From Shoreditch to the Strand. Here are The Dumbwaiter's Best Bites of the Week.
Not all chain restaurants are bad news, it's just that only a few of them actually get it right. We ask those who've managed it to reveal the secrets of their success.
This is a café for people who populate an eternal party
'The Coal Shed’s menu turns out to be an unpredicted festival of the potential in vegetables'
Duddells’ long awaited opening is here, Gizzi Erskine’s vegan ‘Pure Filth’ is popping in the Tate Modern and Robin Gill is closing The Manor to open Sorella. Hospitality group Rhubarb will launch VIVI in the Centre Point and Jack Solomans speakeasy is coming to Great Windmill Street. In other news, Japanese food hall Ichiba is coming to Westfield London, revamped Forza Win has reopened and Henry Harris is bringing back the Truscott Arms as Hero of Maida.
From Shoreditch to St.James Market.Here are The Dumbwaiter's Best Bites of the Week.
Some industry figures become its figureheads. In the first of a new series, Lisa Markwell meets the chef’s chef.
Restaurants depend for their future on great staff – and the Gold Service Scholarship is committed to supporting this vital skill. Adam Hyman introduces this year’s competition.
What do you eat when you get home after service? The Caravan founders suggest a hearty rice dish.
The Blue Posts is back and now part of the Palomar stable, Wahaca are opening a ‘Test Kitchen’ restaurant on Tabernacle Street, and Niall Davidson’s first site, Nuala, is to launch on City Road. South African inspired Kudo will be opening in Peckham and new restaurant ‘Arthurs’ is to open in Liberty. In other news, The Ladies of Restaurants collective will be discussing the realities of the industry on 29 November, and Rosa’s Thai, Dean Street, goes vegetarian for three months.
“I wanted to be marked with my own destiny,” chef Clare Smyth says, explaining why she decided to go solo.
From Meraki to Manchester. Here are The Dumbwaiter's Best Bites of the Week.
Think you know the Greek islands? If you imagine a mixture of traditional houses and glitzy beach clubs... Well, you’re not wrong. Emyr Thomas reports
Investment from Barclays sees The Liars Club Group set to roll out their Crazy Pedro’s concept across the UK, GB Pizza Co has opened in Didsbury and Bucca Di Pizza opens in Hull. In other news La Casita comes to Leeds, Mark Andrews Developments is to open their third Hula site in Stockport and Liverpool's Lunya moves two doors down.