Jason Atherton has announced plans to relocate Sosharu to either Mayfair or Soho in hopes of increasing lunch trade. The izakaya-style restaurant is currently housed at 64 Turnmill Street in Clerkenwell (formerly Turnmills nightclub) but the chef and restaurateur says the concept is not working at the site. Atherton told Caterer that although Sosharu is […]

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Restaurateur Richard Corrigan has introduced a dynastic element to his business with the elevation of his son Richie to the post of general manager at Corrigan’s Mayfair. He has also appointed former Jason Atherton deputy Ross Bryans as chef patron to lead Corrigan’s Mayfair into a new era. Bryans trained with Clare Smyth at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay […]

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A couple who met in the kitchen at St John are opening their first restaurant, Sparrow, in Lewisham at the end of March. Terry Blake and Yohini Nandakumar say they will use seasonal British meat and vegetables and cook their favourite dishes – which gives them a pretty broad canvas. Between them they have notched up experience at Bao, […]

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The indefatigable Jason Atherton is to launch another restaurant in the City, with Temple and Sons opening next door to City Social next month. It will be Atherton’s eighth London restaurant since his Mayfair debut Pollen Street Social in 2011, and follows Sosharu, which opened in March this year. He has another eight around the world, including the Pig and Palm […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. […]

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Go the traditional route Mac & Wild W1 Available 23-30 January 2016 £35 pp If it’s fine Highland produce you’re after this Burns’ Night, look no further than Fitzrovia’s new(ish) star, from the folks behind pop-up sensation The Wild Game Company. Mac & Wild will be celebrating the Scottish bard Robbie Burns for a whole […]

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Today (26 August) saw the unveiling of the Waitrose Good Food Guide’s top 50 UK restaurants with Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume in Cartmel taking pole position for the second year. So far, so good. We wouldn’t begrudge Mr Rogan the top spot, he was within a hair’s breadth of topping our survey last year and – without […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. Trending Restaurants 13 Aug […]

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Eggs have always been an integral part of cooking, and later of fine dining – just look at the restaurants that adopt it as their signature dish: Eggs in a water bath at Fraîche; eggs cooked sous vide at 64º at (where else?) 64 Degrees, Brighton, even Jason Atherton’s Pollen Street Social was at one […]

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From the indomitable Jason Atherton stable comes a new wine shop offering counter and table service tapas, opening today (9 June). Probably this country’s most consistent celebrity chef – from Pollen Street Social to City Social – Atherton’s restaurants are always a safe bet for “flavour popping” cuisine and “incredibly attentive” service, as far as our 2015 survey reporters are […]

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