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Scott Hallsworth fails to get his Freak on

Scott Hallsworth fails to get his Freak on

By Joe Lutrario

Chef Scott Hallsworth’s crowdfunding campaign to take his Asian concept Freak Scene from a pop-up to a permanent London site has failed to hit its target.

Scott Hallsworth Freakscene

Latest opening: Freakscene

By Joe Lutrario

Scott Hallsworth is back with a pleasingly low-budget restaurant located within a former grab-and-go spot in Clerkenwell

L-R James and Sam Hart and Crispin Somerville. Photo: John Carey

Corn Stars: The Hart Group on new taco restaurant El Pastor

By Joe Lutrario

Somewhere making its way across the Atlantic is a shipping container packed with three metric tonnes of corn. According to the calculator on Sam Hart’s iPhone, that should be enough to make 225,000 10cm tortillas, which should keep his soon-to-open Borough taqueria...

Mexican chef Martha Ortiz on her new London restaurant

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Mexican chef Martha Ortiz on her new London restaurant

By Stefan Chomka

The chef-patron at Dulce Patria in Mexico City – ranked number 48 on the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list – will open her as yet unnamed restaurant at InterContinental London Park Lane next March. BigHospitality's sister publication Restaurant...

Ferran Adria is Spain's new ambassador for tourism

Ferran Adria made tourism ambassador for Spain

By Paul Wootton

The first European Congress of Tourism and Gastronomy was launched at the Spanish Embassy in London this week by El Bulli’s chef-patron Ferran Adrià, the country's new tourism ambassador, and Spain’s Secretary of State for Tourism, Joan Mesquida.