How to get hold of bottles from London’s best restaurants for wine
While eateries remain closed, we round up the ways you can get your hands on bottles from London’s top wine-focused restaurants as rated by 2020’s Wine List Confidential guide.
London hotels to take recovering Covid patients
Under new plans devised by the UK government, London hotels are going to be used as quarantine facilities for recovering Covid patients to ease the pressure on the NHS.
14-year-old charged with murder of restaurant owner
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a restaurant owner in Romiley, Stockport, which took place a day after the killing of Brighton restaurateur Sue Addis.
British Airways teams up with chef Tom Kerridge
The man behind two Michelin-starred pub The Hand and Flowers, Tom Kerridge, has taken over the food offering in British Airways economy class.
London restaurants may not reopen until May
It may be as late as May before we see London restaurants and pubs reopening again, according to a government source quoted in The Sunday Times.
Coravin introduces new Pivot system
Innovative wine preservation system Coravin has introduced a new series to its range named Pivot, designed to be an easy solution for “casual wine enthusiasts” to preserve their everyday wine for up to four weeks.
MPs vote in favour of motion to create Hospitality Minister
MPs have voted in favour of a motion to create a Minister for Hospitality after the ‘Seat At The Table’ petition, founded by journalist Claire Bosi, gained over 200,000 signatures.
Sandro Bottega releases Prosecco cookbook
Leading Prosecco producer Sandro Bottega has released a cookbook featuring 100 different recipes that pair well with the Italian sparkling wine.
Teen charged with murder of restaurateur
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Brighton-based restaurateur Susan Addis.
Inquiry launched into ‘devastating impact’ of Covid-19 on British nightlife
The newly-formed All-Party Parliamentary Group for the night time economy has launched an inquiry into “the devastating impact” of Covid-19 on British nightlife.
Amuse-bouches: The latest restaurant news bites
This week in restaurant news: French chef Cyril Lignac prepares to make his London debut, Scottish hospitality reports an 80% reduction in Christmas trading, and a Welsh restaurant stalwart closes its doors for good.