St John staff are to offer their wisdom to socially minded restaurants in London as part of a new support initiative. Chefs and front of house crew at Fergus Henderson’s restaurant will take part in the St John Pass It On scheme, which will run in conjunction with sustainability food and farming group London Food […]

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Heston Blumenthal has bagged a Lifetime Achievement award in the 2017 World’s 50 Best Restaurants shindig. He will know whether the refurbished Fat Duck has returned to the Top 50 when the full list is announced in Melbourne on April 5. It does seem a bit odd if it doesn’t. The award comes as the Bray […]

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A couple who met in the kitchen at St John are opening their first restaurant, Sparrow, in Lewisham at the end of March. Terry Blake and Yohini Nandakumar say they will use seasonal British meat and vegetables and cook their favourite dishes – which gives them a pretty broad canvas. Between them they have notched up experience at Bao, […]

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Whether you think Brexit is long-prayed-for manna of deliverance, or merely fuel for delusional fruitcakes, it is time we all came together as a nation! And how better to herald in a new era of unity for 2017, than with a tub-thumping, red, white and blue, Top 10 of Great British Venues. The following top 10 are were […]

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The Brew (group) One bun to eat-in: £3 Four to take-away: £4 Looking for a luxury hot cross bun this Easter? From 16 March until the end of the month, Brew in Putney, Wandsworth, Wimbledon, Clapham and Chiswick will be selling these goodies to eat in or take-away. Freshly made on site every day by Brew’s hellfire bakers. […]

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The Larder, a new 35-cover all-day café and food store based in the heart of Fitzrovia’s Pearson Square, opened on Wednesday 17 February. The café will serve everything from hearty breakfasts to lunchtime toasties and healthy snacks, to eat in or take away. The menus were created by Open House’s exec chef Diego Cardoso (who also […]

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Mission, the second project from husband and wife team Michael and Charlotte Sager-Wilde (also behind Sager & Wilde funnily enough), has acquired a hot new head chef straight from paparazzi-magnet the Chiltern Firehouse. Aussie chef Sebastien Myers is part of a brand new team for the Bethnal Green restaurant, which also includes: Marcis Dzelzainis of […]

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Another week, another seven day stint raising the profile of a product we’re already well aware of. This time round it’s National Doughnut Week (9-16 May). To honour this humble, yet delicious, food we’ve rounded up our favourite 10 places to get sweet and savoury rings in the capital. In the immortal words of Homer […]

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