Maginhawa Group CEO on the need for greater diversity in hospitality leadership roles

How I Got Here: Florence Mae Maglanoc

By James McAllister

The CEO of London-based restaurant group Maginhawa on the need for greater diversity in hospitality leadership roles, and grasping the potential of franchise opportunities.

Supa Ya Ramen chef Luke Findlay debut ramen cookbook

Book review: Supa Ya Ramen

By Stefan Chomka

Luke Findlay's debut cookbook is a riot of ramen like you've never seen before.

House of Fu to open new ramen restaurant in Manchester

House of Fu heads to Manchester

By Joe Lutrario

Leeds-based ‘day to night’ ramen, cocktail and karaoke bar is doubling up, with a second location set to open in Manchester next month.

Tonkotsu co founder Emma Reynolds discusses her career in restaurants

How I Got Here: Emma Reynolds

By James McAllister

The co-founder of ramen chain Tonkotsu on cost pressures, trusting your gut, and her first restaurant job.

Ramen shop Send Noods to open in Macclesfield

Ramen shop Send Noods to open in Macclesfield

By Restaurant

Cheekily named ramen restaurant Send Noods will make its debut in food hall Macclesfield Picturedrome following a marketing campaign on subscription site OnlyFans.

Japanese food expert and US-based chef Ivan Orkin on his love of ramen

Flash-grilled: Ivan Orkin

By James McAllister

The Japanese food expert and US-based chef, who's currently running residencies in London and Brighton in partnership with Sessions, on his love of ramen and his dislike of truffle.

Tom Moxon group executive chef at Bone Daddies on 10 years of the ramen chain

How I Got Here: Tom Moxon

By James McAllister

The group executive chef at Bone Daddies on 10 years of the ramen chain, working with Ross Shonhan, and why he's actively encouraging staff development in areas outside of work.

Supa Ya Ramen secures permanent restaurant site

Supa Ya Ramen secures permanent site

By James McAllister

Ramen supper club pop-up Supa Ya Ramen is to open its first bricks and mortar restaurant in London’s Hackney later this year.

Koya City: credit Steven Joyce

Latest opening: Koya City

By Stefan Chomka

The follow up to the Soho-based udon noodle specialist restaurant has opened in the City, and it's a slick affair.

Shoryu Tak Tokumine

Shoryu's Tak Tokumine on souping up his ramen business

By Joe Lutrario

Tak Tokumine opened his first restaurant in 1980 within the Brewer Street building that now houses Mark Hix’s Soho flagship. Located below his Japanese grocer and bookshop, it was to be as inauspicious a debut as they come. 

Business Profile: Tonkotsu restaurant

Ramen revolutionaries

By Mel Flaherty

Tonkotsu's Emma Reynolds and Ken Yamada are behind London's ramen revolution

Team behind Tonkotsu to launch Anzu restaurant

Team behind Tonkotsu to launch Anzu restaurant

By Hannah Thompson

Anzu, a new Asian-Japanese-style restaurant from the team behind the ramen group Tonkotsu, is to open this month in the capital’s new £400m St James’s Market development.

Ippudo Japanese tonkotsu ramen in UK

Ippudo to open first UK restaurant

By Carina Perkins

Japanese ramen chain Ippudo has revealed plans to open its first UK restaurant in central London next month.

The 55-cover Shoryu Kingly Court restaurant will open next to Whyte & Brown next month

Shoryu snaps up third site

By Luke Nicholls

The Japan Centre Group is continuing its expansion of restaurants in London with a third site for its Shoryu Ramen concept opening in the West End next month.

Japan Centre Group opened the first Shoryu Ramen restaurant on Regent Street last November

Shoryu Ramen hits Soho following pop-up trial

By Luke Nicholls

Less than a year after launching its first restaurant on Regent Street, Japan Centre Group has doubled up on its Shoryu Ramen concept with a permanent site replacing its pop-up venue on Denman Street in Soho. 

Ross Shonhan, owner, Bone Daddies

Ross Shonhan: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

Australian-born Ross Shonhan, former head chef at Zuma and Nobu, is set to open Japanese ramen concept Bone Daddies in Soho next month. The chef reveals his career achievements and challenges and explains his love affair with Japanese cuisine.


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