It's been a cracking couple of days for London chef Clare Smyth. Last night Core was named Best Restaurant at the GQ Restaurant Awards. And today the Chef Patron of Core in Notting Hill, was announced as the - wait for it - elit Vodka World’s Best Female Chef for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 <draws breath>.
We took a look at
Hot Dinners takes a closer look at the top ten restaurants from the 2017 World's 50 Best Restaurants List to find out what's so great about them.
Yes, it's nearly that time again. The new World's 50 Best list is revealed next week - and that means we get a sneak peak today with the reveal of 51-100.
What does it mean for London on the list... well there's very little change. Lyles goes up (from 65 to 54), Hedone down (from 60 to 98) and St John doesn't move at all. So it's the very definition of "no surprises". Hopefully, there'll be more to see in the top 50 when the full list is revealed
It really does seem that the upper echelons of the World's 50 Best love popping up in London. Following El Cellar de Can Roca, the latest is from the chef at France's Mirazur (number 6 in the list). Argentine Mauro Colagreco is coming to town as part of the Barulllo event, which celebrates
And so another World's 50 Best has been and gone. This year's list was announced last night in New York where the great and the good of the restaurant world gathered to hear who the risers and fallers were. And for Massimo Bottura it was the news he was waiting for as he finally nabbed the top slot from last year's winner El Celler de Can Roca.
On the UK front, the evening
Hot Dinners takes a closer look at the top ten restaurants from the 2015 World's 50 Best Restaurants List to find out what's so great about them.
Once again the world's movers and shakers in the restaurant industry filled London's Guildhall for the 14th World's 50 Best Restaurants awards. "This year's event marks the end of an era," Group Editor William Drew told the audience, "as we'll be leaving the Guildhall, London and the UK. In 2016 it will be held in arguably the worlds most exhilarating dining destination New York City." Well phooey
If your eating out budget doesn't extend to travelling the world to work your way through the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, then take heart because the chef from the restaurant currently at No 3 is bringing his work to London for three days.
Massimo Bottura is going to be bringing his three Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana from the Italian medieval city of Modena to
In advance of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2015 being announced next Monday, the team behind the awards have given us all a little taster of what's to come with the release of the 51-100 restaurants.
55. The Clove Club (up from 87)