The owner of Yo! Sushi is battling rival private equity firms to acquire Byron, the upmarket burger chain, for £100m.
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Wednesday 25 July 2012
Restaurant critics routinely award points for "ambience," which can mean anything from parquet flooring to the number of yummy mummies in the room. Human chatter almost always makes for good ambience, an index of conviviality the patron has somehow contrived. But when does restaurant buzz become unacceptable noise?
Tuesday 24 July 2012
The recent bout of rainy weather, combined with the lure of the Euro 2012 soccer championships on television, helped lift profits at Domino's Pizza.
Saturday 21 July 2012
Predicting a No 1 song used to be a mug's game. But today a team of data experts and computer geeks will generate a scientific model which promises to help EMI's star acts craft the perfect hit.
Sunday 08 July 2012
If you've got friends coming round, don't order out for food, says Bill Granger: instead, throw a pizza party – and then allow everyone to let rip
Monday 02 July 2012
Sunday 24 June 2012
Euro 2012 has seen a return to old values after years of chronic failure
Friday 22 June 2012
Bottura is possibly the most influential figure in the new generation of Italian chefs. His avant-garde approach has seen his Modena restaurant, Osteria Francescana, win three Michelin stars and come 5th in the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. He sits on the board of Ferran Adrià's Basque Culinary Centre.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
It's back! Hot off the stone, our occasional look at crimes against pizza.
Sunday 20 May 2012
Sunday 06 May 2012
Monday 23 April 2012
There's a rash of abominable dishes being served up in the name of pizza. But, asks Will Dean, whoever thought it needed reinventing anyway?
Monday 16 April 2012
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Bleary-eyed viewers tuning in to BBC Breakfast this morning might not have noticed much difference in the set or in the line-up of presenters (Bill Turnbull is still on the sofa). But, nonetheless, today represents a change for the programme, as it will now be broadcast from the BBC's shiny studios at MediaCityUK in Salford, Manchester.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Take a cow. Chop it into pieces. Sell the immediately edible bits to supermarkets, ship its hide to a handbag factory, and send leftover bones and internal organs to some sort of rendering plant.
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