Fiona Sims

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Restaurant

Judy Joo on putting her heart and Seoul into her Korean fried chicken brand

21 July 2021 by

Wall Street isn’t the usual breeding ground for internationally famous chefs, but Judy Joo isn’t your usual entrepreneur. Yes, she may have a background in high finance, but her inspiration for Seoul Bird, known for its Korean fried chicken, started[...]

Hotel

The UK hotels making a splash with vineyards, from Michael Caines' Lympstone Manor to Star Castle

18 June 2021 by

Hotels are cultivating a different path with vineyards catering to the wine-savvy staycationer looking for a glass of homegrown English fizz before settling in for the night.

Riding high: Simon Rhatigan and Simon Kershaw’s Bike & Boot hotel opens in Scarborough Hotel

Riding high: Simon Rhatigan and Simon Kershaw’s Bike & Boot hotel opens in Scarborough

27 August 2020 by

Simon Rhatigan and Simon Kershaw plan to cover every possible guest request, from muddy dog walks[...]

A new chapter for the historic Feathers hotel in Ludlow Hotel

A new chapter for the historic Feathers hotel in Ludlow

17 July 2020 by

The Feathers hotel in Ludlow has a 400-year legacy, but the tragic recent death of a[...]

Sat Bains: a journey from commis chef to two Michelin stars Chef

Sat Bains: a journey from commis chef to two Michelin stars

11 March 2020 by

Over 20 years Sat and Amanda Bains have created one of the UK’s leading restaurants in[...]

Business

Andrew McKenzie and Romain Bourger on the Vineyard’s winning wine formula

15 January 2020 by

The sommelier team at the Vineyard hotel in Stockcross, Berkshire, is unrivalled, with five former and[...]

Menuwatch: Julie's Chef

Menuwatch: Julie's

02 October 2019 by

Refined comfort food is the focus of the menu at Julie’s, the iconic Holland Park restaurant[...]

On cloud wine: Wine & Spirit Education Trust celebrates 50 years Training

On cloud wine: Wine & Spirit Education Trust celebrates 50 years

19 September 2019 by

This year the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, the largest global provider of wine qualifications, is[...]

Profiles

So very Moorish: Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the Stafford Collection's Norma

10 September 2019 by

The opening of Norma this week marks the first standalone restaurant from the newly launched Stafford[...]

Profiles

Sky’s the limit: Harry Handelsman and the team behind the Stratford

21 August 2019 by

With a mix of luxury short-stay bedrooms and opulent long-stay lofts all in one huge 42-storey[...]

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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