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.
London’s Soho has been a red-light district for hundreds of years. You don’t need to consult the history books to learn about its seedier side: Neon signs for strip shows, sex toys and “models” are openly on display.
Gordon Ramsay and his father-in-law Chris Hutcheson have reached a settlement and dropped all claims against each other, ending a dispute that broke out in October 2010 when the chef ousted Hutcheson from his company.