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.
Bars that stock more non-alcoholic drinks could reduce alcohol consumption
People are more likely to choose a non-alcoholic drink if there are more options available in bars, according to new research.
Hard seltzer sales in the US on-trade hit $1.2 billion
Having blazed a trail at American supermarkets, hard seltzers are also enjoying dramatic growth in the US on-trade, where sales hit US$1.2 billion last year.