Dee Laffan spoke to American chef Andy Ricker during his recent trip to Dublin for The Big Grill Festival about his love for Thai cuisine and the challenges of introducing a new cuisine to diners in Portland.
Archives for September 2017
There’s a palpable apathy slowly growing towards ultra-fine dining. The fullbore approach elegant plating and white-gloved service (rather than recyclable paper, sleeveless t-shirts, and a notepad) is not as relevant as it was 5 or 10 years ago. Certain expectations dictate as much – stilted criteria means lots of attention paid towards style, and little […]
Last month saw the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh Fringe festival, an event which brings thousands of visitors to the historic city. We look at the restaurants in the city and the strengths and challenges of being in the centre of an event of this magnitude.
Dee Laffan speaks to Josh Katz, the chef behind critically-acclaimed and immensely popular restaurants: Berber & Q Grill House and Berber & Q Shawarma Bar, London.
When it comes to managing a successful restaurant one of the most important numbers to know is food cost. Any restaurateur worth their salt knows their food cost percentage and how to keep it in check while running a restaurant. David Domzalski, who works with Bar Metrix, a consulting firm with offices in the UK, […]