Steakhouse Accidentally Serves $5,700 Wine to Guest Who Ordered Waaaay Cheaper Bottle
The diner had ordered a more budget-friendly bottle, but was served the pricey Le Pin Pomerol 2001 after a label mix-up.
London Chefs Are Learning to Barbecue Like Texans
In Britain, we’re used to a couple of bangers on the barbecue, so the American stuff is really interesting to me. It’s the process of taking a pretty cheap cut and putting your heart and soul into it.
This Cannabis Supper Club Wants You to Roll Rice Paper Joints
A London chef is hosting a supper club with a hemp-focused menu of weed” tea with oxtail ravioli, sharing platters of kebabs, and rice paper “joints.”
Part of Me Never Wants to Make Fried Chicken Again
Rita’s started from a nightclub toilet in Dalston, so we had to make something that hit the spot right away. Our fried chicken is good but I kind of never want to make it again. You’re only as good as your last dish.
I'm Bringing Faggots Back to London's Restaurant Scene
People aren’t interested in meat and two veg anymore, you’ve got to mix it up. I put faggots and veal with cream of St George’s mushrooms on the menu recently and I’m amazed at the uptake.
Today’s Chefs Need to Step Away from the Garnish
The importance of dishes like Black Forest gateau, Beef Wellington, and quiche Lorraine is that their ingredient combinations are faultless—and yet modern chefs keep adding unnecessary flourishes.