Dining

Robb Reader: Farzi Café Owner Zorawar Kalra

What kind of minor details turn a great restaurant into an exceptional, award-winning one? I think it’s all about the details. If you take care of the details, including the minutest ones, everything else falls into place. Having a good team that is as passionate and enthusiastic about the brands and restaurants as you are. […]

Inspired By Genius: The Tate Gallery’s Van Gogh Menu

It won’t be the first multi-sensory experience in a London gallery, but surely one of the more bizarre: a tasting menu and three course lunch menu, created by Head Chef of Rex Whistler restaurant Alfio Laudani and inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s vivid colour schemes and Dutch flavours, to mark the Van Gogh and Britain […]

Sweet Truth: Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse’s 2019 Easter Collection

There aren’t a vast number of triple-Michelin-starred chefs who are also chocolate specialists in the world. In fact there’s just one: Alain Ducasse, the French-born Monégasque chef currently most famous for his restaurant at The Dorchester, who launched a chocolate shop – stocked with artisanal chocolate treats made at his Paris workshop – in Coal […]

Home Pride: Native, Borough Market

Once the elegantly blemished parquet floors and exposed whitewash brickwork have been taken in, first time visitors to Native – which has re-opened, with the help of some kickstarter funding, in a generous-sized space near Borough Market– may find their eyes drawn to the spindly silver birch trees propped up against the industrial looking iron […]

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