London’s on-going love affair with handmade pasta has received a double boost with the launch of two new live-action operations offering slightly different takes on Italian comfort food. Spagnoletti, part of the St Pancras Hotels Group on the Euston Road, describes itself as an “Italian flour lab” over two floors, with chefs Manuele Bazzoni and […]

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Star chef Phil Howard will launch a specialist pasta bar in the heart of the West End next week. Notto opens on Thursday 3 November at 199 Piccadilly, a few doors along from the Royal Academy. It is the first pitch at the mid-market for a chef associated with the heights of fine dining, having […]

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London’s appetite for fresh pasta specialists remains undimmed (Pastaio, Padella, Pastifico all spring to mind). Joining their ranks is this Covent Garden-fringe venture from William Ellner (of Joanna’s in Crystal Palace) and David Ramsey with ex-Locanda Locatelli chef Louis Korovilas in the kitchen whipping up the likes of pappardelle with kid goat and rosemary ragù. […]

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