Inception Group thanks NHS with £25,000 bar tab

Mr Fogg’s owner Inception Group is offering a £25,000 (US$30,780) bar tab to NHS workers to say thank you for their “phenomenal response to the pandemic”. The London hospitality group, which also includes Cahoots, Barts and Bunga Bunga, is planning to start reopening its venues from 4 July in accordance with UK government guidance. NHS (National Health Service) workers will be able to enjoy a free drink by showing their NHS identification badges at any…

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What’s on this weekend

From quizzes to cocktail masterclasses, the drinks industry isn’t letting self-isolation stand in the way of its ability to have a good time. Here, we round up this weekend’s online events that are not to be missed. As bartenders and patrons are forced indoors as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, socialising has moved online. But, for those tired of video calls the drinks industry is here to brighten your week. From virtual whisky…

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The week in pictures

Soon-to-open cocktail bar Cahoots Ticket Hall and Control Room has named Hattie Bee its honorary owner following an online competition. The London bar, which opens in November, will welcome Bee to the team for its opening week, where she will sample cocktails for its menu, attend a drinks-making masterclass, host a private party and take home the bar’s takings from its opening week. Bee said: “I was beyond excited when I saw the position advertised,…

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