Jason and Irha Atherton talk about their ever expanding global restaurant empire, balancing work and family life, and Brexit concerns.
English Wine is beginning to shake off its poor reputation, even receiving praise from our neighbours across the Channel. Callum Edge delves into this recent transformation and picks out six of the best.
Robert De Niro and BD Hotels will open boutique hotel, The Wellington, in Covent Garden in 2019 and Tommi's Burger joint is to open its third London site in Soho. In other news, Walkers of Whitehall will reopen after a refurbishment whilst San Carlo is to open a branch of its Fumo brand on St Martin's Lane next month. Finally, a new Middle Eastern inspired restaurant, Jan will open in Battersea.
From Jersey Rocks to chicken sausage. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bites of the week.
Albert's, a new private member's club, is to open in South Kensington, whilst The Frontline Restaurant at the Frontline Club in Paddington is to relaunch in October following a refurbishment. In other news, ETM Group are to open three new sites in the next six months and wine bar Clarette is to be opened in Marylebone by the daughter of the owner of Château Margaux. Edwardian Hotels London is to open Monmouth Kitchen on Monmouth Street and VQ is to open its third site in London.
From veal tongue in Bergen to lobster in Bray. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bites of the week.
Callum Edge explores how the appreciation of sake has lagged behind the recent popularity of Japanese food and culture in the UK, but finds that there is a small group of people championing its naissance.
Pastry chefs have become harder to find amid restaurant culture focusing less on French fine dining and show stopping patisserie. Callum Edge takes a look at what has become of the masters of this dying art.
Broadcaster, journalist and restaurant lover Loyd Grossman bypasses the latest restaurant openings in London and New York and takes us out to lunch at Sweetings.
As Sideways opens on the stage in London, Zeren Wilson reminisces of his time spent in the vineyards of California.
James Wood takes a closer look at the relationship between food, drink and design at two London restaurants.
New York deli Dean & DeLuca is to open its first London site in Mayfair whilst The Zetter is expanding outside of London with a hotel in Manchester. In other news Latin American restaurant MNKY HSE will open in the former Dover Street Wine Bar site and The Truscott Arms is to close due to a legal battle over rent. D&D's Bluebird on the King's Road will close for a refurbishment and reopen in September.
From bao buns to chicken feet. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bites of the week.
As the London hospitality goes from strength to strength, Ben Chapman of Smoking Goat has announced that he is to open a new restaurant called Kiln on Brewer Street, Soho and KERB reveal the line up for their year round food market in Camden. Danish bakery Ole & Steen will open in St James’s Market, Voodoo Ray’s to open in Camden, Tongue & Brisket launch a second site and Monocle reveal the results of their second annual restaurant awards.