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Sunday 14 February 2016


Hirst and Hix to open Pharmacy2

Controversial British artist Damien Hirst has partnered with restaurateur Mark Hix on a reincarnation of his popular ‘90s Notting Hill restaurant Pharmacy.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Mystery over death of ‘world’s best’ chef

French chef Benoît Violier, whose three Michelin-starred Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville in Switzerland was named the “best in the world” in December, has been found dead at his home.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Pepsi to open cola-based cocktail bar

PepsiCo has announced plans for an experimental bar and restaurant named Kola House that will serve drinks based entirely around its cola brands.

Monday, February 1st, 2016 No Comments »

London restaurants to watch in 2016

With London now arguably the culinary capital of the world, we’ve rounded up 11 hotly anticipated restaurant openings you need to have on your radar this year.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Hawksmoor to open in World Trade Center

Popular London steakhouse chain Hawksmoor is to open a site in Tower 3 of the World Trade Center in New York designed by British architect Richard Rogers.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

London restaurants: Top 10 changes in 25 years

What are the 10 biggest changes to London’s restaurant wine business over the past 25 years? One seasoned salesman shares his views with db.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Restaurants embracing story telling trend

Dinner time and story time are becoming increasingly entwined as chefs and restaurateurs weave characters and narratives into their concepts.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Brits lap up sparkling wine as sales boom

Sparkling wine has experienced a 41% growth in on-trade sales in the last 12 weeks, more than any other alcohol category.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

db Eats: The Ivy Café Marylebone

db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to the latest Ivy spin-off to gorge on truffle arancini, chicken liver parfait and a decadent dark treacle tart.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

New London restaurant openings: November

A restaurant in an old gym, crab shack, temple to barbecue, high-end Japanese and the latest Ivy spin-off all feature in this month’s round-up.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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