If you’re not already following us on Twitter, here’s a handy round up of the week’s main news stories.
• New Harden’s/iPhone app reaches top ten Lifestyle best-sellers on the iStore.
• Harden’s exclusive: Ex-Maze Jason Atherton to launch 48-seater in Mayfair this autumn.
• Survey favourite Chez Bruce SW18 to close for six weeks for extension works this summer.
• Paramount Club on 32nd floor of Centre Point to open to public. Big name ’90s restaurateur Pierre Condou presides.
• Only two London restaurants make ‘World’s 50 Best’ cut. Copenhagen’s Noma takes number one position.
• Pizza on Park to close this summer to make way for yet another boutique hotel.
• London and SE account for nearly two thirds of UK restaurant market by value, says Caterer & Hotelkeeper.
• Blumenthal’s Little Chef antagonist, Ian Pegler, moves on to pastures unknown.
• Evidence mounts that Richard Caring will launch branch of SoHo’s fabulously successful Balthazar in Covent Garden.
In the media...
• From his collection of 2000 cookbooks, which 8 would Heston take to a desert island? (The Times)
• Which is the best of the iPhone apps to cook from? Jamie? Nigella? Epicurious? The Times reports.
• We review Tsuru – a friendly, independently run City sushi-and-more parlour, with an implausibly Manhattanite setting.