Seafood

Boston-based US seafood restaurant Saltie Girl closes London outpost

Saltie Girl closes London outpost

By James McAllister

Boston-based US seafood restaurant Saltie Girl has permanently shuttered its only London restaurant little more than a year after its launch.

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

By Restaurant

What will the next 12 months bring for the restaurant sector? No one really knows, but we’ve had a stab at making some predictions anyway. Here’s what we think 2024 has in store.

Pearly Queen oyster restaurant Shoreditch Tom Brown chef

Latest opening: Pearly Queen

By Joe Lutrario

Chef Tom Brown’s follow up to his Michelin-starred Cornerstone restaurant is focused on oysters and tips its mother of pearl-decorated hat to London’s Pearly Queens (and Kings).

A look inside Hammersmith seafood restaurant Faber Yummy Collection

Latest opening: Faber

By Restaurant

The team behind pub group Yummy Collective has entered new waters with a seafood-focused restaurant.

Roy Brett chef patron of Edinburgh's Ondine Oyster & Grill on the ups and downs of running your own restaurant

Flash-grilled: Roy Brett

By James McAllister

The chef patron of Edinburgh's Ondine Oyster & Grill on travels in South Africa, staying humble, and the ups and downs of running your own restaurant.

Harry Lobek London Shell Co. co-founder on pairing champagne and crisps

Uncorked: Harry Lobek

By Joe Lutrario

The London Shell Co. co-founder on pairing champagne and crisps, why Greece is an underrated wine region, and drinking a Chateau Palmer 1990 from the pavement having dropped it.

Credit: James Ram

How I Got Here: Jack Stein

By James McAllister

The son of famed restaurateurs Rick and Jill Stein on the influence of his parents, his frustration at hospitality being dubbed ‘unskilled work’, and the struggles facing new restaurant businesses.

Inside Boston-based US seafood restaurant Saltie Girl in London's Mayfair

Latest opening: Saltie Girl

By James McAllister

Boston-based US seafood restaurant Saltie Girl has brought its lobster rolls and vast selection of tinned fish to London's Mayfair.

Meet former MasterChef winner Natalie Coleman, head chef at The Oyster Shed in the City of London

Flash-grilled: Natalie Coleman

By James McAllister

The former MasterChef winner, who is now head chef at The Oyster Shed in the City of London, on the importance of stages, an unusual customer allergy, and Tom Kerridge.

Flash-grilled: Duncan Ray

Flash-grilled: Duncan Ray

By Stefan Chomka

The chef-patron of The Little Fish Market in Brighton on the impact of Heston, his love of architecture, and a fishy dice with death.

The Seafood Bar restaurant Soho

Latest opening: The Seafood Bar

By Joe Lutrario

Amsterdam-centric restaurant group The Seafood Bar has made its international debut with a site on Soho's Dean Street.

The Cod’s Scallops to open its fifth restaurant

The Cod’s Scallops to open its fifth restaurant

By Restaurant

Nottingham-based fish and chip restaurant and takeaway The Cod’s Scallops will open its fifth site later this month as part of its plans to grow its estate within a 90-minut drive of its original location.

 Book review: Take One Fish the follow up to Josh Niland’s The Whole Fish cookbook scale-to-tail cooking

Books

Book review: Take One Fish

By Stefan Chomka

The follow up to Josh Niland’s The Whole Fish cookbook continues the chef’s scale-to-tail ethos

How I Got Here with Prawn on the Lawn co-founder Katie Toogood

How I Got Here: Katie Toogood

By James McAllister

The co-founder of family-run fishmonger-come-restaurant Prawn on the Lawn on her love of hospitality, and why the sector is in ''desperate need' of having its own government minister.

Rockfish fish restaurant group secures Salcombe site

Rockfish secures Salcombe site

By Joe Lutrario

Mitch Tonk’s Rockfish restaurant chain has secured a location in Salcombe, Devon, that will take its total number of sites up to nine when it opens next spring.

African food, veganism, egg-based restaurants, British fish and leafy greens are the dish trends of 2021

Trends Week

2021 restaurant and dining trends: part 3

By Restaurant

With talk of the easing of lockdown and restaurants set to reopen sometime in the spring, we've finally dusted down the crystal ball to see what 2021 might bring in terms of restaurant and eating out trends. Part three: ingredient and dish trends.

Rick Stein Group launches Padstow pop up restaurant

Rick Stein Group launches Padstow pop up

By James McAllister

The Rick Stein Group has launched a pop-up restaurant in the Padstow space that usually houses Rick Stein’s Cookery School, which is to remain closed until the autumn.