PizzaExpress has announced further reopening dates for over 150 more of its pizzerias across the UK. 71 restaurants will reopen on Thursday 30 July and an additional 88 on Thursday 6 August. These next phases of PizzaExpress’ reopening plan follow successful ‘test and learn’ trials of delivery, click-and-collect and dine-in services at selected pizzerias since […]

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Olle, London W1 Jay Rayner for The Observer became the living window display he has so often admired when he dined at Olle, a Korean barbeque joint on Shaftesbury Avenue. The menu at Olle will be “broadly familiar” to those have tended to their own hotplate before – here, “they just do it very well” […]

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This week there’s been quite the hubbub about a new Channel 4 documentary series Tricks of the Restaurant Trade that claims to be ‘lifting the lid’ on restaurant industry secrets. The programme, which aired on Tuesday 19 January, discussed how many UK chains (like PizzaExpress, Leon and Frankie & Benny’s) use pre-prepared food from centralised kitchens and […]

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