Consumer spend in hotels, restaurants and bars increased 2.5% year-on-year in July 2018, according to the Visa UK Consumer Spending Index, a more modest jump compared to the 5.4% in June.

The National Pizza Awards is back for 2018 to find the best pizza in the UK.

On its 10th birthday, Benito’s Hat has revealed that it has secured £1m of investment to fund a three-year growth plan in London and throughout the UK.

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Inside Eating Out: M

The 2018 edition of Inside Eating Out continues with M founder Martin Williams discussing member benefits and growth opportunities in a challenging market.

Inside Eating Out: Gusto

Gusto managing director Matt Snell discusses revamping the menu, increasing out-of-restaurant sales and pausing expansion as he settles into the company, in this year’s edition of Inside Eating Out.

Street Feast expands with Hawker Union

Street Feast has expanded its portfolio with the launch of its sixth permanent site Hawker Union.

High streets overrun with chains, say consumers

Half of UK people are concerned that their local high street is being taken over by restaurant and fast food chains, according to new research by GoKart.

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Despite the increasing volume of vegans and vegetarians, restaurant chefs are still giving power to the protein in land and water.

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