Seasonal Produce ~ May

With plenty of chefs now tweeting and posting pictures on FaceBook, Spring is well and truly here. Chefs such as Sat Bains, Steve Groves (Roux Parliment Sq), Mitch Tonks, Martjin Kajuiter, Simon Rogan , Rene Redzepi & Russell Brown have all posted pictures of recent dishes. So without further a do here is the produce … Continue reading

The ’50 Best Restaurants’ via Google Maps

The idea for this post was born out of a tweet that blogger Chris Pople (of Cheese n Biscuits blog fame) tweeted last week. It was shortly after the release of the 50 Best restaurant list & although I’m not entirely sure what prompted it, seemed like a good idea. Using Google maps he posted … Continue reading

Words of Advice ~ Laurie Gear

This edition of the ‘5Questions‘ comes from a chef where you would think the world was against him. After opening the Artichoke restaurant in Old Amersham in 2002, they suffered a major set back 6 years later. In June 2008 a fire in a neighbouring fish restaurant spread to the Artichoke, subsequently causing it to … Continue reading

An update of 50 Best Restaurants, a review of our leak

So after we post our leak on the TableTalk forum, we┬áreceived an┬áincredible amount of interest in our little blog. Many thanks to all of you that took the time, it’s very flattering. Back to the subject in hand, as we said at the time we’d already done 2 posts on the Friday when our source … Continue reading