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Asian Curry Awards Shortlist

4th October   Asian Curry Awards Shortlist Announced Ahead of National Curry Week Yawar Khan, Chairman, ACF   The eagerly-awaited shortlist for this year’s Asian Curry Awards has been announced ahead of National Curry Week (7th to 13th October).  Top London fine dining London venues listed include: Benares, Darjeeling Express, Hakkasan, Indian Accent, Quilion, Veersawamy …

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Ketoscan diet aid launched

25th September 2019   AlcoDigital – the UK’s leading supplier of breathalysers – has announced the launch of the world’s first cartridge-based, real-time fat burning monitoring device to the UK market – the Ketoscan Mini.   The pocket-sized device, which is ideal for optimising diet plans and exercise programmes, including the keto diet, works by …

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Edinburgh Tattu

23rd September 2019   Contemporary Chinese restaurant group Tattu  is to open an Edinburgh site – its fourth to date.  Opening in October the 140-cover split-level restaurant will occupy the ground and basement level of the newly refurbished Mint Building in West Register Street.   Tattu Edinburgh will pay homage to the relationship between “traditional …

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Tiverton Nawab

23rd September 2019   Tiverton-based Indian restaurant operator Maroof Ahmed has opened his third in the Devon town.  Ahmed has launched Nawab in Bridge Street in a premises formerly occupied by restaurant Ma Karm Thai. He decided to open a second site in Tiverton because his other restaurant – The Ganges in Bampton Street – …

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North East Namaste

22nd September 2019   North east-based Namaste Indian Restaurant & Kings Prosecco Lounge is to open its second site.  The concept currently operates a restaurant in King George Road in South Shields. It is launching in Gateshead at The Marquis of Granby pub, which closed earlier this year. The Sunniside property is being transformed and, like …

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Alan Yau Triple Launch

19th September 2019   Wagamama founder Alan Yau is to return to London next year; opening three sites, including a Docklands restaurant he likens to a “Chinese river cafe”.   Yau, who is also behind fine dining landmarks such as Hakkasan and Yauatcha, hasn’t been directly involved in the capital’s dining scene since he pulled …

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