London has 80 Michelin-starred restaurants, Birmingham five, but Manchester? Zero. Chef Simon Rogan aims to change all that by winning hotel restaurant The French back the star it was stripped of in 2007 with a new kind of fine dining.
The Isle of Skye boasts two Michelin-starred eateries, but who cares about awards you have peat-smoked oysters, fresh nasturtium leaves, and fuckloads of whisky?
“It looks a bit scary—a bit of fried fish head staring at you,” admits co-head chef Andy Oliver of the signature whole-fried sea bass at London Thai eatery Som Saa. “But it’s really fun to eat. It’s how they’d serve it in Thailand.”
The words “Michelin,” “star,” and “cheap” are not often found in the same sentence, but Tim Ho Wan has been dubbed the cheapest of the celestial group of eateries knighted by the tire company.
The owner of The Fat Duck in Confolens, France received a letter from the celebrity chef’s legal team requesting that he change his bistro’s name.
Lauded as a “neo bistro,” Bertrand Grébaut’s Septime restaurant has become one of Paris’ most hyped eateries, thanks to its extremely chill approach to fine dining.
We’re giving away a table at London restaurant Lyle’s’ exclusive dinner with Paris chef Bertrand Grébaut.
Headed up by The Wellcome Project and researchers at the University of Edinburgh, the study investigates the “history of the current stereotype of the Scottish diet”—namely, the deep-fried Mars bar.
The intensity, the attention to detail; you’re not afraid of anything after that. Many of the new generation of chefs don’t know how to work hard. They’ve been cooking for two years and think they’re a chef de patisserie already.