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.
José Pizarro to open two restaurants at the Royal Academy
Spanish chef José Pizarro is to open a pair of restaurants at the Royal Academy next month, allowing culture vultures to get their food and art fix in one go.
Amuse-Bouches: This week’s best restaurant and bar news
We round up the latest bar and restaurant news, including a hot Sri Lankan collab, an 18th-century-inspired den of debauchery, and a new offering by one of Scotland’s finest chefs…
Hospitality hails ‘freedom day’ as Boris Johnson confirms lockdown lifting
Pubs, bars, nightlife venues and industry leaders are hailing the confirmation that “freedom day” will go ahead as planned on 19 July, a move it’s anticipated will enable 2,000 pubs to reopen.
Amuse-Bouches: This week’s hottest restaurant and bar news bites
In exciting restaurant news: a Hollywood powerhouse pop-up, a 1950s Cuban cocktail haven and the first fine dining restaurant inside a Scottish distillery…
12-year-old foodie publishes culinary tome for charity
Alfred Moisan, a 12-year-old aspiring chef, has published a book of interviews with 70 of his culinary heroes to raise money for a charity tackling food waste.
Table Talk: Jun Tanaka
The New York-born Japanese-British chef on memories of his grandmother cooking spider crab in Okayama, making the worst omelette Albert Roux had ever tasted, and why Anthony Bourdain is his culinary hero.
Bar flooded with bad reviews after US$16,000 tip sparks furious debate
A bar and grill in the United States has suffered a flurry of negative reviews after it was thrust into the spotlight when a generous customer left his server a $16,000 tip. However, the kind gesture has lead to a furious debate as to what is happening to the tip money now.