Tom Aikens is set to buy back control of his London restaurants two years after they collapsed, the Sunday Times reported, without saying where it got the information.
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:
With just weeks left until the London 2012 Olympics start on July 27, chefs and restaurateurs are divided on what the Games will mean for business.
If a visitor to the U.K. asked you which London restaurant is currently best, what would you say?
Many of us tend to avoid ordering the set lunch in smart restaurants, be it for reasons of choice, embarrassment or pride.
French gastronomy has taken a back seat over the past decade as innovative chefs elsewhere have gained attention with new technology and flavor combinations.
London restaurant prices are among the highest in the world, yet you don’t always have to spend a lot to eat well, even in the center of the city.
"If there are four of you, 3 and 8 are good because they're both corner tables so you can see the whole room."
- Tom Aikens on Jun 14, 2010