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.
Michelin Guide removes restaurant from website over racist comments
Germany’s Im Schiffchen restaurant has reportedly been removed from the Michelin Guide website after comments made by chef Jean-Claude Bourgueil were deemed racist.
Thieves strip vineyard bare of grapes
Police are searching for a gang of thieves who broke into a vineyard in southern Germany and ran a professional harvesting machine across its vines, stealing its entire crop.