One of the latest additions to OpenTable Dublin is Piglet Wine Bar in Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Piglet was born in June 2016 in the location where La Dolce Vita, an Italian trattoria, previously resided. Cow’s Lane is a great location, tucked away from the more bustling streets of Temple Bar, with jewelers, […]
Tipping. It’s an issue that’s gripped the industry for as long as we all remember. For a lot of restaurateurs, the stigma associated with tips and where they go is something they can live with. For others that may want to change the traditional tronc system, there’s the fear things will only get worse for […]
Christian Puglisi. A name you may (or may not) have heard of. Up until the Danish (but Italian-born) Michelin starred chef opened his first restaurant in Denmark, his most impressive achievement was that he’d been through the prestigious kitchens of both Noma and elBulli. But then, in 2010, he opened his own venture: Relae. Six […]
Opening up your own restaurant undoubtedly comes with challenges, but starting a business abroad adds a significant number of issues to those challenges in the first place. OpenTable has caught up with three British restaurateurs who all have one thing in common: they successfully sell British cuisine in Germany.
“It’s our job and we love what we do,” says Salvatore Scavuzzo, general manager of Al Forno Putney in London, specialising in Sicilian and Italian dishes. Last year, it succeeded in being the most consistent restaurant on the UK network to top the ‘child-friendly’ Diners’ Choice list. Diners’ Choice lists recognise outstanding restaurants in numerous […]