2018 is already looking like the end for many franchises. At the very beginning of the year, Strada announced the closing of close to half its UK sites. In its wake, Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group is currently considering the future of 30 of its restaurants, while Byron is seeking a 45% layoff from its landlords […]
There has been a noticeable change in restaurant reservation times in recent years. Dee Laffan chats to Denise McBrien, General Manager of Old Street Restaurant in Malahide, County Dublin about this dining pattern and the reasons behind earlier dining hours.
There has been a steady rise in the number of people dining out on Christmas Day and due to the increase in demand, there are now lots of options available on the big day. Dee Laffan takes a look at why this is happening and what kind of packages are on offer.
Here’s an interesting quote by Leonard Woolf, Virginia’s husband. ‘It is surprising how much one can produce in a year, whether of buns or books or pots or pictures,’ it goes. ‘If one works professionally for three and a half hours everyday.’
This month, Manna celebrates its 50th birthday. The country’s oldest – or so they say – vegan restaurant is a pillar to West London’s meat-free constituency. And certainly, its longevity suggests it’s still doing something right.