Diners: have strong preferences when it comes to their dining experience

Diners prefer a window seat

By Michelle Perrett

Two-thirds (61%) of diners prefer to sit near a window when eating out, new research from OpenTable has revealed.

Pie chart: what do consumers want in their pie?

Food trends for 2018 – what do customers want?

By Nicholas Robinson

Diners are more willing to go solo and dine out alone, with more than three quarters of those asked in new research claiming to find eating without a partner socially acceptable.

Sizzle time: the Big Sausage Week celebrates the pork product

How to make the most of Great British Sausage Week

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser’s sister title Meat Trades Journal is running The Big Sausage Week from 31 October to 6 November and pubs should get involved to make some porky profits.

Eagle eye: a customer spotted the rat in the pub

Roadworks blamed for rat in JDW pub

By Nikkie Sutton

Roadworks have been blamed for a rat being spotted in a Kent pub, just two months after maggots fell from its ceiling.

Joining together: the merger is on track to complete early next year

Booker/Tesco deal creates opportunities for pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

The merger of foodservice wholesaler Booker and supermarket Tesco will mean pubs will have an improved choice, quality, price and service, according to the Booker chief executive.