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Allan Pickett The Swan Collection

The Weekender Interview: Allan Pickett

By Joe Lutrario

Allan Pickett has worked with some of the very best in the business including the Galvin brothers and Marco Pierre White. He currently oversees the food at The Swan at Shakespeare's Globe as executive head chef.

Latest opening: Ichiba

Latest opening: Ichiba

By Georgia Bronte

Tak Tokumine unveiled his latest project this week, billed as the biggest of its ilk in Europe.

Stephen Harris The Sportsman

Stephen Harris on being a self-taught chef

By Joe Lutrario

The Sportsman chef patron on learning how to cook from the books and restaurants of high profile chefs and how he ultimately went on to forge a style of his own.

The Lowdown: Bastille Day

The Lowdown: Bastille Day

By Georgia Bronte

The French national holiday takes place on 14 July, and although England almost ended up playing against Les Bleus in the World Cup final the hospitality industry will not be letting the day go by unnoticed.

Rewriting the Million Pound Menu

Rewriting the Million Pound Menu

By Tony Naylor

In defining restaurant success as a big brand roll-out, BBC2’s Million Pound Menu is unrealistic and joyless