Former MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards is to open his first restaurant, Etch, in Hove next month, with a focus on local Sussex produce. Edwards, 30, trained under Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons near Oxford and spent six years at The Pass restaurant in South Lodge Hotel near Horsham, winning MasterChef in […]

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⦿ In The Observer, Jay Rayner reviewed Aquavit, the St James’s offshoot of an “award-garlanded” Swedish restaurant in New York – “And, oh boy, check out that swagger.” It turned out to be “a proper Nordic noir thriller but for all the wrong reasons… It’s altogether more Trump Tower than Wallander. Everything is shiny and golden […]

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The Gladwin brothers – the trio behind London’s “quirky” faux rustic Notting Hill spot The Shed and Chelsea’s Rabbit – will open up their family run vineyards to the general public for the first time from May. Visitors to Nutbourne in West Sussex can take part tastings and see how the grape goes from the vine to bottle to […]

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Ollie and Richard Gladwin, the brothers behind Notting Hill’s rip-roaringly successful “farm-to-plate” restaurant, The Shed, are planning to open a second venture. The pair have taken over Choys Chinese restaurant at 172 King’s Road in Chelsea, which will relaunch as Rabbit, a 48-cover venue focused on nose-to-tail cooking. The pint-sized original took over Kensington’s venerable Ark […]

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