“You eat with your eyes. Like most things in life, the package really shows the care that has gone into it.” – Clare Smyth
If 2020 was the year of the pivot then 2021 is set to be the year of recovery
If you can’t look at the animal your meat came from, should you even be eating it at all?
After more than two years travelling in search of the best ingredients, Lastra has put the finishing touches to a concept that is set to transform Mexican food in the UK
“Brands that don’t have a higher mission will become irrelevant”
As McDonald’s reopens its restaurants, workers and unions are questioning whether it is safe for employees to return and whether social-distancing rules will be possible to follow in tight kitchens
To many of us, the words ‘breakfast,’ ‘lunch’ and ‘dinner’ signify a beginning, a middle and an end. But when life loses structure, these simple words can lose their meaning
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After being picked by René Redzepi to lead Noma’s sell-out pop-up in Tulum, the Mexican chef is set to open his first restaurant, Kol, in London
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“If you don’t believe in God, you can always believe in tortellini. But making tortellini isn’t a solitary act; it’s a communal one.”
“I used the term ‘burn it to the ground’ but it’s more metaphorical than literal. It would be really disrespectful to Dandelyan if we didn’t create something as memorable.”
On the long journey back to Peru from Australia, Virgilio Martínez and Pia León were hard at work on their latest restaurant project, shunning sleep and inflight movies to sketch out floor plans for one of their most ambitious projects yet.
Dan Barber is worried. His team has been scavenging the Selfridges Food Hall for leftover and damaged foodstuffs to use at the wastED dining series on the rooftop of the iconic London department store.
If you’ve ever ended up at a candle-lit table for two, locking knees with your new boss or prospective client, you’ll know just how crucial it is to pick the right venue for corporate occasions.
We’ve all done it: you book a restaurant on the promise of great food, only to find the cocktails resemble the sort of umbrella-topped disaster you’d get on a cheapo package holiday in Benidorm.
“There’s one day in this job when you have to choose between being a wife and mother, and being a chef. If I had been in love and had a baby in my thirties, I probably wouldn’t be where I am today”