Originally, this piece wanted to address the supposed decline of regular customers – the idea that Millennials’ well-documented (and perhaps unintentional) irreverence for brand loyalty, was having an impact on restaurants and their takings.
It started with a handful of pop-ups, festival appearances, and kitchen takeovers. Then it was the North’s next best thing. Bundobust founders Mayur Patel and Marko Husak head up a business on its way to serious expansion, at a time when many other restaurant businesses are going in the opposite direction. First it was a […]
There’s a revolution happening in the home kitchen. Pickling and fermenting – among the oldest waste-averting techniques in the world – are all the rage. Domestic cooks are regarding every crumb, leaf, and tail as sacred, looking to the likes of Tom Hunt or Fergus Henderson for ways to use up the whole carrot, from […]
At the end of last year, a restaurant in Brixton’s HM Prison became publicly known as one of the best in London. At the time of writing, the restaurant is at #18 in London on TripAdvisor, above some of the most critically-acclaimed joints in the city.
Bodega Bartolí: A neighbourhood wine shop-cum-restaurant on a Barcelonian back street. Garlic hangs from the ceiling. The tables are dressed in those red and white lawn-striped paper cloths commonly found in family-run bistros across continental Europe. We’d just finished a shared dish of snails – caracoles, as they call them – cooked in tomato, garlic […]