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The secret stagiaire: Kitchen Table

The secret stagiaire: Kitchen Table

By The secret stagiaire

This month our mystery man in whites takes a peep behind the curtain at James Knappett’s Fitzrovia restaurant and finds an obsession with portion control and a dog called Paxo.

Alex Povall chef Oystermen restaurant

Flash-grilled: Alex Povall

By Joe Lutrario

Alex Povall is head chef at Covent Garden restaurant Oystermen, which was recently expanded due to popular demand.

 Mark Wogan Homeslice London pizza restaurant

How I Got Here: Mark Wogan

By Joe Lutrario

Mark Wogan founder Homeslice with brother Alan and chef Ry Jessup in 2013. The relaxed, pizza-by-the-slice group now operates six London restaurants.

Flash-grilled: Cyrus Todiwala

Flash-grilled: Cyrus Todiwala

By Sophie Witts

The Indian-born chef patron at London's Cafe Spice Namaste is also behind the Mr Todiwala's Kitchen restaurant brand. He co-founded the Zest Quest Asia student catering competition in 2013, and has an MBE for his services to education and an...

Monty's Deli London restaurants on future plans

Generation Next: Monty's Deli

By Finn Scott-Delany

Known for its killer Reubens, the London-based Jewish deli has opened its third site. Co-founder Owen Barratt explains the business’ origins and future plans

Harneet Baweja Gunpowder owner

How I Got Here: Harneet Baweja

By Joe Lutrario

Born in Kolkata, Harneet Baweja is the restaurateur behind Indian small plates smash hit Gunpowder, which has restaurants in Spitalfields and Tower Bridge.

Under the Knife: Inside the mind of chef Sat Bains

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Under the Knife: Inside the mind of Sat Bains

By Stefan Chomka

The chef behind Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottingham on pressure, succession, and why he's going to spend the rest of his career perfecting 10 courses.

Ben Murphy chef Launceston Place

Flash-grilled: Ben Murphy

By Joe Lutrario

A protégé of Pierre Koffman, Ben Murphy is head chef at Kensington's Launceston Place where he serves a seasonal menu inspired by his cooking experiences in London and France.

Mike Palmer on Brighton restaurant Lucky Khao

Mike Palmer on Lucky Khao

By Helen Salter

The entrepreneur behind Kemptown Project has launched a Thai barbecue restaurant in the space that was once home to high end dining concept Pike & Pine.

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