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Papa John's smashes Guinness World Records title for most people tossing pizza dough

Papa John's smashes Guinness World Records title for most people tossing pizza dough

Central London was covered in flour and dough as Papa John’s staff broke a Guiness World Records title to celebrate the launch of the pizza chain’s 300th store in the UK.

Yorkshire and the North East lead Britain’s love of the great British pub

Yorkshire and the North East lead Britain’s love of the great British pub

Despite the shrinkage in size of the pub industry over the past decade, the great British pub remains a quintessential part of the national identity.

Nam Long launches the Opium Den

Nam Long launches the Opium Den

A restaurant unlike any other, Nam Long Le Shaker has, for nearly three decades, been at the forefront of London’s night scene, making headlines all over the world with its Flaming Ferraris and celebrity diners.

Half of milk-drinking Brits are willing to pay more than £1 for 4 pints

Half of milk-drinking Brits are willing to pay more than £1 for 4 pints

Retailer price wars have seen the average price paid for milk fall in recent years and consumers can now pick up for a four pint bottle for as little as 89p.

Survey shows the wood-fired cooking revolution is underway

Survey shows the wood-fired cooking revolution is underway

Just one month before Britain’s first Wood-Fired Oven Sunday (July 5), it has been revealed that the wood-fired cooking revolution is well and truly underway in Britain.

Millennials too posh to picnic?

Families are keeping the modern British picnic alive and kicking reveals a new survey, which shows two thirds of picnics are enjoyed with the family. However, millennials (18 – 24 year olds) are resisting the urge to follow tradition with only 29% picnicking annually compared to 41% of Brits aged over 25.

Social Wine & Tapas opens on James Street in Marylebone

Social Wine & Tapas opens on James Street in Marylebone

The Social Company and executive sommelier, Laure Patry, has opened Social Wine & Tapas on James Street in Marylebone, London.

Britain's love affair with beer grows

Britain's love affair with beer grows

Britons are a nation of beer lovers with almost half (48%) stating they love drinking beer with over two fifths (45%) preferring to drink beer to wine.

Alfresco dining at D&D London restaurants

Alfresco dining at D&D London restaurants

Revamped and ready for sunshine, D&D’s summer terraces are the perfect spots for outdoor dining in London. During the summer months, guests can drink in the views of the capital atop the roof terrace of South Place Hotel’s Angler restaurant and French bistro Orrery, dine riverside at Le Pont de la Tour and kick back with an outdoor barbeque at pop-up terraces from Old Bengal Bar and Fish Market.

No Corkage at Saltwood on the Green

Saltwood on the Green restaurant, which is just a few miles from the EuroTunnel terminal and Kent ferry ports, has introduced ‘No Corkage Wednesday’ to entice those of us looking to taking advantage of the current strength of sterling against the euro.

Baking bread: The nation’s favourite smell

Baking bread: The nation’s favourite smell

Bread that has just been baked, sizzling bacon and freshly cut grass are among the nation’s favourite smells, a study has revealed.

El Patron announces London's first Mexican brunch party

El Patron announces London's first Mexican brunch party

After a hugely successful opening earlier this year, the Latino-inspired bar & restaurant, El Patron, will again be shaking things up, with the launch of London’s first Mexican brunch parties.

The pizza capital of the UK revealed

The pizza capital of the UK revealed

The argument has finally been settled – residents of Oxford have been revealed as the nation’s biggest pizza lovers, according to a new study.

London workers are choosing to dine ‘al desko’ due to their heavy workload

London workers are choosing to dine ‘al desko’ due to their heavy workload

Over half (69%) of London workers feel the weight of their workload is too great to justify a full hour long lunch break, a new study has revealed.

Southbank gets a taste of Malaysia this spring

Southbank gets a taste of Malaysia this spring

Enjoy a taste of Malaysia this spring at the second annual Malaysia Kitchen Spring Market taking place this bank holiday weekend on the 2nd and 3rd May in London.