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Elena Arzak named Veuve Clicquots World's Best Female Chef

Elena Arzak, Joint Head Chef together with her father at Relais & Châteaux Arzak in San Sebastian, Spain, has been named the Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef, part of the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna...

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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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