This week (Wednesday 1 November) Harden’s hosted a sell-out dinner with acclaimed chef and restaurateur Glynn Purnell at his renowned Birmingham restaurant. The event celebrated 10 year’s of brilliance at Purnell’s with a menu devoted to Glynn Purnell’s greatest hits – including two of his winning dishes from the BBC’s Great British Menu series. The […]

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A collaborative dinner between Texture chef-patron Aggi Sverrisson and The Cinnamon Collection’s (Cinnamon Club et al) Vivek Singh will fuse modern Indian and Icelandic cuisines. Sounds interesting? Tickets are now available for this one-off collaboration at the Cinnamon Club on 21 June. It is one of a series of guest chef dinners to be held at the grand Westminster […]

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What a short memory the food community in London seems to have. There has been a huge amount of press trumpeting the arrival of ‘London’s first dessert restaurant’ as Café Royal on Regent Street prepares to relaunch The Café in March as a venue for sweet treats only. Does nobody recall the Pudding Bar on […]

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The 200 Club @ The Factory on Tanner Street, Bermondsey 3-4 September Do you love the variety and surprise of a lengthy tasting menu, or loathe the endless parade of minuscule portions? If the former you’ll be salivating at the prospect of a new partnership between ‘culinary deviants’ Bompass & Parr and Bespoke Offers – a […]

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Marylebone’s Canvas, which opened six months ago, has closed and relocated to the former site of Le Cercle. Chef/restaurateur Michael Riemenschneider will relaunch the restaurant on 2 September in Wilbraham Place, just off Sloane Square. The new Canvas will not only be bigger (60-80 covers instead of 20) and less central, it will also (crucially) […]

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Claude Bosi, of Mayfair’s Hibiscus, is to join forces with French chef Yannick Alleno to host two special eight-course dinners later this month. The collaboration is of particular interest as Alleno’s credentials include an impressive 10 year stint as head chef at Parisian palace hotel Le Meurice. Since 2008, however, his main goal seems to […]

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