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Flash-grilled: Tom Cenci

By James McAllister

The executive chef at restaurants including Nessa, Yasmin and Mortimer House Kitchen on top food telly, viral celeriac carbonara, and a stinker of a review from Toby Young.

Wagamama to expand into India

Wagamama to expand into India

By Restaurant

Wagamama is to launch in India later this year having partnered with travel food and retail company Travel Food Services (TFS).

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include Dishoom launching legal battle to overturn the ‘Ruby Murray’ trademark, Bryn Williams closing Odette's after 16 years, and Mitchells & Butlers buying Pesto Restaurants.

Credit: Harriet Langford

Latest opening: Pomus

By James McAllister

Following the closure of his own London restaurant earlier this year, chef Tony Rodd has relocated to Margate to oversee the stoves of a new neighbourhood-style restaurant and wine bar.

2024 Gold Service Scholarship winner Scott Crowe on coping with the stress of a busy restaurant service

Flash-grilled: Scott Crowe

By James McAllister

The 2024 Gold Service Scholarship Scholar, who is supervisor at The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, on coping with the stress of a busy shift, and his favourite post-service snack.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top news stories include Adam Handling's plans for a new Cornish pub, David Campbell being appointed chairman at Rare Restaurants, and The Real Greek's move into retail.

Chef's table Abajo to overhaul culinary concept below Michelin star restaurant HUMO

Chef's table Abajo to overhaul culinary concept

By James McAllister

Abajo, the 10-seat chef's table housed below Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant HUMO, is to overhaul its culinary concept with a new menu drawing inspiration from executive chef Miller Prada’s Colombian heritage.

The Potted Lobster and Whittling House chef Richard Sim on his trouble with TripAdvisor

Flash-grilled: Richard Sim

By James McAllister

The group head chef of The Potted Lobster and Whittling House in Northumbria on his trouble with TripAdvisor, and why sausage rolls are the perfect accompaniment to sloe gin.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

This week's top newx stories include James Watt stepping down as BrewDog CEO, the National Restaurant Awards' Opening of the Year shortlist, and The Rum Kitchen closing its entire estate

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