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From brisket to beef tartare, here are the best things the CODE team ate this week

Published 5 August 2022

Bar Crispin  This is a place you can spend a whole evening, lingering over the small plates menu and digging …

The Laughing Heart has closed

Published 3 August 2022

Hackney wine bar, restaurant and music venue The Laughing Heart has closed indefinitely, its founder Charlie Mellor has confirmed. Sunday …

Rafael Cagali to open Elis, Da Terra’s ‘relaxed’ sister restaurant

Published 1 August 2022

The Brazilian chef Rafael Cagali is opening a second restaurant, Elis, in Bethnal Green this autumn, building on the success …

CODE meets Greg Wells, founder of London Craft Beer Festival

Published 1 August 2022

London Craft Beer Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary at Tobacco Dock this August. We sat down with founder Greg Wells …

Monday Bulletin: Bánh mís arrive at Arcade Food Hall, and Sheffield’s newest ‘grocerant’

Published 1 August 2022

Catch up on the latest industry news stories of the week from the CODE Bulletin Shöp Exclusive: Sheffield’s husband and wife duo …

Exclusive: JÖRO duo to open ‘grocerant’ concept in Sheffield

Published 31 July 2022

Sheffield’s husband and wife team Luke French and Stacey Sherwood-French told CODE their first retail operation will be a ‘grocerant’, …

From scallops to soufflé, here are the best things the CODE team ate this week

Published 29 July 2022

The Pem  An indulgent evening started at The Savoy for champagne and oysters and finished at Sally Abé’s Westminster restaurant …

Orange is the new wine: the skin contact bottles to try this summer

Published 28 July 2022

Fifteen years ago, nobody was drinking orange wine, right? Most of us had never heard of it, tasted it, and …

Roji is London’s newest omakase counter

Published 27 July 2022

A new ten-seat omakase counter opened in Mayfair last week. Roji is led by husband-and-wife duo Tamas Naszai (ex-Sake No Hana) …

Adam Hyman: ‘What does the 50 best restaurants list actually mean?’

Published 25 July 2022

Last Monday evening in a near-40 degree London, 1,000 chefs, restaurateurs and journalists gathered at Old Billingsgate Market for the …

Monday Bulletin: Taca Tacos finds a permanent home and Manchester has a new butty shop

Published 25 July 2022

Catch up on the latest industry news stories of the week from the CODE Bulletin Taca Tacos South London Mexican street …

Brazil star Alberto Landgraf to open first restaurant in London

Published 24 July 2022

One of Brazil’s most celebrated chefs, Alberto Landgraf, is opening a restaurant in London later this year – his first …

From Somerset to Southwark, here are the best things the CODE team ate this week

Published 22 July 2022

The Camberwell Arms  There are many things I love about The Camberwell Arms. For starters, the assortment of clientele it …

Peg in Hackney to permanently close

Published 21 July 2022

Hackney restaurant Peg, from the team behind P.Franco and Bright, will close this week after more than three years of …

The Ninth forced to temporarily close after fire

Published 21 July 2022

Neighbourhood Fitzrovia restaurant The Ninth has closed following a ‘serious fire’ on Wednesday morning.  The cause of the fire is …

Monday bulletin: West Country parmos and JKS’ next Thai restaurant

Published 18 July 2022

Catch up on the latest industry news stories of the week from the CODE Bulletin Exclusive: West Country parmos The publicans …

Exclusive: Max Halley to launch parmo concept at his West Country pubs

Published 18 July 2022

The publicans Max Halley and Ethan Davis will launch a new parmo concept on Wednesday, first at their newly taken …

JKS and Luke Farrell to open Thai restaurant in Soho

Published 17 July 2022

The chef Luke Farrell and JKS Restaurants will open a second Thai restaurant in Soho in September.  Speedboat Bar will …

The madness of Miznon (is good)

Published 15 July 2022

Ten minutes after opening for the first time, Miznon, a restaurant on Broadwick Street in Soho, is packed. Mike (from …

From Miro to Miznon, here are the best things the CODE team ate this week

Published 15 July 2022

Scott’s Mayfair  It’s long been a favourite Mayfair spot of mine and it was good to be back at this …

Sessions, a new food hall, is coming to Islington

Published 15 July 2022

The former Deliveroo MD Dan Warne will open a new food hall called Sessions in London next month.   Described as …

As Bristol’s Casamia closes, casual neighbour Paco Tapas expands

Published 15 July 2022

Paco Tapas, little sister to Bristol’s acclaimed restaurant Casamia, is more than doubling its capacity two months after chef-patron Peter …

Exclusive: Zeren Wilson to open new wine shop in Kent

Published 14 July 2022

A new wine bar, the John Dory Wine Shop and Tasting Room, is opening in the seaside town of Sandgate …

Mark Hix to close Dorset pub The Fox Inn

Published 13 July 2022

Mark Hix will permanently close his Dorset pub The Fox Inn in July after only 18 months of trading.  Hix …

100 Most Influential Women in Hospitality 2022

Published 13 July 2022

Sponsored by Welcome to CODE’s 100 Most Influential Women in Hospitality 2022. We are delighted bring together a lineup of …

Josh Barrie: ‘We must close hospitality’s north-south divide’

Published 11 July 2022

When it comes to food, as with so many things in Britain, there is too much of a disconnect between …

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