Food

Book review: Clare Finney's Hungry Heart

Book review: Hungry Heart

By Stefan Chomka

Clare Finney’s personal account of her memories through food is Nigel Slater’s Toast for a new generation.

Restaurant food menu inflation rises to 4.1%

Menu inflation rises to 4.1%

By Shwetali Sapte

The average price of food items has risen across all channels with total food menu inflation at 4.1% between the third and fourth quarter of 2022, according to Lumina Intelligence.

Great British Bake Off judge and restaurateur Prue Leith to advise on hospital food review announced by government

Prue Leith to advise on hospital food review

By James McAllister

Great British Bake Off judge and restaurateur Prue Leith is to advise on a review announced by the government today (23 August) into hospital food.

The Lowdown Black Food Festival in London

The Lowdown: Black Food Festival

By James McAllister

Next month, London will play host to an international festival showcasing black foods from across the world.

the Lowdown music and food pairing

The Lowdown: music and food pairing

By James McAllister

A dinner last week hosted by Beats By Dre and overseen by Tom Sellers looked at how pairing music with a menu could be the future of multi-sensory dining.

Opening of the month: Southside Scran Michelin starred restaurant Tom Kitchin Edinburgh

Opening of the month: Southside Scran

By Stefan Chomka

The fourth restaurant in Tom Kitchin’s Edinburgh-based restaurant group is a neighbourhood bistro that bridges the gap between his Michelin-starred flagship and his popular gastropub

Dabbers, the UK's first dedicated immersive bingo hall is opening in London next month

The Lowdown: immersive bingo

By Stefan Chomka

What is being billed as the UK's first dedicated immersive bingo hall opens in London next month

Latest opening: Gridiron restaurant opens in London's Como hotel on Park Lane

Latest opening: Gridiron

By Stefan Chomka

Celebs are out, flame grilling is in at the former Met Bar on Mayfair's Park Lane.

The Lowdown: Filipino cuisine

The Lowdown: Filipino cuisine

By Georgia Bronte

Two Filipino restaurants have opened in the capital this week, signalling that the little-known cuisine of the tropical country may well be moving into the mainstream.

The secret stagiaire: Hide, Mayfair

The secret stagiaire: Hide, Mayfair

By The secret stagiaire

Our stagiaire gets a lesson in flower arranging, rapid tweezer deployment and which door to use (and which not to) when coming to work

 Latest opening: Andrew Wong's new restaurant Kym’s

Latest opening: Kym’s

By Stefan Chomka

Andrew Wong's long awaited Chinese restaurant has opened its doors at the City's Bloomberg Arcade.

Image: Instagram

Latest opening: Kahani

By Stefan Chomka

Former Tamarind chef Peter Joseph has opened his debut restaurant.

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