The Australian version of Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck restaurant is to open in Melbourne in February 3 2015 with reservations being taken from October 8.
One of London’s first restaurants without a wine list has just reopened after a mini refurbishment. The Almeida in Islington, north London, will instead rely on its waiting staff to make their own personal recommendations tailored to guests’ individual budgets, style preferences and food order.
Brasserie Bar Company has just opened its fourth pub, The British Queen, in Locksbottom, Orpintgon, Kent.
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Here Richard Dudley Craig explains what Dudley Craig Wines will have on show at the SITT Autumn tasting on September 24 at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London.
“I believe Marlborough will be known for producing the best Pinot Noir over time,” declares Matt Patterson Green, winemaker of Jackson Estate. In his glass is one expression, Vintage Widow 2012, named, he says, “after women who lose their men to the vineyards…”
The 22 year-old bar manager of “Hutong” above Aqua on floor 31 of The Shard talks to Douglas Blyde about tea punches, pride in service, and competitive ping-pong…