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Saturday 20 December 2014

London

Top 10 London restaurants of 2014

With London now arguably the trend-setting culinary capital of the world, we round up the 10 most exciting restaurants of 2014 and their signature dishes.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Egg-themed restaurant opens in London

A self-confessed “egg pervert” has opened a restaurant in east London that puts the humble egg on a pedestal.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Broken corkscrew makes £40k at auction

A broken Victorian corkscrew made from pieces of old London Bridge has been bought for £40,000 at an auction in Essex, over 100 times its asking price.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bourgogne Week comes to London

Next month will see the UK’s first official “Bourgogne Week”, with Burgundy-themed events in London to coincide with the region’s 2013 vintage launch.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Knock sets out Philglas & Swiggot future

Justin Knock MW has hailed the independent retail sector as “one of the biggest success areas” for the UK wine trade in recent years.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine merchant Philglas & Swiggot sold

London-based independent wine merchant Philglas & Swiggot has been acquired by a group of investors in the wine trade including Justin Knock MW.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Abandoned toilet turned into cocktail bar

The brother of Razorlight singer Johnny Borrell is set to open a cocktail bar in an abandoned public toilet.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Restaurateur buys major stake in OW Loeb

Marlon Abela, owner of two Michelin-starred London restaurant The Greenhouse, has acquired a controlling stake in UK independent wine merchant OW Loeb.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Bar gives perfect riposte to homophobic email

The owner of a London bar cancelled an “international car brand’s” Christmas party after receiving an email from the company asking if it was a “gay bar”.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 4 Comments »

Methuselah of beer on sale in London

One of just six, six-litre bottles of beer worth £800 has gone on sale in London.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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