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Best London Restaurants of 2016

The London Dining scene of 2016 seemed markedly better that that of the past couple of years before it. But maybe that’s more reflective of me and my reasons and opportunities to eat out. Continue reading

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A Taste of Jersey in London (Great British Chefs)

The weekend of 29 January saw head chef Pascal Proyart of One-O-One Restaurant at The Park Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge making space in his kitchen for chef Mark Jordan of the Michelin-starred Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel in Jersey. Continue reading

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Chefs Mark Jordan and Pascal Proyart Team Up for a Taste of Jersey in London

Head Chef Pascal Proyart of One-O-One Restaurant at The Park Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge will host Chef Mark Jordan of Michelin starred Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel in Jersey at the end of this month for two nights offering guests an opportunity to try collaborative seafood tasting menus. Continue reading

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Live in Italian, Live from London Pop-Up at Potters Fields Park

Hosted sparkling water super brand S.Pellegrino in partnership with two Michelin starred chefs, Theo Randall of The Intercontinental and Phil Howard of The Square, the pop-up sees the chefs cooking “each evening with an exclusively created three-course-menu, perfectly paired with fine Italian wines,” while also providing live demonstrations of each course “within an intimate candlelit setting and guests will be encouraged to ask their burning cooking questions.” During the day there’s a lunchtime service with dishes created by Chris Denney, Head Chef at the popular Covent Garden restaurant, Four to Eight. And that’s what I had for lunch yesterday – a bite of Chris’ dishes. Continue reading

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Brasserie Chavot: Epic Flavour and Subtle Finesse in Mayfair

Contemporary French cuisine made with quality ingredients sourced from the British Isles and France? It’s a gorgeous idea – especially when executed by a capable chef such as Eric Chavot. A recent opportunity to taste my way through much of the menu at Brasserie Chavot proved a veritable feast of epic flavour and subtle finesse. Continue reading

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Tasty Tales from the Italian Ham Highway: a-MuSe-ing and Bubbly Trento

After an all too short sojourn in Friuli (God, I hope I make it back there before too long), I hit the autostrada heading west to the region of Trentino for an overnight stay to see what sort of wonders its scenic city of Trento had to offer. With a newly opened museum designed by a star architect; a distinctive sparkling wine with a rich tradition behind it; and an exquisite regional gastronomy that’s big on flavour, locally sourced ingredients and seasonality – the answer I soon discovered was A LOT! Continue reading

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Lunch at Lima: Wow.

Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez’s much lauded London outpost, Lima, has just received its first Michelin star – and the first one ever granted to a Latin restaurant in Europe. Guess who was lucky enough to enjoy a leisurely lunch there the day after the big announcement? Yep. And I loved every last bite of my experience too. Continue reading

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Jean-Christophe Novelli’s Christmas Menu

Priority Moments from O2 has teamed up with Ocado and top chef Jean-Christophe Novelli to help you create the ultimate Christmas feast. In the first of four sponsored episodes, Michelin star chef Jean-Christophe Novelli shows us how to make a … Continue reading

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Lunch at Nuno Mendes’ Corner Room (Great British Chefs)

Lunch at Nuno Mendes’ Corner Room Great British Chefs, 26 October 2011 How can a ‘no phone, no email, no bookings, just walk-ins’ policy work for a fine dining restaurant?  Great British Chefs guest blogger Chris Osburn, walked into Nuno Mendes’ Corner Room … Continue reading

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Chefspective: Alfred Prasad, Executive Chef of Tamarind (Londonist)

Chefspective: Alfred Prasad, Executive Chef of Tamarind Londonist, July 2, 2010 12:10 PM At just 29 years old, Alfred Prasad was the youngest Indian chef to receive a Michelin star. Joining the team at Tamarind as a sous chef in … Continue reading

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Review: Spring Lunch Menu at Tamarind (Londonist)

Review: Spring Lunch Menu at Tamarind Londonist, May 25, 2010 11:54 AM As you might expect from a Michelin starred resto, service at Tamarind is impeccable. The Mayfair location is to die for and the space itself is comfortable and … Continue reading

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