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Som Saa fire chef for racist social media posts

Som Saa fire chef for racist social media posts

By Georgia Bronte

A chef at one of London’s best-rated Thai restaurants has been fired after he was found to have posted a number of racially offensive Instagram posts and YouTube videos.

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.

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.

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

ROVI Sami Tamimi

Sami Tamimi on ROVI, 'waste' ingredients and Ottolenghi

By Joe Lutrario

Chef restaurateurs Sami Tamimi and Yotam Ottolenghi opened their first restaurant in six years late last month. Located in Fitzrovia, ROVI serves a vegetable-centric menu that explores fermentation and cooking over fire.

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