All news articles for March 2024

Napoli-born siblings Arianna and Giovanni Izzo have opened Unlock pizza restaurant in Hackney Wick

Latest opening: Unlock

By James McAllister

Napoli-born siblings Arianna and Giovanni Izzo’s first London opening is part pizza restaurant; part cocktail bar; and part art space.

Maddy Riches co-owner of Brighton restaurant Dilsk on wine

Uncorked: Maddy Riches

By Joe Lutrario

The co-founder of Brighton restaurant Dilsk on Piedmont-based winemaker Chiara Boschis, Pieropan’s La Rocca and the unusual structure of her wine list.

Credit: Justin De Souza

Flash-grilled: Davide Parato

By James McAllister

The executive chef at London-based pizza restaurant group Crust Bros on working in a bakery as a teenager, customers demanding pineapple on pizza, and learning English from Gino D'Acampo.

The biggest alcoholic drink launches of March

Liquid assets: March 2024

By Restaurant

A new Jack Daniel's expression, the launch of a host of premium rums, and the revival of Port Ellen distillery make up this month's top drinks news.

Chickpea Group to open The Manor House in Ditcheat Bruton

Chickpea Group to make Somerset debut

By Restaurant

The trio behind the Wiltshire based Chickpea Group have acquired a seventh pub in what will be their first venue in the county of Somerset.

Dream Xi’an Chiniese restaurant Tower Hill Guirong Wei

Latest opening: Dream Xi’an

By Joe Lutrario

Shaanxi cuisine specialist Guirong Wei is expanding her culinary horizons with a new restaurant in Tower Hill.

What are the big restaurant openings for April 2024

Restaurant radar: April 2024

By Restaurant

A brace of restaurants from David Carter and Harts Group and follow up venues from Los Mochis, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and Josh and Paul Katz are among this month's openings to have on your radar.

Plans approved for Portal Way building in west London featuring hundreds of dark kitchens and community food hall

The Lowdown: Portal Way

By James McAllister

Plans have been approved to build a monolithic, cubed structure in west London that will be home to hundreds of dark kitchens as well as a huge community food hall.

Three Sheets, Soho cocktail bar Max and Noel Venning

Latest opening: Three Sheets Soho

By Joe Lutrario

Cocktail maestros Max and Noel Venning have opened a Soho iteration of their acclaimed East London cocktail bar Three Sheets.