Harden’s hosted a sell-out dinner with acclaimed chef Jun Tanaka at his first solo restaurant The Ninth in Fitzrovia on 16 November. The five-course banquet was served in the stunning private dining room showcasing Tanaka’s (now Michelin-starred) Mediterranean-influenced sharing dishes. The evening started at 7.30 pm with a Champagne Canard-Duchêne, Cuvée Léonie Brut reception hosted by the chef-patron […]

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Chef Jun Tanaka has been crowned London’s Gourmet Pizza Challenge champion, notching up more sales than his rivals in a month-long competition hosted by Pizzicotto in High Street Kensington. Vivek Singh of the Cinnamon Club, Pascal Aussignac of Club Gascon and Anna Hansen of the Modern Pantry were among the big-name chefs who entered their recipes for pizza […]

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Forget Naples – an international line-up of top London chefs are competing next month to create the most delicious pizza topping, straying far from its Italian roots. Vivek Singh of the Cinnamon Club, Jun Tanaka of the Ninth, Pascal Aussignac of Club Gascon, Anna Hansen of the Modern Pantry and Robin Gill of The Dairy and […]

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The Raby Hunt near Darlington was the biggest winner in yesterday’s (snooze-worthy) 2017 UK and Ireland Michelin Guide announcements, with chef James Close bagging his second star. Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck in Bray returned to three-star status, having been omitted from last year’s guide during its residency in Melbourne. There were no other multi-star promotions this […]

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Allan Pickett of Piquet, Ben Tish of Salt Yard and Jun Tanaka of The Ninth present: The Fitzrovia Collective. A unique series of one-night-only dinners from three very different chefs at three very different Fitzrovia restaurants. Taking place on Monday 23 May at The Ninth, Monday 27 June at Salt Yard, and Monday 11 July at Piquet, diners will experience a six-course sharing menu (£50 per person) that brings together the French-Mediterranean flair of Tanaka; Pickett’s classic […]

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Chefs Mark Jankel and Jun Tanaka have chosen a kiosk in the City’s new Broadgate Circle development for their first permanent site – the long-time home of their Silver Airstream. Always a top tip for “good-quality take-away” among worker bees, Street Kitchen will open on 15 June. Like the van, the permanent restaurant will serve up […]

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