Tonkotsu closes central London Japanese restaurant
Anzu on St. James’s Market will close after Tonkotsu finishes its 12-month ramen residency in its own Japanese restaurant on 31 January. At the same time, the fixtures and fittings from Anzu are being sold off in a “garage sale.” The residency is over, and Anzu, the restaurant, is closing.
Troubled national patisserie chain will close 70 sites
Patisserie Valerie will close 70 cafés immediately after going into administration. The collapse comes after serious fraud in its financial documents grossly misrepresented the capital available. [The Caterer]
Order Starbucks to your door, if you like
Starbucks will begin trialling coffee deliveries with Uber Eats at the end of this month. Even though 95 percent of the menu will be available, it’s going to be costly: the £2.50 delivery charge will double the price of a latte. What price convenience?
The team behind Eleven Madison Park will make London nice
Daniel Humm and Will Guidara’s first European restaurant will be at Claridge’s Hotel in Mayfair.
New Shoreditch bar promises “an unapologetic hot mess, with no judgment”
Tonight Josephine is now open on Hoxton Square. Here are some choice lines:
- “The ‘soup of the day’ is always champagne.”
- “Tonight Josephine offers a fun space where women (and men) can hit the dancefloor.”
- “Tonight Josephine is more than an Instagram backdrop, it has substance.”