You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Sunday 21 December 2014

Restaurants

UK on-trade sales slip 3% in 12 months

While the UK’s off-trade saw a slight return to growth, sales at pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 3% in the last 12 months.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks calories printed on US menus

By November 2015 all US restaurants with more than 20 venues will be required to state the calorie content of drinks on their menus.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade sees 20th month of growth

UK on-trade sales rose again in November, but it was food rather than drink driving this growth, with London considerably more buoyant than the rest of the country.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 London brunch spots

From high-class cafés to sky-high dining rooms, we round up some of London’s top brunch spots, for when a cup of tea and a slice of toast just won’t do.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-premium Prosecco sales up 295%

On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

‘Ghost’ tube stops could be turned into bars

London tube stops, abandoned since the Second World War, could be turned into bars, if a UK businessman gets his way.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Mixologists are the new chefs

As the line between kitchen and bar continues to blur, mixologists are making cocktails with the same complexity and seasonality that chefs seek to instil in their dishes.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade slashes prices by 7.5%

Up to 15,000 UK pubs, bars and restaurants will today slash their food and drink prices by 7.5% as part of a campaign to persuade the government to cut VAT.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Sick’ death row restaurant suspended

A death row themed pop-up restaurant event has been suspended after its organisers were met with a barrage of complaints.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 2 Comments »

Gin set to top Christmas wishlist

Party classics like Champagne are forecast to play second fiddle to spirits this Christmas – most especially gin, according to UK market research.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Most Read

Top 10 gadget gifts for wine lovers

25th November, 2014 by Lauren Eads

French harvesters strip for nude calendar

3rd October, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 bizarre US drinking laws

18th November, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 drinks world records

21st October, 2014 by Neal Baker

Top winemakers to watch: Chile (20-11)

14th October, 2014 by db_staff

Top 10 biggest Champagne markets

23rd October, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 famous wine collectors

13th October, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 wine faux pas

19th November, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Harrods' top 10 bestsellers

22nd October, 2014 by Tom Bruce Gardyne

Top 10 Chilean winemakers to watch

16th October, 2014 by db_staff