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July's key restaurant openings including the return of Des Gunewardena, Albert's Schloss London, and new Jason Atherton hotdog concept

Restaurant radar: July 2024

By James McAllister

The return of Des Gunewardena, a huge cook haus and beer palace in central London, and a new hotdog concept from Jason Atherton are among this month's key restaurant openings.

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Jeremy Clarkson buys Cotswolds pub

By James McAllister

Jeremy Clarkson is to launch his own pub after acquiring The Windmill, a former wedding and banqueting venue set in five acres of countryside near Burford, Oxfordshire.

Book review: Clare Finney's Hungry Heart

Book review: Hungry Heart

By Stefan Chomka

Clare Finney’s personal account of her memories through food is Nigel Slater’s Toast for a new generation.

Gordon Ramsay Restaurants to expand into India

Gordon Ramsay Restaurants to expand into India

By Restaurant

Gordon Ramsay Restaurants (GRR) is making its first move into India through a partnership with Travel Food Services (TFS), India’s leading travel food and beverage company.

Too Many Critics restaurant industry charity event raises £143,000

Too Many Critics charity event raises £143,000

By James McAllister

Charity fundraiser Too Many Critics, which sees food writers swapping their pens for aprons, has raised a record breaking £143,012 for Action Against Hunger through its latest event.

High-reaching yakitori restaurant in London Junsei opens first international outpost in Indonesia

Junsei opens first international outpost

By James McAllister

Junsei, the high-reaching yakitori restaurant in London’s Marylebone, has launched an international outpost in Indonesia, with further expansion planned.

New York-style bagel concept It’s Bagels will open a second London site in August in Notting Hill

It’s Bagels heads to Notting Hill

By James McAllister

New York-style bagel concept It’s Bagels will open a second London site in August following the success of its location in Primrose Hill.

Taqueria CDMX Tacos opens in London with taste of Mexico City

Latest opening: CDMX Tacos

By Restaurant

London has welcomed a new taqueria promising to bring the vibe of Mexico City to the capital.

Tripleseat launches Ultimate Event Management Guide

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Tripleseat launches Ultimate Event Management Guide

By Restaurant

Tripleseat has published its Ultimate Event Management Guide to help hospitality businesses understand the importance of using event management software to increase seasonal bookings.

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El Mexicana seeks new investment

By Restaurant

The owners of Mexican fast-food chain El Mexicana and dessert brand Don Churro are seeking an investment partner to support its expansion.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include El Celler De Can Roca's plans to launch Scotland outpost, McDonald’s ending its AI drive-thru trial in US, and Dorian Janmaat's new Cornwall restaurant.

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The Lowdown: General Election 2024

By James McAllister

It’s less than two weeks to go until the country heads to the polls, but what, if anything, are the main political parties promising to help support the hospitality sector?

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