Restaurant News from October 2011

October 2011 Restaurant News Archive from Foodepedia

  • Cortina at Cantina

    Monday October 31st, 2011

    On the banks of the river Thames sits Cantina, an Italian restaurant specialising in authentically rustic cuisine. This month, Cortina, the famous ski resort, comes to Cantina with tasty results.

  • Chateau Boundary Bordeaux night

    Thursday October 27th, 2011

    Foodepedia loved the last Chateau Boundary wine night, so we recommend wine lovers leg it over to Conran's classy basement for the upcoming Bordeaux night with Diarmid O'Hara from Corney & Barrow

  • Wilton's Cigar and Cognac Tasting Dinner

    Thursday October 20th, 2011

    Wiltons is pleased to be hosting its first cigar dinner on the 16th of November in their private dining room.

  • Powder White!

    Wednesday October 19th, 2011

    If you’re of the opinion that all chalet wine is barely drinkable plonk served in anonymous carafes, then it’s time to think again. Powder White, one of the UK’s leading ski holiday specialists, is  busting that myth offering a better class of house wine to all, unusually including a house rose, and for those looking for something superior to that they work with renowned wine merchants such as Berry Brothers & Rudd – wine supplier to the Royal family – and Le Verre Gourmand to source exemplary stock to offer premium wine lists to oenophile powder hounds.

  • 100 years ‘Michelin Guide’ Dinner at The Grand Eastbourne

    Tuesday October 18th, 2011

    Ever fancied pushing aside molecular cuisine and eating a la ancienne? The Grand in Eastbourne offers the chance with their 100 years ‘Michelin Guide’ Dinner. A snip at £65 for five courses, matched wines and champagne from chef Keith Mitchell. A real taste of how it was all done yesterday.

  • William Curley opens Chocolate Box

    Saturday October 15th, 2011

    William Curley has set up a Chocolate Box in the Front Room at St Martins Lane Hotel. Launched at the beginning of National Chocolate Week, the pop up will be open until the New Year.

  • A New Restaurant for Mayfair

    Friday October 14th, 2011

    Arjun and Peter Waney, the power duo behind Zuma, Roka and La Petite Maison are teaming up with Giulliano Lotto to open Banca, a new Italian restaurant for the new site at 30 North Audley St Mayfair.

  • Traditional Afternoon Tea in classic English surroundings

    Friday October 14th, 2011

    The Manor’s Afternoon Tea offers the perfect way to treat family or friends to something special. Surrounded by Gravetye’s historic wild gardens there’s no better way to spend the afternoon.

  • Flavours of Peru Food Festival with Chef Virgilio Martinez

    Thursday October 13th, 2011

    The Cookbook Cafe will be hosting ‘Favours of Peru,’ a week-long food festival featuring chef Virgilio Martinez. This pop up festival will provide a taster for what is to come at Virgilio’s new restaurant, Lima London, opening next year. 

  • Eating out never felt so good

    Sunday October 9th, 2011

    New aromas, spice blends and fresh ingredients fused with the authentic traditions of Indian cooking give vegetarians and vegans an exciting way to experience the purity and balance of sattvic cuisine.

  • Truffle in store at Refettorio

    Sunday October 9th, 2011

    For any serious truffle connoisseur, a trip to Alba in the autumn is de rigueur, however, if Italy seems a bit too far to go, a visit to Refettorio, can prove a worthy alternative. Maintaining its authentic links with everything Italian, Refettorio is one of the City’s finest Italian restaurants and is directed by Michelin-starred Giorgio Locatelli

  • The Italian slopes have come to London

    Saturday October 8th, 2011

    Following the current trend for the pop up, Cantina del Ponte has its own offering: ‘Cortina @ Cantina’, where Chef Claudio Gottardo has created a menu of Italian ski-side classics inspired by the town of Cortina d’Amprezzo in the Dolimitic Italian Alps.

  • Icecreamist's Launch New Winter Menu

    Saturday October 8th, 2011

    The Icecreamist's new winter menu debuts this month and Foodepedia went along to check it out.

  • 16 wines, tasting nibbles, tapas, and a delicious three course Spanish menu. Only at Boundary

    Friday October 7th, 2011

    This unique event will showcase a total 16 different wines, from Cava to Rioja via Albariño and a delicious Sauvignon Blanc from Rueda. They will also showcase some indigenous varietals such as Verdejo, Godello and Graciano, plus much more.

  • Magic of Martell

    Friday October 7th, 2011

    Standing over two metres tall, Martell Cognac's meticulosly crafted Trunk houses a rare collection of 28 eaux-de-vie including £400 per shot L'Or de Jean Martell which represent the finest exponents of ‘cru’ used by the world's oldest cognac producer (1715).

  • Boisdale and Wright Brothers to host an Oyster Olympics

    Wednesday October 5th, 2011

    Boisdale and Wright Brothers will host an Oyster Olympics, sponsored by Mumm Champagne, on November 4th at Boisdale of Canary Wharf.