The best way to keep up with Harden’s news is our Twitter feed. Here are our main stories of the past week.
• Egon Ronay, leading postwar guide publisher, dies at 94
• The Savoy hotel is finally to re-open on 10 October, the cost having risen to £220m. Gordon Ramsay ill relaunch the Grill more in the spirit of Escoffier.
• Esteemed deli/café Bill’s (of Lewes) – proprietor, the inescapable Richard Caring – to come to Covent Garden
• Calandrino – the proposed London outpost of starry Padua restaurant Le Calandre – has been put on hold.
Harden’s reviewed Circus WC2
And in the media
The Americans are coming Evening Standard
ES Magazine on Keith McNally, Richard Caring and whether SoHo’s Balthazar is, or is not, coming to Covent Garden
The best short appreciation of Egon Ronay: Tom Jaine in the Guardian