Casual Dining

Chotto Matte to expand into Georgia with new restaurant in Tbilisi

Chotto Matte to expand into Georgia

By James McAllister

Kurt Zdesar’s Japanese-Peruvian restaurant brand Chotto Matte is continuing to push forward with international expansion having secured a site in Tbilisi, Georgia.

AGORA Greek restaurant Borough Market

Latest opening: AGORA

By Joe Lutrario

Manteca and SMOKESTAK founder David Carter has opened his modern take on a Greek taverna in Borough Market.

Rachel Morgan co-founder of Edinburgh-based restaurant and bakery group Twelve Triangles on why its important to stay in jobs for a decent length

Flash-grilled: Rachel Morgan

By James McAllister

The co-founder of Edinburgh-based restaurant and bakery group Twelve Triangles on why its important to stay in jobs for a decent length, and finding solace by chatting with chickens.

Big Fang tees up first London site with openings in Nottingham and Bristol also planned this year

Big Fang tees up first London site

By James McAllister

Competitive socialising group Big Fang Collective has confirmed it will open its first London outpost later this year, having secured a site in Waterloo.

Paparazzi Café team to open Fellini in Chelsea

Paparazzi Café team to open Fellini

By Joe Lutrario

The team behind erstwhile Mayfair restaurant Paparazzi Café will launch an Italian restaurant in Chelsea early next month.

Image: Fatto a Mano

The 'world’s best pizza' is coming to London

By Restaurant

Londoners will be able to try the ‘world’s best pizza’ for the first time thanks to a partnership between Neapolitan pizza restaurant group Fatto a Mano and Master Pizzaiolo Franco Pepe.

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.

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.