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An Interview With Chef Yoshinori Ishii

An Interview With Chef Yoshinori Ishii

  by Charlotte Jones

Japan-born chef Yoshinori (Yoshi) Ishii is the executive chef at Umu, London’s famed and award-winning Kyoto restaurant serving a traditional Kaiseki tasting menu. After studying at culinary school in the late 1980s, Ishii went on to [...]

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Restaurant Review: Browns in London’s Mayfair

Restaurant Review: Browns in London’s Mayfair

  by Charlotte Jones

This year, Browns, the popular bar and brasserie chain with 27 outposts throughout the UK, celebrates its 40-year anniversary. The company promises to serve ‘proper food’ in architecturally interesting venues where you can relax. Now [...]

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An Interview With Chef William Drabble

An Interview With Chef William Drabble

  by Charlotte Jones

William Drabble is the head chef at Seven Park Place, part of St. James's Hotel and Club. Drabble was born in Merseyside but spent most of his childhood in Norfolk which is where he gained an appreciation for the seasons and fresh produce. [...]

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Restaurant Review: Patty&Bun in London’s Mayfair

Restaurant Review: Patty&Bun in London’s Mayfair

  by Charlotte Jones

Burger entrepreneur and founder of pop-up Patty&Bun, Joe Grossmann opened his first permanent restaurant in Mayfair, London, in November (2012) and after hearing rave reviews I thought it was worth checking out. Burgers have taken the [...]

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Restaurant Review: Ed's Easy Diner in London's Mayfair

Restaurant Review: Ed's Easy Diner in London's Mayfair

  by Charlotte Jones

With five outposts in London, Ed's has become an institution among Londoners. Granted, it's not the kind of place to head if you want a gourmet meal, but the chain offers good, honest fare, in surroundings that pay homage to the heyday [...]

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