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Grind achieves B Corp status

Grind achieves B Corp status

By Restaurant

Coffee house, restaurant group and retailer Grind has been awarded B Corp status two years after its first application.

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 Ping Pong scrapping service charge in favour of a discretionary 15% ‘brand charge’, and sustainable restaurant brand Native taking on the former Pensons site.

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.

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.

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.

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