Restaurants

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    Interviews

    Gary Usher: ‘It’s annoying not understanding things on the menu’

    2019-08-23T07:11:00Z

    Ahead of a documentary tracking the opening of his fifth restaurant in Prescot, the founder of Elite Bistros talks to Food Spark’s Tom Lee about the pros and cons of cookery shows, simplifying menus and the many uses of a konro grill.

  • Wingstop
    News

    Wingstop announces second site

    2019-08-21T07:52:00Z

    Wingstop, the global wing concept, has announced its second UK site will open in Dalston Kingsland High Street. 

  • Reubens
    News

    S Group founder takes on Reubens site

    2019-08-20T07:29:00Z

    Lee Landau, the restauranteur behind Jewish restaurant group S Group, has acquired the former site of kosher restaurant Reubens in the West End, as the business looks to expand.

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    News

    Franco Manca lines up Aldgate site

    2019-08-15T06:59:00Z

    Franco Manca looks set to open a further London restaurant, in Aldgate, MCA understands.

  • Claw
    News

    Claw to close Kingly Street

    2019-08-13T07:46:00Z

    Claw, the crab-focussed restaurant backed by former theatre producer and entrepreneur Phil Cameron, is closing its Kingly Street site.

  • Dough and Co
    News

    Dough&Co secures third site

    2019-08-13T07:46:00Z

    Wood-fired pizza specialist Dough&Co has secured a third site, in Bishops Stortford.

  • Cafe Interior Bar
    Opinion

    MCA Introduces… Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly

    2019-08-09T07:34:00Z

    Last month saw the opening of Hard Rock International’s new flagship European café in London’s Piccadilly Circus. MCA deputy editor Georgi Gyton spoke to area vice president Stefano Pandin about the new modern vision for the brand and how it has stood the test of time since its launch in 1971.

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    News

    Gusto launches new rewards programme

    2019-08-09T07:32:00Z

    Italian restaurant business Gusto has launched a new loyalty programme called Gusto Gold Rewards.

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    News

    Indico heading for The Mailbox

    2019-08-09T07:32:00Z

    Indian street food concept Indico has secured a unit at The Mailbox in Birmingham, its second iteration from multiple operator Faheem Badur.

  • Shake Shack
    News

    Shake Shack operator posts £6.6m loss

    2019-08-07T07:56:00Z

    Shake Shack UK’s operator Diverse Dining Ltd has posted a loss for the year to 31 December 2018, of £6.6m – an improvement on the £7.7m loss reported for the previous year.