Sacre bleu! It’s been announced that an American chef is to head up one of London’s more popular Gallic bistros. David Fogelman has taken the reins at Bruno’s Loubet’s eponymous establishment at the Zetter Townhouse hotel in Clerkenwell. Fogelman, however, has been semi-nautralised, having worked in London kitchens since 2009, cutting his teeth at restaurants like Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s and Fergus Henderson’s […]

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The Editors’ review of Marcus We check out The Berkeley’s new look ‘casual’ dining room. Not all that casual, obviously.   Fay Maschler isn’t wild about Fera at Claridge’s The Evening Standard critic finds the bill at Simon Rogan’s new restaurant is a little too rich for her tastes.   Typing Room opens at the […]

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There’s something in the air in London at the moment. Is it spring? An unreasonably high pollen count? Saharan sand? Something certainly seems to have whipped up a frenzy of restaurant activity, with today (6 May) alone seeing the official opening of Fera at Claridge’s (though it seems they won’t really be fully open ’til Thursday), Beast, Noodle House, TING […]

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The Editors’ review of One Kensington Tamarind group’s latest offering is already firing on all cylinders.   Simon Rogan goes wild at Claridge’s The speculation is over, Rogan’s restaurant will be called Fera (wild in Latin).   The rise of ‘food porn’  Chefs rail against the fashion for photographing food.   Ramsay returns to his […]

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