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Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By Restaurant

This week's top news stories include details on Roberta Hall McCarron's next venture, the announcement of the 2024 AA Rosette Awards, and the sad death of Dave Myers at 66.

Discover the app that connects people through a shared love of food DineMe

The Lowdown: DineMe

By Retaurant

An app that connects people through a shared love of food has launched. Will daters have the appetite for it?

The biggest restaurant openings across the UK in March

Restaurant radar: March 2024

By Restaurant

The return of Jeremy King, the birth of Josephine and new restaurants in Manchester, the Isle of Wight, and Liverpool are among this month’s key openings.

James Pritchard restaurant manager at Silo restaurant East London

Uncorked: James Pritchard

By Joe Lutrario

The restaurant manager at East London’s Silo on Liguria-based winery Selvadolce, the problem with the term ‘funky’ and turning his old wine bottles into plates.

Maura Baxter executive chef at London brasserie 65a in Spitalfields on the constant evolution of cooking

Flash-grilled: Maura Baxter

By James McAllister

The executive chef at London brasserie 65a in Spitalfields on the constant evolution of cooking, taking inspiration from Marco Pierre White, and the importance of a good knife.

La Dame de Pic receives four AA Rosettes

La Dame de Pic receives four AA Rosettes

By Restaurant

La Dame de Pic London has received four AA Rosettes at the 2024 AA Rosette Awards, the only restaurant to be given the accolade this year.

Morchella Mediterranean restaurant Clerkenwell chef Ben Marks

Latest opening: Morchella

By Joe Lutrario

Ben Marks and Matt Emmerson have launched a more casual counterpoint to their highly-rated Newington Green restaurant Perilla.

The key new chef, restaurant and hospitality appointments in February 2024

People on the move: February 2024

By Restaurant

New appointments at top restaurants The Black Swan at Oldstead and KOL are among the big people moves this month.

Could Mitchells & Butlers new concept Orleans Smokehouse become a major player in the barbecue restaurant space?

Latest opening: Orleans Smokehouse

By James McAllister

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has launched its first new concept in more than 15 years – a barbecue smokehouse brand inspired by the spirit and cuisine of New Orleans.