The Lucky Onion group, owned by Superdry founder Julian Dunkerton, dominates Cheltenham the way Jeremy Mogford’s restaurants dominate Oxford. They do so very efficiently. Try the restaurant at boutique hotel 131. It’s solid bistro food: there’s the likes of devilled whitebait to start, followed by lamb rump with salsa verde or whole roast wood pigeon. Hearty stuff ( theluckyonion.com ).
A report by administrators ators for Jamie Oliver’s failed d restaurant Barbecoa reveals creditors are owed around £3m. But the business has less than this in assets. The administrators therefore expect ‘the value of the creditor’s fund may be in the region of £38,863’. Thus, for every £1 they are owed, creditors will see 1p. Jamie Oliver Holdings has made funds available to settle ettle the claims of the 166 6 staff made redundant.
Sutton and Sons, an n east London fish and chip p shop, is to turn one of its outlets in Hackney entirely vegan. Banana blossom marinated arinated in seaweed will be used sed in place of fish, alongside gside vegan battered sausages sages ( suttonandsons.co.uk uk ).