Happy with the new Gambling Act? Don’t bet on it.
Hospitality representatives have attacked the “preposterous” fees that operators will have to pay to license their premises.
Also taking a gamble, according to the marketing experts, is Conran Restaurants, which has renamed as D&D London after last year’s takeover.
A green age? Well maybe on the plate.
Burger chain from yesteryear, Wimpy, is set to be “re-energised” by new owners Famous Brands.
Hopefully their efforts will go under the radar with the Prince of Wales who had a pop at the Big Mac this week while on an official tour at a Diabetes Centre in Abu Dhabi.
Be-speckled meaty man Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has launched his own crusade against “bullying” supermarkets.
Every little helps.
The BBC’s Saturday Kitchen felt the heat itself this week as it became embroiled in the TV phone-in scandal that sprung into life via Channel 4’s Richard & Judy a few weeks back.
And while The Old Course hotel in St Andrews became Scottish Hotel of the year, as the industry at large said a fond farewell to one of its greats, Lord Forte, who died aged 98.