Austarlian all-day restaurant Milk Beach Soho

Austarlian all-day restaurant Milk Beach Soho

What: ​The second site for modern Australian all-day dining brand Milk Beach following on from the success of its debut restaurant in London’s Queen’s Park. Who:​ Milk Beach’s founder is Sydney-born Elliot Milne who had a background in law, finance and energy prior to entering the world of restaurants. Before moving to London, Milne lived … Read more

Best High-End Reservations to Book in Los Angeles This Fall

Best High-End Reservations to Book in Los Angeles This Fall

As summer comes to a theoretical close, people are craving something different, something more than shorts and shellfish by the sea. We’re on the hunt for unique experiences, more buttoned-up occasions, an excuse to go out and celebrate something special. There are new restaurants filling in that niche, tasting menus and pop-ups, supper clubs and … Read more

Trio of Asian concepts launch in London’s Chinatown

Trio of Asian concepts launch in London’s Chinatown

The 80-cover, 1,500sq ft restaurant and café has opened on Shaftesbury Avenue and takes inspiration from the traditional Hong Kong tearooms that originated in the 1950s. Menu items include traditional Hongkongese favourites, such as Wonton Noodle Soup, Pork Chop Pineapple Bun, and Volcano Egg on Rice, alongside snacks and variations of the region’s famous milk … Read more

Ramen restaurant group Kanada-Ya Ealing to open at the end of the month

Ramen restaurant group Kanada-Ya Ealing to open at the end of the month

Kanada-Ya Ealing will launch on 30 September and will be located on New Broadway within the Filmworks development. The new opening will be the brand ’s first site within a purpose-built development. The 1,571sq ft restaurant will have space for 60 covers with 14 additional spaces outside, and will feature an open plan kitchen. It will open … Read more

Mriya Ukrainian chef Yurii Kovryzhenko and his partner Olga Tsybytovska have launched their first restaurant venture in London’s Chelsea,

Mriya Ukrainian chef Yurii Kovryzhenko and his partner Olga Tsybytovska have launched their first restaurant venture in London’s Chelsea,

What:​ A self-described Ukrainian ‘neo bistro’ that’s just launched on Brompton Road in London’s Chelsea. Called Mriya, which translates to mean ‘dream’ in Ukrainian, the restaurant is intended to become a ‘cultural embassy’ of Ukraine in London, showcasing its food, design, art and drink. Who: ​Mriya is the first restaurant venture from prominent Ukrainian chef Yurii Kovryzhenko and his partner Olga Tsybytovska, … Read more

Adult-only immersive fairground concept Fairgame to launch at London’s Canary Wharf

Adult-only immersive fairground concept Fairgame to launch at London’s Canary Wharf

Set to open its doors on 4 October, Fairgame’s launch follows four years of development and will feature redesigned versions of games including whac-a-mole; roll-a-ball derby; duck shoot; and water gun clown. Every game will be hooked up to RFID wristband tech so that players can log scores, track leader boards, and battle it out to … Read more

Incipio acquires former Aster site in London Victoria Nova for new wet-led concept The Palm House

Incipio acquires former Aster site in London Victoria Nova for new wet-led concept The Palm House

The Palm House will house space for 400 guests across two floors, and take inspiration from Cuba and Miami’s clubhouses of the 1930’s. The space will comprise several drinking and dining spaces, with a Miami clubhouse on the ground floor and an ‘immersive’ Cuban hangout residing upstairs complete with a dedicated daiquiri bar. It will also feature two private … Read more

Best Things to Do in Los Angeles This Week: August 15-18, 2022

Best Things to Do in Los Angeles This Week: August 15-18, 2022

Photo courtesy of Beauty & Essex Between triple-digit heat and packed events, we won’t blame you if you prefer to skip the busy weekend action in LA and head out during the week when things are a little more chill. This week cuts through the monotony with a wine-focused happy hour that’s extending through the … Read more

Döner Shack lines up first London opening with wider plans for rollout in the capital

Döner Shack lines up first London opening with wider plans for rollout in the capital

Spread across two floors, the 3,000sq ft site is located on Baker Street and will hold 40 covers inside with a further eight seats available outside.  It will join Döner Shack’s already existing sites in Leeds, Manchester and Leicester.  With a 15-year lease on the property, the brand is now developing its first innovation store with ‘state-of-the-art … Read more

Zandi brothers to open Riviera on former Sake no Hana site

Zandi brothers to open Riviera on former Sake no Hana site

Emerald Hospitality Group will launch southern French restaurant Riviera at the location in November following an extensive refurbishment. The restaurant will have space for 170 covers inside with an additional 35 on its outdoor terrace. “This is a very exciting launch. Arian and I have a deep appreciation for the south of France, a region … Read more