All news articles for September 2019

Marc Veyrat (R) at the 2018 Michelin Guide France announcement

The Lowdown: Marc Veyrat versus Michelin

By James McAllister

French chef Marc Veyrat says he plans to sue Michelin claiming the awards body downgraded his restaurant because an inspector wrongly identified cheddar cheese in a soufflé.

TiPJAR set to expand to restaurants including Honest Burgers and Red's True Barbecue following trial period

TiPJAR set to expand following trial period

By James McAllister

TiPJAR, the tip solutions business owned by BrewDog retail director James Brown and Rosa’s Thai co-founder Alex Moore, has begun rolling out to restaurants, beginning with Honest Burgers.

The secret stagiaire: Restaurant Coworth Park

The secret stagiaire: Restaurant Coworth Park

By The secret stagiaire

Our surreptitious stage finds the busy Ascot hotel in full wedding and polo season swing, where he juggles multiple menus, marigolds and a visit from the Dubai royal family.

Bancone set for second restaurant site in Soho

Bancone set for second site

By James McAllister

Another of London’s new wave of fresh pasta-focused restaurants is to expand operations with Will Ellner’s Bancone announcing it is to open a second site on Soho’s Lower James Street in December.

Latest restaurant opening: Charlie’s at Brown's Hotel

Latest opening: Charlie’s

By Stefan Chomka and James McAllister

Chef Adam Byatt has opened Charlie’s, a high-end restaurant at Mayfair’s equally upscale Brown’s Hotel that certainly knows its audience.

How I Got Here with chef director Akira Shimizu

How I Got Here: Akira Shimizu

By James McAllister

Akira Shimizu is chef director for his eponymous restaurant Akira at Japan House in Kensington, and Engawa in Soho.

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