The latest in a long list of meat Meccas to hit London’s dining scene, ‘M’ is luring in the city-slickers with its wallet-busting wine and wagyu.
The UK’s major on-trade outlets saw like-for-like sales edge up 1.6% in February, continuing a near two-year trend of post-recession growth, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.
A Thai restaurant has been named “The S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia” at Asia’s 50 best restaurant awards in which nine Hong Kong restaurants were also listed.
Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.
A pop-up cocktail bar featuring live owls has removed alcohol from its menu due to concerns over animal welfare.
Starbucks has launched its “evenings” programme in the UK, which will see the coffee chain offer a range of wine and craft beers to customers after 4pm.
Cocktail bars are set to be installed at a number of Pizza Hut restaurants as part of a bid to tap into the young adult market.
British airports have been told to impose tougher restrictions on alcohol sales in the departure lounge following a surge in “air rage” incidents.
Alcohol brands in the UK on-trade must play by this set of rules to stand out and win with drinkers, according to Sean Kelly, on-trade specialist at marketing agency Space.
Spending on cheaper wine in restaurants has dropped almost 10% in the last year, while high-end sparkling wine sales are soaring.
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