High-flying young chef Danny Gill has returned to his home town of Lincoln to buy the pie shop where he first worked as a 15-year-old kitchen porter. Brown’s Pie Shop, around the corner from the city’s cathedral, is a Steep Hill institution that celebrates its 50th anniversary next year. Described in the latest Harden’s Survey as “a taste of […]

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Celebrated restaurateurs (and, as of 2014, hoteliers too) Chris Corbin and Jeremy King opened their first restaurant outside of central London, in Islington, this week (14 December). The Wolseley-et-al duo, who launched Fischer’s in Marylebone and The Beaumont hotel with its much-lauded Colony Grill Room last year, have taken over the site of Browns (a very grand […]

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