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Silver service: Heston Blumenthal celebrates 25 years of the Fat Duck

18 September 2020 by

This year the Fat Duck celebrates its 25th anniversary. Heston Blumenthal explains what he’s learned over the years, what changes have been made and how the group plans to mark the occasion.

Chef

Menuwatch: the Royal, St Leonards-on-Sea

12 August 2020 by

Sam Coxhead has brought a slice of Shoreditch to St Leonards-on-Sea, making the most of the coast with picnics on the beach and close relationships with suppliers.

Chef

Menuwatch: Benares@Home

29 April 2020 by

The takeaway curry is upgraded to Mayfair-standard fine dining at home with Sameer Taneja’s lockdown-induced, back-to-his-roots[...]

Chef

Book review: Cooking in Marfa by Virginia Lebermann and Rocky Barnette

23 April 2020 by

Set in the Chihuahuan Desert, the Texan town of Marfa boasts a population of 2,000 and[...]

Chef

Book review: Arzak + Arzak

16 April 2020 by

Few chefs have had such an influence on modern cuisine as San Sebastián-based Juan Mari Arzak.

Chef

Menuwatch: The Salt Room, Brighton

01 April 2020 by

Lawrence McCarthy’s arrival at this seafood-led Brighton restaurant may signal change, but he’s planning on keeping[...]

Chef

Book review: The Irish Cookbook, by Jp McMahon

27 February 2020

The Irish Cookbook arrives with impeccable timing, following the country’s Michelin success last October.

Chef

Food on the edge: Taste, not waste

11 December 2019

What’s on your sustainable menu? Japanese knotweed canapés? Or maybe fish eye prawn crackers? Chefs at Food on the Edge, a conference gathering together some of the strongest voices in the global food industry, related some truly inspirational ways of[...]

Food & Drink

Meals that matter: how to make your menu sustainable

15 November 2019 by

Chefs are feeling overwhelming pressure to consider sustainability in their menus, but how should they go[...]

Chef

Treasure Ireland: meet the Irish newcomers to the Michelin Guide

08 November 2019 by

The restaurants of Ireland stole the show at this year’s Michelin ceremony, demonstrating inventive and original[...]

Chef

Book review: Black Axe Mangal by Lee Tiernan

07 November 2019 by

It’s tempting to pigeonhole Lee Tiernan, chef and proprietor of cult north London restaurant Black Axe[...]

Chef

Book review: Signature Dishes That Matter

31 October 2019 by

Modern gastronomy is often about looking forward: to the next Instagrammable dish, the next fashionable cuisine,[...]

Chef

Phil Howard on reimagining Sonny's Kitchen as Church Road restaurant

10 October 2019

Phil Howard has reimagined Sonny’s Kitchen, 33 years after its original opening as Church Road restaurant. Andy Lynes checks it out

Hotel

Setting the standard: American brand the Standard bursts onto the London scene

26 September 2019

With its balcony bathtubs, Brutalist design and racy reputation, the Standard has burst onto the London hotel scene with a bang. Andy Lynes discovers how the hotel hopes to combine an American-tinted sense of hospitality with a shout out to[...]

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