London’s hottest restaurant openings: October
A Franco-Russian feast, game-changing charcuterie and Chestnut Negronis capture this month’s best London restaurant offerings.
Furious diner left stunned by £37,000 bill at Salt Bae’s new London restaurant
A shocked customer bit off more than they could chew at Salt Bae’s new London outpost, Nusr-Et, after they were left with an eye-watering £37,000 bill.
Adam Handling opens Ugly Butterfly bar in Cornwall
Following in the footsteps of his flagship location in London – Eve Bar – Adam Handling has ventured south to Cornwall, serving drinks with a sustainable focus and creating classic cocktails using waste from the restaurant.
Beer prices set to jump by 30p a pint as costs increase
Many pubs may be forced to put up the price of pints by 30p due to rising costs in the hospitality sector.
Bartender quits in epic style after boss told him not to get drunk on his day off
A bartender has taken to social media to share his savage response after his now-former boss messaged him at 2:59am asking him to work the following day.
Table Talk: John Williams MBE
The South Shields-born executive chef of The Ritz London on searching for missing partridges during a royal banquet, being inspired by The Galloping Gourmet, and why foie gras and Yquem is the perfect match.
Goedhuis & Co raises £300K at latest Wine Dinner
Goedhuis & Co Fine Wine Merchants has raised £300,000 at its 15th Wine Dinner, in support of charities dedicated to people with diabetes and learning disabilities.
Bartender secretly films customer harassing her at work
A bartender secretly filmed a customer persistently harassing her while she was doing her job at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.
WLC Eats: Muse by Tom Aikens
Fastidious foodie Lucy Shaw heads to Tom Aikens’ 25-seater Muse in Belgravia for sensational sourdough slathered in cep butter, a smoked langoustine tail braised in Armagnac, and a wonderfully nutty vin jaune.
WLC visits: Charles Heidsieck wine room at Michelin-starred ‘Number One’ restaurant
Douglas Blyde headed north of the border this week in the company of Willem Pinçon, Senior Brand Manager for Liberty Wines. The tour took in a new, subtly-branded, Charles Heidsieck wine room at the Michelin-starred ‘Number One’ restaurant at the base of the five-star Balmoral hotel.
Sex shop turns itself into cocktail bar, complete with genital décor
Feelmore Social Club, a sex shop turned fully stocked cocktail bar, draws its inspiration from “iconic Red Light Districts in America” and is decked out with on-brand genital décor.