Heinz Beck, the man behind three Michelin-starred sensation La Pergola in Rome, brings some of his Italian flair to that quintessentially British London landmark, Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair. Beck at Brown’s promises a much more casual (and affordable) offering with a menu of classic Italian dishes using seasonal, British ingredients devised by Beck and his […]

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Chef Nigel Haworth’s gastronomic event Obsession has kicked off at Northcote – a “class act” in all respects according to our reporters – hosting 21 world class chefs between now and 4 February. The culinary event series takes place over 18 nights from and sees chefs travelling from India, Russia, Japan, and Mexico, as well as the […]

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Le Gavroche, the Roux family flagship and foundation stone of modern London gastronomy, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a “Back to the Classics” menu of original dishes from 1967. The menu is available until December and costs £90 a head for five courses, bookable in advance, to be shared in the Library […]

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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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The Editors’ review of Strand Dining Rooms It’s a handy enough place for breakfast or tea and coffee but we’re not sure it persuades as a lunch/dinner destination.   Ms Maschler enjoys ‘ethereal’ and ‘extraordinary’ food at Wormwood The Evening Standard critic is back from her hiatus and thrilled to discover a new Notting Hill […]

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