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The Dîner des Grand Chefs 2012 in New York City

On 16 April, Gotham Hall on Broadway hosted the second edition of the Dîner des Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux. Again this year, 45 of the Associations Grands Chefs continued this Culinary World Tour which started a year ago in France at the Château de Versailles. This time, tribute was paid to the American terroir...

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Young British Foodies

The Young British Foodie award’s (the YBF’s) are a nationwide search for new talent. Rather than the usual run of awards for ‘best restaurant’, ‘ best bar’, ‘best café’ etc., these awards are all about embracing the next generation of new culinary personalities, so this doesn’t just mean those who can cook…...

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Champagne & Hot Dogs at Bubbledogs

Husband and wife team James Knappett and Sandia Chang are to open Bubbledogs this July at 70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia. Knappett (The Ledbury; The Berkeley; Noma; Per Se) will be Head Chef while Chang (Roganic; TheBerkeley; Noma; Per Se) will be General Manager...

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Food trucks keep coming, but can you find them

This time it’s award-winning San Francisco butchers, Avedano's, who have jumped on the truck trend which is so popular in the Bay area. The Avedano's Meat Wagon is a bright red 1967 ambulance bringing their popular selection of cuts and specialist meats to the Hayes Valley neighbourhood four days a week...

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Heston's Hinds Head in Bray celebrates the Queen's Jubilee

Heston Blumenthal’s award-winning pub, the Hinds Head in Bray, is celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a gala dinner on 23 April...

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