If you’re not already following us on Twitter, here’s a handy round up of the week’s main news stories.
• Who’d have thought it? Heston’s new Knightsbridge gaff is to be open for… afternoon tea
• Launch of Pétrus puts Ramsay back 'in contention', says Fay Maschler in her **** Standard review
• New signings announced at Westfield include Royal China and a third London branch of Jamie's Italian
• What a horrible fate. Café du Jardin, Covent Garden, closes to become, almost certainly, a Bella Italia
• Much-loved Chelsea boozer, Phene Arms, to arise Phoenix-like this June, with Sally Greene’s daughter Lily Bourne at the helm.
• Texture to open a ‘Midtown’ (around Holborn) offshoot next month, called 28/50
• The chef at 28/50 is to be Paul Walsh, formerly Clare Smyth’s number 2 at Gordon Ramsay in Royal Hospital Road, second major defection from the group in two weeks
And in the media.....
• In-depth coverage by the NYT of a curse of our times – the need some people feel to photograph their food
• An authoritative article on the celebrity chef phenomenon, in the Independent
• We review My Dining Room
• Why we reckon London is in for a long, hot restaurant summer