10 London restaurants to look forward to in 2021
While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
Ex-pats flock to celebrate the Coronation at this California pub
A British-owned pub in California which claims to be “the place to be” to toast the Coronation of King Charles III, is expected to reach full capacity this weekend.
Gordon Ramsay launches his Italian wine collection in Australia
The chef and restaurateur has launched his successful range of Italian wines in Australia, marking the brand’s first launch outside of the UK.
Falling avocado prices cause Chipotle to up its earnings forecast
Ailing restaurant chain Chipotle, which has been plagued with problems in recent months, announced improved earnings forecast yesterday, with “cheaper avocados” being one driver.
Waitress fired for ‘mixing own blood’ into cocktails
A Japanese cafe has given an employee the boot after accusing her of using her own blood in place of coloured syrup to make cocktails.
Politician kept schtum about his ‘wine advisor’ earnings
MEP Mick Wallace has been forced to amend his declaration of financial interests after news of his involvement with three wine bars came to light via a TikTok video.
Irish politician in hot water over wine bar video
MEP Mick Wallace has been asked to clarify his assets after a TikTok video surfaced showing the politician talking about three wine bars he owns, none of which had been declared as financial interests.
Olive Garden accused of boxed wine dupe
A diner’s post has gone viral on TikTok after suggesting that eponymous restaurant group Olive Garden misleads customers by trying to pass off boxed wine as bottled.
Is ‘cakeage’ the new corkage?
Chances are you’ve heard of a corkage fee, but a hidden cost for bringing your own birthday cake to a venue is blindsiding customers.
Restaurant fined for turning away blind customer
A court has ordered a Somerset restaurant to pay £2,000 after refusing entry to a blind man and calling his guide dog “unhygienic”.
Kim Jong-un drinks fine wine ‘like a fish’, claims regime insider
The North Korea leader is reportedly in the throws of a “midlife crisis”, and is imbibing fine wine and spirits liberally in addition to his copious cheese consumption.
London restaurant group D&D announces shock closures
D&D will permanently close the doors to four of its UK restaurants, the company revealed in a statement yesterday.