Food trends 2012

Food Trends 2012: Some of Britain's top chefs and restaurateurs gave us their predictions on the top 10 hottest food trends likely to hit restaurants in the next twelve months

Food Trends 2012: Top 10 restaurant predictions

By Emma Eversham, Luke Nicholls and Peter Ruddick

In the fourth and final part of our feature on food trends in 2012 we asked 10 leading chefs, restaurateurs and food critics including Heston Blumenthal, Simon Rogan and Richard Vines for their top tips and predictions on the hot trends to hit restaurants...

42°Raw’s Lasagna  is prepared at under 42° to keep all of the dish's nutrients intact

Food trends 2012: Natural & subtle

By Luke Nicholls

The ‘Rene Redzepi factor’ is set to take the UK by storm, with an increasing number of chefs and restaurants taking a more natural approach to food, using less meat products and incorporating raw ingredients into dishes. 

Chefs cook skewers at Kimchee

Food trends 2012: Asian ascension

By Joe Lutrario

Asian food may already be a huge part of the UK restaurant scene, but the world’s largest continent has a lot more to offer. Restaurant magazine's Joe Lutrario looks at the rise in Asian food in the UK and at how some of the less familiar cuisines...

Koh Thai Tapas offers smaller portions of popular Thai dishes ranging from £4.95 to £6.95

Bite-size Britain: Tapas-style restaurants sweep the nation

By Luke Nicholls

As Koh Thai Tapas prepares to open its third restaurant in the South East, a number of other new tapas-style concepts are springing up around the country, with sharing dishes and a more informal dining approach beginning to be applied to a variety of...

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