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JKS Six Month Rule

21st April 2022 Jyotin Sethi, co-founder of JKS Restaurants, has said it takes three to six months for the business, which backs the likes of Bao, Berenjak and Hoopers, to decide whether a new concept will work. Sethi was referring to the group’s relaunch of the Arcade Food Hall in London’s Centre Point, which features …

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MoMoMo Opening

19th April 2022 Tibetan street food concept MoMoMo, which launched last year with a restaurant in Houndsditch in East London, is opening another London site. The concept, which sees steamed dumplings filled with vegetables, meat and traditional spices – popular in Tibet, Nepal, India and Bhutan – will open at 1 Charlotte Place, Fitzrovia with …

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Thaikhun Cooking Classes

9th March 2022 Family-owned Thai restaurant in Manchester has re-launched its live cookery masterclasses for participants to learn how to cook their favourite Thai dishes. The cookery masterclasses¸ which will be located within the main area of the restaurant, will bring guests together to learn how to cook authentic Thai dishes. Running every Sunday, the …

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National Laverbread Day

4th March 2022 The Pembrokeshire Beach Food Company has declared 14th April as National Laverbread Day, a new national day dedicated to the joys of laverbread – a traditional Welsh seaweed delicacy. Laverbread is the cooked version of ‘laver’ – porphyra seaweed – a diaphanous red algae found abundantly along Wales’ rocky coastline. Cooked for …

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Bombay Delight Wimbledon

2nd March 2022 London-based chef Ajay Chaurasia has opening a second Indian restaurant in the capital. Chaurasia has teamed up business partner Ram Singh to launch Bombay Delight in Wimbledon. The Broadway venue seats up to 120 covers and have a bar area and large private dining room. The menu features a number of lesser-known, …

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Wong Kar

1st March 2022 Madina Kazhimova and Anna Dolgushina, who operate the Asian restaurant Wong Kar Wine in St Petersburg Russia, expect to make their UK restaurant debut this spring. The pair are set to open Firebird in Poland Street in Soho, which used to house Mexican restaurant Corazon before it closed last year. Firebird will …

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