Gordon Ramsay plans to open two more restaurants in London this year, one of them with the sportsman David Beckham. This is a good time to consider his impact on gastronomy rather than his pantomime role as an angry TV chef.
Angela Hartnett is to take over the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room, her first new project after quitting Gordon Ramsay Holdings last month and acquiring Murano, the London restaurant that she created and ran for him.
Chefs and restaurateurs eat out more than some of us and know more about food than most. I asked about 50 of the U.K.’s culinary masters where they enjoyed their best London restaurant meals of the year.