The Gosnells Mead Bar set to open
Londoners feeling the need, the need for mead are in luck as a new bar devoted to the drink is opening in Bermondsey this weekend.
Search to find UK’s best sommelier and chef team returns
Copa Jerez, the competition that aims to uncover the UK’s best sommelier and chef team, is returning for 2022.
Vietnam restaurant under-cuts price of Salt Bae’s gold-encrusted steak
A Vietnamese hotel is offering a gold-leaf covered steak for the more palatable sum of £34 compared with Salt Bae’s eyewatering £1,450 price tag.
Revealed: the stereotypes bartenders assign you based on your drinks order
Bartenders have revealed the drinks order stereotypes they give you based on what you order at the bar – and some popular choices have been assigned some brutal labels.
Bar apologises for Britney Spears-themed drink with offensive name
A bar in America has apologised after a flyer posted on social media promoting a Britney Spears appreciation night drew backlash due to an insensitively named drink.
Gordon Ramsay launches his own brand of California wines
Gordon Ramsay is stepping into the wine industry with his own brand of California wines, with bottles to be served in his restaurants and online.
Harwood Arms debuts scotch egg made with vegan ‘meat’
Gastropub The Harwood Arms in west London has become the UK’s first Michelin-starred restaurant to use vegan ‘meat’ on its menu in a Scotch egg.
Amuse-bouches: The latest restaurant news bites
In restaurant news this week: the new ‘rule of six’ has meant people are less confident about eating out a study finds, The Savoy announces a new managing director, and the man behind the launch of Noma Mexico prepares to open a restaurant in London.
Chapel Down reports another ‘exceptional’ harvest
English sparkling wine company, Chapel Down, has announced this year’s harvest is its second largest ever – only beaten by last year’s bumper crop – and that this is evidence of the genesis of a new “world class wine growing region”.
Quality Chop House team to open new Bonhams restaurant
The Woodhead Restaurant Group, the operators behind London-based restaurants The Quality Chop House, Clipstone and Michelin-starred Portland, will open an Italian restaurant in Mayfair called Emilia.
Bon Jovi rosé named ‘best’ pink of 2018
Having only released it this spring, rocker Jon Bon Jovi’s rosé has been voted the top pink in the world in Wine Spectator’s coveted Top 100 ranking.