Table Talk: Nathan Cornwell
The head chef at The Barn at Moor Hall in Lancashire on working with summer’s bounty in the Moor Hall gardens and a memorable magnum of Paul Jaboulet Le Petite Chappelle at Frantzen in Stockholm.
Amuse-Bouches: The latest restaurant news bites
We round up the latest restaurant news this week, including an immersive board-game bonanza, a West-African chef’s protégé and Olympic-inspired cocktails…
Sweden launches DIY bars in incredible remote spots around the country
Visit Sweden have masterminded a new programme called ‘The Drinkable Country’, where 14 open-air tables have been placed in the nation’s most out-of-the-way spots. Prominent drinks industry experts are also on hand to help guests forage, mix and enjoy their own drinks.
The Savoy appoints its first American bartender to run the American Bar
New Mexico native Shannon Tebay has become the first American to head up the American Bar at The Savoy in London, and the second woman since Ada Coleman.
Video reveals how to secretly ask for help at a bar if you feel unsafe
As we all return to pubs, bars, restaurants and now nightlife venues, unfortunately things are not always going to go to plan. A new video is highlighting how to secretly ask for help at a bar if you feel uncomfortable or unsafe on a date.
Jeff Bezos donates US$100m to José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has donated US$100 million to chef José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen, which provides food to those hit by natural disasters.
Former royal chef reveals the Queen’s favourite Pimm’s recipe
If you truly want to drink like royalty this summer, then former chef to the monarch Darren McGrady is here to help, after he revealed the recipe for the Queen’s favourite Pimm’s.
Bartenders reveal the strangest things they’ve ever overheard while making a drink
They see all of life come through the doors of their place of work: celebrations, commiseratioms, first dates, last goodbyes and everything in between. Here, bartenders reveal the strangest things they’ve ever overheard while pouring a drink.
Table Talk: Pierre Koffmann
The legendary French chef on sucking sugar cubes dipped in Armagnac as a boy, why he’s proud of his stuffed pig’s trotters, and eating hedgehog in China.
UK government launches scheme to bolster hospitality sector
The government’s business minister Paul Scully has unveiled a new ‘Hospitality Strategy’ to help the industry recover and thrive after the Covid-19 crisis.
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong launches new cocktail bar
Innovative new cocktail bar Argo, inside the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, champions rule breakers in the spirits trade, and even has its own bee hive.