A nightclub entrepreneur aims to remix Chinese dining with Mans Market, a new speakeasy-style venue in Leeds that opened this month. Ray Chan, who grew up in a Chinese takeaway in the Leeds suburb Horsforth, founded the Candypants nightlife events outfit. Mans Market is his first foray into the food sector, and he promises a […]

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In the UK they are almost as ubiquitous as Starbucks or McDonald’s, now PizzaExpress will be rolled-out across China, following a £900m buyout by a Chinese private equity firm. The chain, founded in London’s Soho back in 1965, has more than 500 outlets across the country and has inspired the biggest European restaurant sector deal of […]

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