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.
Jameson launches platform to support bartenders during Covid-19
Irish whiskey brand Jameson has launched an online platform to support the international bar community during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ryan Reynolds donates gin proceeds to bartenders
Actor Ryan Reynolds gave us another reason to love him last night after announcing that he’s going to donate proceeds from sales of his Aviation Gin to the American bartending community.
Japanese restaurant resorts to robot bartender after failing to hire human
A Tokyo restaurant chain has had to resort to using a robot bartender to make drinks at its railway station pub after it failed to find a human who was up to the job.
Bartender menaced with fake gun after refusing to serve Prosecco
A drunk man threatened a bartender with a fake gun after he was refused a glass of Prosecco at a yacht club in Dorset last month.