“You have to open a restaurant that you want to eat at and that feeds you and your friends.” “Too many pop-ups are people playing at grown-up restaurants, and who knows whether they’ll ever be heard of again” wrote Jay Rayner of The Guardian in 2016. Som Saa is far from that and is running […]
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 […]
Arthur Hooper’s in the London Bridge neighbourhood has its roots in the market that surrounds it. The restaurant is named after a fruit and vegetable salesman that lived in the Victorian era and his occupation informs the menu of small plates that highlight produce and product from the UK. Angus Wilcox-Pook works the front of […]
There’s a reason why fish & chips is one of Britain’s national dishes. And it’s not necessarily down to a good, crunchy batter; the softness of a well-blanched chip; or liberal lashings of salt and vinegar.
Mike, as he likes to be called, is the type of chef whose passion for food exudes every discussion. A conversation with him is a learning curve and his cheery energy for his work is remarkable. With an appearance on The Great British Menu and the opening of M Bar and Grill in September, the […]