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Article: Wagamama
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Created by [[Alan Yau]], who subsequently created the [[Chinese cuisine|Chinese]] restaurants [[Hakkasan]] and [[Yauatcha]] in London, the first Wagamama opened in 1992 off [[Gower Street (London)|Gower Street]] in [[Bloomsbury]].
 
Created by [[Alan Yau]], who subsequently created the [[Chinese cuisine|Chinese]] restaurants [[Hakkasan]] and [[Yauatcha]] in London, the first Wagamama opened in 1992 off [[Gower Street (London)|Gower Street]] in [[Bloomsbury]].
   
The chain currently includes 105 restaurants,<ref name=BBC10832900/> with 66 across the [[United Kingdom]], and a further 39 branches overseas in [[Ireland]], the [[Netherlands]], [[Turkey]], [[Australia]], [[Kuwait]], the [[U.A.E.]], [[Belgium]], [[Malta]], [[New Zealand]], [[Switzerland]], [[Egypt]], [[Cyprus]], [[Denmark]], [[Greece]], [[Sweden]] and the [[United States]]; the first three in [[Boston]] in 2007.<ref>{{citeweb|url=http://www.dquinn.net/whats-that-wagamama/|title=What's that Wagamama?|publisher=dquinn.net|date=November 2, 2007|accessdate=August 3, 2010}}</ref> Wagamama operates no restaurants in Asia, a consequence of a menu intentionally pitched at Western consumers rather than designed for authenticity. [[Monosodium glutamate]] is one of the main ingredients in almost every dish they serve at Wagamama.
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The chain currently includes 105 restaurants,<ref name=BBC10832900/> with 66 across the [[United Kingdom]], and a further 39 branches overseas in [[Ireland]], the [[Netherlands]], [[Turkey]], [[Australia]], [[Kuwait]], the [[U.A.E.]], [[Belgium]], [[Malta]], [[New Zealand]], [[Switzerland]], [[Egypt]], [[Cyprus]], [[Denmark]], [[Greece]], [[Sweden]] and the [[United States]]; the first three in [[Boston]] in 2007.<ref>{{citeweb|url=http://www.dquinn.net/whats-that-wagamama/|title=What's that Wagamama?|publisher=dquinn.net|date=November 2, 2007|accessdate=August 3, 2010}}</ref> Wagamama operates no restaurants in Asia, a consequence of a menu intentionally pitched at Western consumers rather than designed for authenticity. [[Monosodium glutamate]] is used in a number of the dishes served at Wagamama. <ref name=monosodiumglutamate>{{cite web|url=http://wagamama.com.ni/food/dietary/msgcant|title=monosodium glutamate (msg) - sorry! you cant have these|accessdate=April 26, 2012}}</ref>
   
 
After a failed [[IPO]] in 2004 under previous owner [[Graphite Capital]], in 2005 [[Lion Capital LLP]] bought an 88% stake for £102M.<ref>{{citeweb|url=http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100802-710457.html|title=Wagamama Put On Block By Lion Capital|author=Jessica Hodgson and Marietta Cauchi |publisher=Wall Street Journal|date=August 1, 2010|accessdate=August 3, 2010}}</ref> In 2010 it appointed advisers to put the chain up for sale for £250M.<ref name=BBC10832900>{{citeweb|url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-10832900|title=Wagamama restaurant chain 'is being put up for sale'|publisher=BBC News|date=August 1, 2010|accessdate=August 3, 2010}}</ref>
 
After a failed [[IPO]] in 2004 under previous owner [[Graphite Capital]], in 2005 [[Lion Capital LLP]] bought an 88% stake for £102M.<ref>{{citeweb|url=http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100802-710457.html|title=Wagamama Put On Block By Lion Capital|author=Jessica Hodgson and Marietta Cauchi |publisher=Wall Street Journal|date=August 1, 2010|accessdate=August 3, 2010}}</ref> In 2010 it appointed advisers to put the chain up for sale for £250M.<ref name=BBC10832900>{{citeweb|url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-10832900|title=Wagamama restaurant chain 'is being put up for sale'|publisher=BBC News|date=August 1, 2010|accessdate=August 3, 2010}}</ref>
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Reporter: Bradley (anonymous)
Date: Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 05:02:15 PM
Status: Reported
Wednesday, the 21st of October 2015 at 05:02:15 PM #101605
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