Fantastic Foodies Festivals

Published March 24, 2014

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the Foodies Festivals see over 250,000 food fanatics arriving at one of the 9 carefully selected venues chosen to host these profound celebrations of our countries open minded approach to food and drink. This year welcomes a widespread assortment of top chefs, including; Steven Edwards and Adam Handling, winner […]

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Jamie Oliver to open Hong Kong Restaurant!

Published March 4, 2014

Jamie Oliver reveals plans to open a branch of his ‘Jamie’s Italian’ in Hong Kong, 6 years on from his first effort to entice the Chinese market which fell through after a year of trading. The new 200 seat restaurant, set up with local partner Big Cat Group, will be based in Causeway Bay and […]

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News from America – Optimism in spite of the weather!!


Driven by restaurant operators’ more optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the USA’s  National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) posted a modest gain in January.  The RPI – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry – stood at 100.7 in January, up 0.2 percent from December’s level […]

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Solo Dining

Published March 3, 2014

An increase in the number of people dining alone was first mentioned in the media during the middle of last year and with expectations that over 8 million Britons will be living alone by 2018, is solo dining set to become a trend? Shopping and cooking for one person can be quite expensive and unrewarding, so is […]

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