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Only a curry will do for Ozzy!

Only a curry will do for Ozzy!

February 18, 2014 No Comments

Former rocker and reality TV star, Ozzy Osbourne, demanded to be served a curry even though he was in an Italian restaurant! He was with wife Sharon, and other friends, at the C branch of the Cipriani restaurant chain in London. Not impressed with the menu he repeatedly asked for a curry, which in the ...

Cook & Indi’s keeps on growing

Cook & Indi’s keeps on growing

February 18, 2014 No Comments

Cook and Indi’s World Buffet, the fast expanding restaurant chain, has opened its latest outlet in Johnstone, in the West of Scotland. This is the fifth in the chain and caters for 200 diners. Cook and Indi’s World Buffet offers five different cuisines – Indian, Japanese, Sushi, Chinese and Italian – and over 100 dishes. ...

Prime Minister David Cameron applauds British-made curry heading to South Asia

Counting down to British Curry Awards 2013

October 3, 2013 No Comments

The clock is ticking to the ninth annual British Curry Awards, which will take place on Monday 25th November at The Battersea Evolution in London. This year will be bigger and better than ever with a new theme promised and a spectacular show being developed by director and producer, Justine Ali. Details are being kept ...

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TripAdvisor row chef fights his corner

TripAdvisor row chef fights his corner

October 3, 2013 No Comments

When a diner felt aggrieved by the level of service and quality of food at a Berkshire restaurant, he decided to post his feelings, and some words of advice, in an anonymous online complaint on TripAdvisor. However owner Kiren Puri replied, mounting a staunch defence of his staff and accusing the customer of being a ...

Cheltenham restaurants call for immigration action

Cheltenham restaurants call for immigration action

October 3, 2013 No Comments

Restaurant owners in Cheltenham have called on the Government to loosen its immigration policy to address what is being described as a ‘curry crisis’ for businesses in the town. An inability to employ workers from India and other parts of Asia means the quality of food and customer service is being put in jeopardy it ...

UKBA defends policies

UKBA defends policies

October 3, 2013 No Comments

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has defended its current policies and actions, arguing that it is building a better immigration system which works in the national interest. The organisation, now part of the Home Office, says it is developing a system that is supporting the UK economy by welcoming the ‘brightest and the best’ and ...

Hot new sponsor for football team

Hot new sponsor for football team

October 3, 2013 No Comments

Junior football side Bollington United has signed a sponsorship deal with the Cheshire town’s local curry restaurant, The Viceroy. The under-nines team picked their favourite curries to have on their shirts and so popular dishes such as Tikka, Jalfrezie, Bhuna and Kurma feature on the back of the boys shirts, along with their names, while ...

London restaurant closes its doors after four decades

London restaurant closes its doors after four decades

October 3, 2013 No Comments

The Meghna Grill in South Woodford, North East London, is shutting down after being in business for around 40 years. Mazir Uddin, now 78 years old , opened the restaurant in 1972, a few years after he moved to the UK. Mr Uddin recently retired and nephews Abdul Hassan and Ahmed Sharif, who have been ...

Cameron knocks back VAT campaign

Cameron knocks back VAT campaign

October 3, 2013 No Comments

The Prime Minister David Cameron has dashed hopes that the Government might agree to an early VAT cut to help struggling businesses in the hospitality sector, including restaurants. He admitted that the sector has made a good case for reducing VAT, but he ruled out any possibility of a lower rate in the foreseeable future. ...

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