Heston Blumenthal, the three Michelin-starred restaurateur known for innovative dishes that owe as much to chemistry as cookery, will vie with Gordon Ramsay for the title of top chef at Europe’s busiest aviation hub.
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.
The Hand & Flowers, a provincial pub where the three-course set lunch costs just 19.50 pounds ($31.39), last night toppled the Ledbury as the U.K.’s best restaurant, a title the London venue had held for three years.
Jungsik, a New York restaurant whose $155 menu includes mysteriously-named dishes like “Scent of Jeju Island” and “Champs Elysees,” has become the first stateside Korean spot to receive two Michelin stars, the famed Red Guide announced.
Where do chefs and restaurateurs like to go out for a bite to eat near their homes? I asked more than 40 members of London’s culinary elite about their favorite local eateries. Here’s what they had to say: