For one night only David Moore’s “unfailingly impressive” Fitzrovia stalwart Pied à Terre will host a collaboration dinner designed by head chef Asimakis Chaniotis and Pascal Aussignac from Clerkenwell’s recently refurbished Club Gascon. Guests will enjoy an eleven course tasting menu and get the chance to meet both chefs throughout the evening. Asimakis and Aussignac’s passion […]

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L’Autre Pied, “the more casual baby sister of Pied à Terre”, will close its doors for good on 9 September. To thank diners for their custom the restaurant will offer two special menus at lunch and dinner – five course for just £31, or enjoy the full chef’s tasting menu for just £51*. Owner David Moore […]

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We didn’t think a plum Fitzrovia site like the one Dabbous inhabited until recently would sit vacant for long, and we were right. Plans are already afoot to turn the “loft-style”, industrial-chic restaurant into a rustic French bistro (quite a departure!), thanks to former co-owner and manager of Pied à Terre, Mathieu Germond. Ollie Dabbous and […]

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London’s appetite for stoking ‘cues and smoking meats remains undiminished by time or the increasing abundance of BBQ joints in the capital. Just this week Neil Rankin announced temper City, and the last 12 months have seen the launch of MeatUp in Wandsworth, temper Soho, The Stoke House at Victoria’s Nova development, Texas Joe’s Slow […]

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Brexit could destroy the British restaurant industry if it becomes impossible to hire European staff, Bruce Poole warned as he received Lifetime Achievement recognition at the inaugural Harden’s London Restaurant Awards on Monday September 12. “I’d like to say, in light of recent events, that without these young European people we’d be fucked,” he said […]

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Soho’s “fun and funky” free-range rotisserie chicken spot Clockjack has expanded into the City with a new restaurant kitchen dedicated to delivery. Feeding off the phenomenon that is Deliveroo, the venture (backed by David Moore of Pied à Terre et-al) has no front-of-house operation and simply offers Square Mile businesses and residents the chance to have freshly […]

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Since Pied à Terre chef Marcus Eaves first announced his surprise move from one of the capital’s foremost foodie temples, to spearheading the ‘urban casual’ dining at The Shard’s eyrie Oblix, we have wondered who would replace him. Now we know that sister restaurant L’Autre Pied‘s chef Andy McFadden has taken the reins at David Moore’s “plush” Fitzrovia […]

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French haute cuisine, the wellspring from which culinary magic seems to flow across the world, has been sidelined of late in favour of rusticity, simplicity and (let’s face it) dirty great burgers. But can the classics ever truly go out of style? Surely we all just need a gentle reminder of France’s culinary prowess? Well, […]

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