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Truffle Burger to open fourth London restaurant in Marylebone

Truffle Burger heads to Marylebone

By James McAllister

London-based 'finer diner' brand Truffle Burger will open its fourth bricks and mortar site later this month in Marylebone.

Operation: Falafel set for London debut

Operation: Falafel set for London debut

By James McAllister

Dubai-born street food concept Operation: Falafel is to make its UK debut next month in London's Camden, ahead of plans for a wider roll out across the country

Mezcalito doubles up in London with opening in Islington

Mezcalito doubles up in London

By James McAllister

Chelsea-based Mexican restaurant Mezcalito has launched a second site in the capital on Newington Green Road in Islington.

Latest opening: Chicken Shop rebrand of CHIK’N Notting Hill Soho House Group John Nelson fried chicken fast food QSR expansion

Latest opening: Chicken Shop

By James McAllister

CHIK’N, the fast-casual spinoff of Chick 'n' Sours, has rebranded as Chicken Shop under a partnership with Soho House Group, and launched its first new site in London’s Notting Hill.

Northern-based burger chain Fat Hippo eyes London debut

Fat Hippo eyes London debut

By James McAllister

Northern-based burger chain Fat Hippo is planning a move to the capital amid an expansion drive that will also see it establish permanent outposts in Scotland and Wales.

What is the value of the UK's food to go sector?

Food to go sector to reach £23bn by 2025

By Georgi Gyton

The value of the UK food to go sector is expected to reach £23bn by 2025, driven by accelerated physical expansion, new product development and growth in channels such as delivery, according to Lumina Intelligence.

How I Got Here: Anmarie Spaziano American-born founder of Annie’s Burger Shack

How I Got Here: Anmarie Spaziano

By James McAllister

The American-born founder of Annie’s Burger Shack, which has sites in Nottingham and Derby, on bringing a taste of New England to Britain, and why hospitality is her dream job.

Sustainability-focused chicken restaurant Marsha to double up with new Soho site

Marsha to double up with new Soho site

By James McAllister

Sustainability-focused chicken brand Marsha is to launch a second London restaurant next month having secured a site at Carnaby Street’s Kingly Court in Soho.

How I Got Here: Rachel Hugh co-founder of vegan burger group The Vurger Co

How I Got Here: Rachel Hugh

By James McAllister

The co-founder of vegan burger group The Vurger Co on why she gave up a career in fashion to run restaurants, and her vision of changing the fast-food world.

Döner Shack to make Scottish debut at Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre

Döner Shack to make Scottish debut

By James McAllister

German street food concept Döner Shack is set to make its debut in Scotland in the coming months having secured a site at Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre.

South Asian street food franchise Chaiiwalla to roll out in London

Chaiiwalla to roll out in London

By Andrew Don

South Asian street food franchise Chaiiwalla is gearing up to make its London debut as it targets 230 UK locations by the end of 2024.

Healthy fast food chain Friska sold

Healthy fast food chain Friska sold

By Joe Lutrario

The majority of Bristol-founded healthy fast food chain Friska has been sold by administrations Mazars LLP to a third party, with founders Ed Brown and Griff Holland taking two of the groups sites to operate under a different brand.

Seoul Bird Korean chicken restaurant Westfield Judy Joo

Latest opening: Seoul Bird

By Joe Lutrario

Originally slated to launch in April, Judy Joo’s Korean fried chicken concept is now up and running at Westfield London.

Plant-based restaurant Wulf & Lamb to open second site

Wulf & Lamb to open second site

By James McAllister

Fast casual vegan restaurant Wulf & Lamb has secured a second London location on Chiltern Street in Marylebone that's set to open next month.

Indian-inspired takeaway concept Tamarind Tiger launches in Marylebone

Tamarind Tiger launches in Marylebone

By Finn Scott-Delany and James McAllister

Indian food service corporation K Hospitality has opened a fast-casual takeaway concept in London’s Marylebone.

HộP Vietnamese launches crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube

HộP Vietnamese launches crowdfunding campaign

By Joe Lutrario

City of London-based fast casual chain HộP Vietnamese has launched a public crowdfunding campaign after raising more than £830,000 from existing investors and customers.

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