Arbutus' Anthony Demetre and Will Smith have made a few changes as well as opening new restaurant, Wild Honey in Mayfair. They've upgraded Arbutus' tabletop to include (gasp!) side plates. It's quite an about face for the duo who had seemed determined not to give in to the whims of their more conservative customers: "At the risk of sounding an ass," opined one on egullet.org, "I can't understand how a restaurant which doesn't give you a plate for your bread gets a star." Well, they got the star and now they've got plates: 13cm across and barely larger than a slice of sourdough.
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