In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Alain Ducasse says it’s safer to eat in restaurants than at home
French chef Alain Ducasse believes that eating at home and shopping for your food poses a greater risk to health than dining at restaurants.
Alain Ducasse slashes wine prices to discourage Dry January diners
An outspoken opponent of Dry January, French chef Alain Ducasse has slashed the prices of top bottles of Burgundy and Bordeaux at his restaurants to encourage diners to splash out on wine.
Le Café Alain Ducasse launches no-alcohol coffee cocktails
Ducasse Paris’s signature coffee brand, Le Café Alain Ducasse, has announced that the summer menu at its London and Paris sites will offer non-alcoholic coffee-based mocktails.