How to Spot An Ethical Luxury Restaurant – Six Tips on Sustainable Dining

FACT: UK restaurants waste enough food in one year to fill London’s tallest building The Shard more than ten times.  Turn the clock just back a few short years and sustainability was a taboo word in luxury, fine dining restaurants and hotels. The customer was king and profligacy too often the order of the day.…

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Exclusive Last-Minute Christmas Cookery Classes from the UK’s Best Cookery Schools

What to do when the luxury hotel restaurant you wanted for Christmas Day dining was fully booked months ago; or taking your extended family out is going to be a trifle expensive. Help is on hand – it’s not too late to take a crash festive cooking course and put the finest fare on your…

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Chef’s Recipe : Fish Pie by Raymond Blanc

In celebration of National Seafood Week (4th – 11th October 2019) we bring you the ultimate British Classic of ‘Fish Pie’.  But this dish has been given a little added ‘je ne sais quoi’ by one of the world’s most celebrated chefs, Raymond Blanc. You can be as creative as you like with this dish…

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Watts Happening – Passion & Revival of a local pub, by Dave Watts

The new frontier of country dining is alive and kicking as fêted chefs from top-flight restaurants open remote destination eateries, either by buying, renting or leasing former drinking pubs. Usually they have backers, but we follow one pioneering young chef, Dave Watts (39), who’s put it all on the line to re-launch The Crown Inn,…

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Ultimate Dining Experiences: where to go for one-of-a-kind epicurean adventure

We have often been asked to help with ideas for the ultimate dining experience. Whilst for most of us going to a Michelin-starred restaurant will always be a special occasion, it is not necessarily as unique, or private as some people might want. With a bit of imagination, however, and if you know who to…

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