Mailbox Indico

28th August 2019   Indico, the Birmingham-based street food concept, is to open a second restaurant, in Birmingham’s Mailbox complex.  The restaurant will be located in the shopping centre’s canal-side food and drink area, offering northern Indian chaats, curries and vegetarian dishes.   Restaurateur Faheem Badhur opened in Shirley, near Solihull, three years ago.

CombiniCo Cash

22nd August 2019   The Korean-inspired fast casual brand CombiniCo, based in Scotland and backed by Salt Yard Group co-founder Sanja Moll, is halfway towards its £200,000 target on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. Founded last year by former University of St Andrews students Alex Longson and Juno Lee, CombiCo operates two sites – one of which is …

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Kolamba opening

19th July August   Kolamba, a Sri Lankan restaurant, is to open in Carnaby Street in London’s Soho.  Co owners Eroshen and Aushi Meewella grew up in Colombo and will serve dishes based on  recipes of their friends and family.  The venue will be inspired bythe Tropical Modernism movement, with greenery climbing the walls contrasting with …

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Free ads for Asian businesses

5th August 2019   The Asian Locals online business directory which claims to be creating a community bringing together families and friends before business, which it sees as the strength of the Asian way of life.  Asian Locals promises entrepreneurs a way to grow their businesses without incurring steep marketing costs. The directory runs on a well-designed website …

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Just Eat trials dynamic pricing

1st August 2019   Just Eat, the market place for takeaway food delivery, been trialling dynamic pricing in three UK cities.   Speaking after the company reported its half-year results, Peter Duffy, interim chief executive, said: “Dynamic pricing means we can change the delivery fee based on what we call lived-demand signals, these are the …

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Silk Road

28th July 2019   Wirral-based Silk Rd, the restaurant concept inspired by the Silk Road trail, is planning to build a seven-strong estate as it prepares to open a fourth site. Silk Rd has doubled its presence in Liverpool city by launching a in Hope Street on Wednesday to join its Beetham Plaza outlet. Founders Chris Williams and Javier …

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Tsaretta Spice

26th July 2019   An upmarket high-end Indian restaurant based in the French Alps has opened in the capital.  Tsaretta Spice has opened in Church Street, Twickenham.  The head chef is Yousuf Mohammed, previously has worked at London restaurants such as Dishoom and Tamarind. Tsaretta Spice’s lunchtime and afternoon menu features “Indian tapas” such as pepper-fried squid …

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