In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
WLC Eats: The Grill at The Dorchester
WLC’s resident gourmand, Lucy Shaw, indulges in one of the most decadent dinners of her life at The Dorchester’s new look Grill, where she is charmed by a lobster thermidor tart.
The Grill at The Dorchester appoints youngest ever chef
Tom Booton, 26, has been appointed head chef of The Grill at The Dorchester, making him the youngest person to hold the position in the restaurant’s 88-year history.
WLC Drinks: The Bar at China Tang
WLC’s resident hedonist, Lucy Shaw, heads to The Bar at China Tang at The Dorchester hotel for exotic cocktails, jaunty jazz and delectable dim sum.