Restaurant News from April 2010

April 2010 Restaurant News Archive from Foodepedia

  • Dorset – the place to find The Stable diet...

    Thursday April 29th, 2010

    A recent addition to the Dorset food scene is The Stable, heralded as ‘a new concept in eating’ which aims to draw on some of the best of Dorset's local produce in their fayre. Part of Bridport's Bull Hotel. The Stable claims to be a family-friendly environment with plenty of space for the kids and a menu that is likely to appeal to them. This looks like a venue that will take off.

  • WABI - Horsham's Highest Profile Eatery

    Wednesday April 28th, 2010

    Former Nobu Head Chef, Scott Hallsworth talks about ‘Wabi’, a brand new Japanese restaurant in Horsham, Sussex.

  • Your chance to bid on over 40 amazing culinary experiences at some of the world’s finest restaurants

    Tuesday April 27th, 2010

    Food lovers from around the world now have the chance to bid on eBay for unique meals and experiences at internationally renowned restaurants featured in this year’s S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, with all proceeds going to the event’s official charity partner, humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger.

  • The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2010 -Bulli gets bashed at last

    Tuesday April 27th, 2010

    Its finally here, the list has been compiled and we went to along to last night’s prestigious 'San Pellegrino - World's 50 Best Restaurants' awards evening at The Guildhall in London, to see who came tops

  • Le Bouchon Breton Celebrates the Launch of its Terrace for 2010 with La Fete Alsacienne

    Monday April 26th, 2010

    Looking to eat outdoors now the sun has finallly got his hat on? The terrace at Le Bouchon Breton has  panoramic views over Old Spitalfields Marketand is also launching La Fete Alsacienne.

  • Chef Pierre Koffmann To Open New Restaurant at The Berkeley

    Tuesday April 20th, 2010

    London is about to get so lucky.  Culinary legend Chef Pierre Koffmann is set to make his return to London in June at The Berkeley Hotel.  Koffmann’s new venture will open on the site of Gordon Ramsay’s Boxwood Café, which is to close shortly

  • Italian 2* Michelin Chef comes to Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Bath

    Tuesday April 20th, 2010

    Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa announces that 2  Michelin starred guest chef Norbert Niederkofler will be creating his local Italian and international delicacies at Michelin starred The Park restaurant, and The Brasserie, Lucknam Park, from 11th - 16th May 2010.  Chef Niederkofler will be working alongside the award winning Head Chef at Lucknam Park, Hywel Jones.

  • Are you sitting comfortably?

    Saturday April 17th, 2010

    Media nutritionist, author and ‘food voyeur’, Fiona Kirk will be celebrating the launch of her forthcoming book, ‘So What The F*** Should I Eat?’ with a series of exclusive supper club events at Just St James Restaurant and Bar in Mayfair.

  • Guest Chefs Announced for Grand Designs Live, London 2010

    Wednesday April 14th, 2010

    John Burton-Race, Martin Blunos, Nancy Lam, Jun Tanaka and Ian Pengelley are among the celebrity chefs who have recently been unveiled as the individuals charged with the task of turning up the heat in the Live Kitchen Experience at Grand Designs Live 2010, from 1st- 9th May at ExCeL London.

  • Coming events - round up for the week of 17 April

    Wednesday April 14th, 2010

    Here are some of the things happening in this coming week for your delectation and amusement. Special celebratory menus and camp entertainment are the order of the week.


  • Openings in May

    Tuesday April 13th, 2010

    May sees three new eateries opening for Londoners and those a little to the west to look forward to, Bar Boulud at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on 6 May The Sanctum on the Green Restaurant and Bar opens mid_May and The Tommyfield in Kennington, from the Renaissance gastro pub group, later in the month.

  • Squirty cream desserts at LEON. Indulge in sin

    Monday April 12th, 2010

    Oh God I love squirty cream, the stuff that comes in pressurised tins. I know I shouldn't but just like Heinz Salad Cream or Findus Crispy Pancakes it's something that sets off chords in my heart, the memory of sticking the nozzle in my mouth and hanging onto the trigger until cream shot out of my nose and ears is simply too vivid to forget

  • ‘Royal Week’ at Veeraswamy – Britain’s Oldest Indian Restaurant

    Monday April 12th, 2010

    Veeraswamy was founded in 1926, which was the same year the Queen was born. To celebrate Her Majesty's Birthday this year, Veeraswamy will be holding a Royal Week of celebrations. In aid of this special week, special menus have been put together to highlight some of the best dishes served at the restaurant in the past 85 years.

  • Learn how to make a risotto at Carluccio's

    Monday April 12th, 2010

    Want to impress your friends with mouth-watering Italian cooking? Taking place on Thursday 22nd April at 6.30pm at Carluccio's in Ealing and Thursday 29th April at Carluccio's in Chiswick, Il Risotto: Come Si Fa (risotto making demonstration) is the ideal evening for those wanting to learn to cook like an Italian. Sip on a glass of wine, whilst Carluccio’s chefs show you how to prepare and cook an authentic risotto step-by-step

  • Bocca di Lupo to open on Sundays

    Monday April 12th, 2010

    Now settled into being a good restaurant that doesn't need endless hyping, Bocca di Lupo is showing a family friendly side by serving Sunday lunches. Not just the a la carte, but also a big special Sunday ‘pasta al forno’ menu. This menu will feature a series of authentic baked pasta dishes, as is traditional at Sunday lunchtimes throughout Central and Southern Italy.

  • Sabrina Ghayour, foodepedia’s Queen of the Kitchen appears on Come Dine With Me

    Friday April 9th, 2010

    Sabrina, foodepedia’s resident cookery writer, undertook the Come Dine With Me challenge last year and her appearance on this bitchy backbiting gorge-fest is being repeated on More4 this Sunday starting at 5.10pm.

  • Coming events

    Wednesday April 7th, 2010

    Some events that are happening this week in Newcastle, Sussex and London.

  • Alan King says farewell to The Park, as Bar Boulud opens at The Mandarin Oriental in May

    Wednesday April 7th, 2010

    I have never written about The Park, though it has held a special place in my heart for some eight years now, long before I started writing for foodepedia, or for london-eating prior to that.  It is with sadness tinged with excitement that I will say farewell to The Park, but look forward to the exciting times ahead.

  • Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares’ as Maze’s Jason Atherton Resigns

    Friday April 2nd, 2010

    Another one bites the dust” as they say, but surely not in such quick succession? With Mark Sargeant having tendered his resignation just 4 months ago to “Work on other projects”, Chef patron of Gordon Ramsay’s Maze restaurant, Jason Atherton seems to have followed suit by tendering his resignation also.