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Street food brand Zaap Thai arrives in Sheffield Yupha 'Ban' Kaewkraikhot

Zaap Thai arrives in Sheffield

By James McAllister

Street food brand Zaap Thai is to launch its sixth restaurant this spring having secured a site in Sheffield.

How I Got Here: Roland Horne

How I Got Here: Roland Horne

By James McAllister

The CEO and founder of coffee chain WatchHouse on his career, motivations, and why there needs to be an open and honest conversation about the economics of hospitality.

Latest opening: Ajia Busaba ‘immersive, speakeasy-esque’ bar izakaya

Latest opening: Ajia

By James McAllister

Busaba has launched an ‘immersive, speakeasy-esque’ bar in the basement of its new Oxford restaurant, suggesting a possible fresh direction for the Thai restaurant group.

Wagamama launches lunchtime delivery concept BOX

Wagamama launches lunchtime delivery concept

By James McAllister

Wagamama has launched a new lunchtime delivery concept called BOX across London and Leeds that's designed for both people who have returned to the office and those working from home.

SSP reports group revenues at 62% of 2019 levels

SSP reports group revenues at 62% of 2019 levels

By Restaurant

Food and drink travel hub business SSP says that its group revenues were at around 62% of 2019 levels for the four-month period to 30 January 2022, as the impact of Covid on the travel sector continued to bite.

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.

Photo credit: Paul Winch Furness

Latest opening: Negroni's

By James McAllister

The team behind London-based Spanish restaurant group Lobos Tapas have launched a new Italian concept 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.

Honest Burgers has launched its first dedicated vegan restaurant in London’s Covent Garden V Honest

Latest opening: V Honest

By James McAllister

National restaurant chain Honest Burgers has launched its first dedicated vegan restaurant in London’s Covent Garden.

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.

Fridays and Go to debut in Dundee

Fridays and Go to debut in Dundee

By James McAllister

Fridays has confirmed it will launch its first QSR site in March in Dundee, Scotland, with an aim to open up to 30 additional sites.

Poke House mulls UK IPO

Poke House mulls UK IPO

By James McAllister

Italian poke chain Poke House is mulling an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the next two years as part of its plans for aggressive expansion.

Pizza Pilgrims eyes first Brighton restaurant site

Pizza Pilgrims eyes first Brighton site

By James McAllister

Pizza Pilgrims is eyeing its first Brighton location, suggesting the group may be preparing to explore more opportunities for regional expansion.

Marugame Udon lines up double London opening in St Christopher’s Place and Canary Wharf

Marugame Udon lines up double opening

By James McAllister

Marugame Udon is to double the size of its fledgling London estate next month with two new openings in St Christopher’s Place and Canary Wharf respectively.

Yolk heads to Soho for third London site

Yolk heads to Soho for third London site

By James McAllister

'Fine fast food' brand Yolk is to launch its third London site later this month on Golden Square in Soho, with founders Nick Philpot and Alkesh Tandon eyeing further expansion.

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The Avocado Show eyes new year growth

By Helen Gilbert

Netherlands-founded mono product restaurant The Avocado Show is set to open at least two more sites in London in the new year, having signed up a new franchise operator.

Boparan Restaurant Group BRG takes all brands carbon neutral Carluccio’s Gourmet Burger Kitchen Slim Chickens UK The Cinnamon Collection

Boparan takes all brands carbon neutral

By James McAllister

Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) has announced that all of its brands are now certified as carbon neutral, describing it as 'a significant milestone in the group’s long-term sustainability commitment'.

Vietnamese restaurant group Pho to step up its expansion rate over the coming years after TriSpan deal

Vietnamese whirl: the rise of Pho

By Stefan Chomka

TriSpan’s recent investment in Pho will see the Vietnamese restaurant group step up its expansion rate over the coming years

Pret A Manger sign two new UK franchise partners

Pret signs two new UK franchise partners

By James McAllister

Pret A Manger has signed up two new UK franchise partners as it pushes ahead with plan to double the size of its estate within five years.

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