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.
Michelin Guide introduces sustainable cooking symbol
The Michelin Guide has unveiled a new green clover symbol in its France guide to indicate restaurants with “commendable environmental practices”.
Restaurant with Pinotage vineyard gets first Michelin star
This year’s record-breaking Michelin Guide saw the most number of stars awarded, Manchester gain its first Michelin star in over 40 years and the second restaurant with a vineyard to be featured in the guide.