Italian Food

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept called Rigatoni’s

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept

By James McAllister

Manchester-based restaurant group Sud Pasta will relaunch this month under a new brand called Rigatoni’s, which is billed as aiming ‘to bring quality pasta to the masses’.

Latest opening: Officina 00 Fitzrovia

Latest opening: Officina 00 Fitzrovia

By James McAllister

Italian restaurant and pasta workshop Officina 00 has doubled its footprint with the launch of its second London site in Fitzrovia.

Officina 00 pasta restaurant heads to Fitzrovia

Officina 00 heads to Fitzrovia

By Joe Lutrario

Shoreditch-based pasta specialist Officina 00 will launch a restaurant in Fitzrovia next month taking its total number of sites up to two.

How I Got Here with Officina 00 co-founder Enzo Mirto

How I Got Here: Enzo Mirto

By James McAllister

The co-founder of Italian restaurant and pasta workshop Officina 00 on expressing personality through hospitality, and his dream of opening a boutique hotel.

Elia Sebregondi head chef and co-owner at Italian restaurant and pasta workshop Officina 00

Flash-grilled: Elia Sebregondi

By James McAllister

The head chef and co-owner at Italian restaurant and pasta workshop Officina 00 on giving respect to kitchen porters, his love of simplicity and a bitter first food memory.

Italian food hall Eataly’s long-awaited first UK site has opened on Broadgate in the City of London

Opening of the month: Eataly Broadgate

By James McAllister

There’s nothing small about Italian food hall chain Eataly’s long-awaited first UK site, which has finally opened on Broadgate in the City of London.

Gold restaurant Notting Hill chef Theo Hill

Latest opening: Gold

By Joe Lutrario

Former River Café chef Theo Hill has opened a relaxed modern European restaurant in the space that once housed one of Notting Hill’s best known pubs.

Restaurant radar: April 2019

Restaurant radar: April 2019

By Restaurant

From Mark Greenaway's return to the Scottish capital to a second bun in the oven in Chinatown, here's the hot new restaurant openings for April.

Radio Alice Italian restaurant and pizza group looking to expand across London

Radio Alice: the pirates of pizza

By Stefan Chomka

London might not seem the most obvious place for Bologna-based restaurateurs to get inspiration for their pizzerias but in the case of Italian brothers Matteo and Salvatore Aloe the UK capital’s restaurant scene has proved invaluable.

Thom Elliot Pizza Pilgrims

How I got here: Thom Elliot

By Joe Lutrario

Thom Elliot founded Pizza Pilgrims with brother James in 2012. The pair now operate nine locations in London and a restaurant in Oxford.

Masha Rener Lina Stores

Flash-grilled: Masha Rener

By Joe Lutrario

Masha Rener was born in Umbertide – a small town in between Umbria and Tuscany - and cooked for many years in her family's restaurant there. She now cooks at specialist Soho pasta restaurant Lina Stores, which opened earlier this year.

Chris Webb Coco di Mama

How I got here: Chris Webb, Coco di Mama

By Joe Lutrario

Born in New Zealand, Chris Webb is head of operations at fast casual pasta brand Coco di Mama, which is now operated by ASK and Zizzi owner Azzurri Group.


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