Damian Wawrzyniak

One of London’s newest restaurants has closed – possibly indefinitely – apparently due to a rental dispute. Polish chef Damian Wawrzyniak has exclusively told Harden’s that his new Clapham restaurant JAN, which opened to much fanfare in June, had closed until further notice. Wawrzyniak, 38, runs House of Feasts in Peterborough and opened JAN with […]

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Guest reviewing in The Evening Standard this week was Hamish MacBain, who reviewed the resurrected gastropub The Hero of Maida (8/10). Formerly The Truscott Arms, it was saved following a community campaign, and now (headed up by Henry Harris of “much-missed restaurant Racine”) has “an overwhelming air of much-more-poshness” than its predecessor. The “menu follows […]

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