Restaurant News from May 2010

May 2010 Restaurant News Archive from Foodepedia

  • Hit The Deck for a Picnic and a Play

    Saturday May 29th, 2010

    The Deck at the National Theatre offers a picnic and a play deal, a great idea for the summer and a solution to the 'where shall we eat first?' dilemma faced by culture vultures everywhere. Enjoy the panoromic views of the Thames, bask in the fitful sunshine and hang onto your hat when the wind blows. It couldn't be a more British treat.

  • Taste of London brings you the opportunity to vote on London’s culinary hotspots

    Friday May 28th, 2010

    Taste of London is approaching rapidly and with their partners, toptable, they are seeking to uncover London’s gastronomic ‘hidden gems’. A first for Taste of London, the festival organisers have invited the public to share their dining tastes and vote for their favourite local London restaurant in a bid to uncover fresh talent.

  • Oscar Wilde menu at The Cadogan

    Wednesday May 26th, 2010

    The Cadogan is a bit confusing to get into. There’s the main lobby of course, but around the corner is the Langtry’s restaurant door. There’s also the Tradesman’s Entrance, but using that got Oscar Wilde arrested at The Cadogan some 115 years ago.

  • Don't be slow to try an Escargot at Cafe Rouge

    Monday May 24th, 2010

    If you like snails then don’t be slow to head to Café Rouge . encouraged by the reception given to Heston Blumentahl’s Gothic  Feast and now a record 50,000 Burgundy molluscs have been shipped in by Café Rouge for this month alone, as the nation celebrates National Escargot Day  today 24 May.

  • Moving Times: Stock Exchange Clocks

    Friday May 21st, 2010

    Until 29th September, the brasserie of city favourite, One Lombard Street is temporarily home to the original London Stock Exchange clocks.

  • Michel and Alain Roux Celebrate 25 Years of Triple Starred Success

    Tuesday May 18th, 2010

    Michelin starred chefs from all over Great Britain and Ireland gathered at Bray's Waterside Inn restaurant last night to celebrate a landmark 25 years of three Michelin starred glory at the iconic Berkshire restaurant...

  • Chelsea flower & veggies week news, commencing 24 May

    Sunday May 16th, 2010

    Yet more interesting offerings for you to choose from in celebration of the Chelsea Flower Show and Vegetarian Week.

  • Pigging great. La Fete Alsacienne at Bouchon Breton

    Wednesday May 12th, 2010

    They say it’s spring, but out on the deck at Le Bouchon Breton there was a definite wintry nip in the air last night. With British phlegm we stood around pretending it was the South of France, holding enormous Steins of lager and waiting for the little piggies to trot up

  • Savour Streatham. SW16 is on the food map

    Wednesday May 12th, 2010

    From Saturday 15th May - Saturday 22nd May the Streatham Food Festival is back for a second great year with a week of delicious delights and entertainment to really get those taste buds tingling!

  • Events and News, week of 15 May

    Tuesday May 11th, 2010

    As summer approaches, though you wouldn't think it, given the weather we are having, we round up some events and developments that allow us to savour the joys that summer produce has to offer

  • Thai Taste Extravaganza at Harrods

    Monday May 10th, 2010

    For one month only, Harrods joins forces with the Royal Thai Embassy to celebrate the delicious food and vibrant culture of Thailand. Until June 5th you can indulge in a whole host of Thai goodies with everything from fresh Thai produce like Holy Basil, Koi Choi flowers and banana leaves to delicious dishes ready to take home

  • La Cucina Caldesi launches class dedicated to ‘umami’, the fifth taste

    Monday May 10th, 2010

    Specialist Italian cooking school La Cucina Caldesi in Marylebone is holding a unique class focussing on the ‘umami’ taste sensation in Italian cooking.

  • Compare the Mark-Ups

    Thursday May 6th, 2010

    Leonid Shutov of Soho's 'Bob Bob Ricard' restaurant first became interested in premium alcoholic drinks whilst living in Russia. Douglas Blyde talks to him about preparing the best wine list to complement a Russian-accented, Great British menu.

  • Roux at Parliament Square opens 10 May

    Thursday May 6th, 2010

    Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jr in collaboration with Restaurant Associates, will be opening Roux on Parliament Square at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors building, Parliament Square on Monday 10 May.