

Evening dining concept Shindig will be launching at Lantana Old Street and Fitzrovia this September, when both cafes will open with an evening offering centered round surf and turf. 

This year’s Imbibe Live will return to London’s Olympia Grand on 1-2 July

Preview: Imbibe Live 2014

By Lauren Houghton

Imbibe Live, the annual exhibition for anyone who sources, buys or serves drinks in the licensed on-trade, will return to London’s Olympia Grand on 1-2 July.

Pouring champagne requires skills and knowledge

60-Second Skill: Pouring champagne

By Melodie Michel

As demonstrated at the Moet UK Sommelier of the Year competition, champagne pouring requires skills and knowledge. BigHospitality gets top tips from this year's winner Kathrine Larsen.

There will be plenty of wine-related activity at Imbibe Live 2014

Imbibe Live 2014: Wine events & activity

By Carina Perkins

Imbibe Live 2014 will feature a programme packed full of wine-related events and activities for visiting sommeliers, wine buyers, operators and bartenders.

Wine has lost some consumers to cocktails, but sparkling and artisan wines are on the up

Alcoholic drinks: Wine trends and innovations

By Carina Perkins

In the third part of our special feature on alcoholic drinks we look at the key trends driving the wine category, which has faced competition from fruit-based cocktails in the on-trade.