Nuno Mendes and business partner James Brown have finally opened Mãos, their ‘restaurant dining room’ at Blue Mountain School in Shoreditch, east London. The venue seeks to “redefine the traditional restaurant experience”, with an “interdisciplinary space” occupying a six-story townhouse. The founders say “Mãos is an intimate experience, free from the trappings of conventional dining”. While we’re not entirely […]

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⦿ Clipstone in Fitzrovia, which is still basking in AA Gill’s ecstatic review in the Sunday Times last week, attracted further praise this time around, the Observer’s Jay Rayner finding its food “delightful, with a few excursions into bliss and ah”. “From the short list of cold cuts and crudos comes a plate of lardo, the cured back fat of […]

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Heston Blumenthal heads a line-up of industry heavyweights mincing words on the food and drink stage at FT Weekend Live, the pink-un’s first foray onto the festival scene, at Kenwood House in Hampstead on Saturday (September 3). Mr B will explain how British culture, science and history shaped the ideas that led to his restaurants, […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. Trending Restaurants 3-9 September […]

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