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Flash-grilled with Taiji Maruyama Japanese restaurant Taka London Marylebone

Flash-grilled: Taiji Maruyama

By James McAllister

Taiji Maruyama is executive chef at Japanese restaurant Taka, which recently opened its second London site in Marylebone.

Flash-grilled with Aquavit head chef Jorjon Colazo

Flash-grilled: Jorjon Colazo

By James McAllister

Chef Jorjon Colazo oversees the stoves at the Michelin-starred Nordic restaurant Aquavit in London's St. James's.

Chef James Sommerin opens The Shed in Barry

James Sommerin opens The Shed in Barry

By James McAllister

Four months after being forced to close his eponymous Michelin-starred restaurant in the Welsh coastal town of Penarth, chef James Sommerin has opened a new site in nearby Barry.

Flash-grilled with Koya co-founder and chef Shuko Oda

Flash-grilled: Shuko Oda

By James McAllister

Shuko Oda is co-founder and chef at udon noodle restaurant Koya, which operates two London locations in Soho and The City, and is currently celebrating its 10th birthday.

Latest opening: Galvin Bistrot & Bar

Latest opening: Galvin Bistrot & Bar

By Jams McAllister

Chris and Jeff Galvin have relaunched their Galvin HOP pub concept in London's Spitalfields as Galvin Bistrot & Bar.

Restaurants and chefs Tom Kerridge Elizabeth Haigh McDonald's rally behind Marcus Rashford free school meals half term campaign

Restaurants rally behind Rashford campaign

By James McAllister

Restaurateurs and operators from across the hospitality sector have rallied behind footballer Marcus Rashford's campaign to provide free meals to vulnerable children in England over the October half term.

Flash-grilled with Crispin restaurant Spitalfields head chef Naz Hassan

Flash-grilled: Naz Hassan

By James McAllister

Naz Hassan is head chef at Crispin, an all-day restaurant in London's Spitalfields area that serves an eclectic small plates menu of Italian-focused dishes, alongside speciality coffee and low-intervention wines.

Flash-grilled with former El Bulli and Pujol chef Adriana Cavita

Flash-grilled: Adriana Cavita

By James McAllister

Mexican-born chef Adriana Cavita, who previously cooked at El Bulli in Spain and Pujol in Mexico City (the latter currently ranked 12 on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list), is set to takeover the kitchen at Hotbox Shoreditch for a series of dinners...

Restaurant opening of the month The Dairy Bermondsey chef Robin Gill

Opening of the month: The Dairy Bermondsey

By James McAllister

The second incarnation of Robin and Sarah Gill’s highly influential neighbourhood restaurant The Dairy may look and feel a little different, but it continues to champion the same produce-led approach.

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