A second Sushisamba is coming to Covent Garden
Samba Brands’ second Sushisamba will open its doors in Covent Garden next month.
Bonhams acquired by Epiris
A private equity group has bought UK auctioneer Bonhams, which specialises in art, cars and wine and spirits, for an undisclosed sum.
WLC Eats: Nobu Shoreditch
Resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, gets nostalgic at Nobu about her first heavenly taste of black cod with sweet miso, at the global restaurant group’s Shoreditch hotel.
Unfiltered: Piotr Pietras MS, Hide
Former footballer and director of wine at Hide, Piotr Pietras, reveals a love of cider, how he has his wife to thank for putting him on the path to becoming a sommelier, and why a Pinot Noir from New Zealand would be his top pick from Hide’s extensive wine list.
Fourth investor enters frame to buy Gaucho chain
Restauranteur Luke Johnson, known for his involvement with Pizza Express, Giraffe and The Ivy, has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to purchase Argentine steakhouse chain Gaucho, after it slipped into administration last month.
Atherton’s Sosharu closes with plans to relocate
Jason Atherton’s Japanese Restaurant Sosharu In Clerkenwell Has Closed Its Doors, But Has Plans To Relocate To A New Premises.
Pied à Terre owner David Moore: Government to blame for Brexit-induced restaurant ‘Armageddon’
Restaurateur David Moore has hit out at the UK government for “sitting on its hands” while dozens of businesses in the restaurant sector have collapsed or faced closure in the past year.
540 jobs lost as 22 Gaucho sister sites close
Having filed for administration this week, Argentine steakhouse chain Gaucho has announced that it is to close all 22 of its Cau restaurants, which will result in 540 job losses.