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.
Unfiltered: Jenny Pagoni, Ampéli
Jenny Pagoni, restaurant director of Greek newcomer Ampéli, on her journey to hospitality via cinematography, an embarrassing encounter with an okra salad, and the perfect match for retsina.
Mazi team to launch second Greek restaurant in London
The duo behind Greek restaurant Mazi, husband and wife Ardrien Carre and Christina Mouratoglou, will open a Greek bistro and cocktail bar in Notting Hill this month called Suzi Tros.