Dream Xi’an

11th March 2024 The chef behind Master Wei and Xi’an Impression has opened a third restaurant, Dream Xi’an in Tower Bridge, which specialises in food from Shaanxi, a landlocked province in central China known for its hand-pulled noodles. Chef and co-founder Guirong Weiream said Dream Xi’an is a much bigger space and so allows her […]

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Kolamba East Spitalfields

10th March 2024 Kolamba founders Eroshan and Aushi Meewella will open Kolamba East in Spitalfields this spring, following the Soho original which opened in 2019. The second restaurant will showcase Sri Lankan home cooking and focus on the dishes Eroshan and Aushi enjoyed as children, with recipes that from the communities of Sinhalese, Tamil, Moor,

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Devina adds to non-alcoholic range

10th March 2024 Non-alcoholic drinks company has added three new halal friendly sparkling drinks, Pineapple & Coconut, Mango Drink, and Peach to its range including Red Grape, White Grape, Mango and Strawberry, which pair exceptionally well with spicy food. Offering “fantastic profit margins”, Devina drinks are “perfect for celebrations and diners will love the experience

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Intercontinental London Park Lane Ramadan Iftar Menu

7th March 2024 To mark the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, the Wellington Lounge at the InterContinental London Park Lane is launching rotating Iftar set menus, available every evening from 6.30pm between 10th March – 11th April.  Menus will rotate with feast featuring dishes ranging from starters of Fattoush chicken salad; and a Trio of cold mezze with classic hummus, stuffed vine leaves and labneh,

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Third Nanoon

30th January 2023 Persian restaurant group Naroon has opened a third London site. The original Naroon in Fitzrovia has moved to a location space more than double its size across the road at in Great Titchfield Street, triple its covers and a much larger kitchen, allowing for an expanded menu. The team has also turned

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Butter Chicken Legal Wrangle

25th January 2023 Butter chicken (Murgh Makhani), one of India’s best-known dishes and a global favourite, is at the centre of an extraordinary curry war in India. Two rival restaurant chains are seeking a legal ruling over who invented the recipe for the signature dish. The dispute has gone national in India, with television stations covering

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Halal Guys Expansion

24th January 2024 US street food brand The Halal Guys is looking to new openings outside of London as it seeks to expand to 50-plus UK sites. The business, which has more than 100 sites globally, opened its second site here in November, in Wood Green, north London. It debuted in the UK in March

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