Television

  • London restaurants, chefs and food folk on TV this week

    London restaurants on TV this week

    Catch London's restaurants and food folk on TV this week

  • Great British Menu returns in 2022 with Tom Kerridge, Nisha Katona and Ed Gamble as judges

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    Well, this is pretty big news for the legions of Great British Menu fans. In an announcement this morning, the BBC revealed that the series is returning in 2022... with an all-new judging panel.

    Probably the best-known name on the new judge's team is chef Tom Kerridge. He's joined by restaurateur and TV presenter Nisha Katona (whose Mowgli restaurant ...

  • Raymond Blanc has a TV show Simply Raymond Blanc to accompany his new book

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    Bored of staring at the same four walls during lockdown? Well, this month ITV have plans to transport us from our homes into the gorgeous gardens and 16th-century buildings of his Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons in Oxfordshire.

    Simply Raymond Blanc is a brand new cookery show with the chef, which was filmed in the two Michelin-starred restaurant and hotel. It's Britain’s only country house hotel to have held two

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  • First Dates restaurant Paternoster Chophouse has moved to Old Bailey

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    It's one of the best-known restaurants in the UK, although pretty much everyone knows it as the First Dates restaurant. But over Lockdown Paternoster Chophouse in the City has moved from the space it occupied beside St Paul's for the past seven years into new digs.

    It reopens next week, if tier restrictions allow, at 35 Old Bailey where the Union Bar used to be. The new space will also have a bar area

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  • Jack Monroe and Matt Tebbutt join forces for Daily Kitchen show on the BBC

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    Twitter burst into spontaneous virtual applause today with the news that the BBC has commissioned Jack Monroe for its newest cookery programme. Following weeks in which Jack's legions of fans urged The Beeb to bring the author, famous for her budget-conscious recipes, to the screen it seems the corporation has finally taken note.

    After a bit of a hiccup yesterday, when Jack herself broke the story a day earlier than the press embargo, the

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  • Great British Menu 2020: which chefs from London restaurants are taking part?

    Great British Menu 2020: which chefs from London restaurants are taking part?

    Are you ready for nine delicious weeks in front of the TV with BBC2’s Great British Menu? To whet your appetite, here’s a round-up of the London chefs involved in this year’s children-literature-themed competition, the British regions they’re representing, and the restaurants where you can try their food.

  • Ready Steady Cook is coming back, with Rylan as host and London chefs among the line-up

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    Almost a decade after its last episode aired, TV cookery show Ready Steady Cook is coming back.

    The BBC this week announced it'll be broadcasting a new series on BBC One Daytime in 2020, hosted by Celebrity MasterChef finalist Rylan Clark-Neal.

    They've also published a list of chefs taking part in the new series, two of which have London restaurants.

    • Ellis Barrie - from the
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  • James Corden and Chris Hemsworth are battling waiters for The Late Show at The Northall

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    You may have been aware of the fact that James Corden is currently in London filming for The Late Show. But if you were lucky enough to have been staying or eating at the Northall restaurant at the Corinthia this week, you might also have got to appear on the show.

    Corden brought his friend Chris Hemsworth to the restaurant just off Trafalgar Square for a waiter battle. He and Chris would see who could be the best

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  • The Great British Menu 2019 - which London restaurants have chefs taking part?

    gbm2019sliderIf you're inspired by this year's Great British Menu to try some of the chef contestants' food, here's our guide to the London restaurants with chefs taking part this year and what to order when you get there.

  • Asma Khan talks about her episode on Netflix's Chef's Table

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    25/2/19 - updated with Asma's charity details

    We've known for quite a while that London's very own Asma Khan was going to be the star of the upcoming Netflix TV series but were sworn to secrecy until Netflix deemed it time to go live with the info. And, honestly, we just couldn't be more pleased. Asma's rise to star restaurateur and chef status hasn't been an easy one, as she tells us below, but it's most

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  • Million Pound Menu runners up XX/VI become KityCow and get a London residency at Hush

    Million Pound Menu runners up XX/VI become KityCow and get a London residency at Hush

    Updated 30/2/19 with the menu

    We've just passed week two of My Million Pound Menu, where London stalwart Baba Gs came top (and you can visit them right now at Pop Brixton or Camden Market). 

    But that's not all that came out of the

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  • Pilgrim are the latest winners of My Million Pound menu

    Pilgrim are the latest winners of My Million Pound menu

    The winners of this week's My Million Pound Menu has been revealed - and this time it's the turn of Pilgrim, made up of Dave Bone (head chef) Jamie Duffield (front of house), and Anthony Power (marketing).

    You may well have come across them in their previous pop-ups, where they cooked up a menu of

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  • Baba Gs are winners in the BBC's My Million Pound Menu

    Baba Gs are winners in the BBC's My Million Pound Menu

    In the second week of My Million Pound Menu, where Fred Sirieix and others are handing out wads of cash to promising restaurant start-ups, London stalwart Baba G's has come out top. At the end of the programme, both Jamie Barber and Atul Kochhar were bidding for them, but Kochhar came up top with his £300k

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  • My Million Pound menu is back - and here's who we know is taking part...

    My Million Pound menu is back - and here's who we know is taking part...

    Last year's Million Pound Menu was a big success - so much so that BBC is bringing it back for a new series due next year (with the added "My" in front of the name).

    If you're unfamiliar with the concept, it sees Fred Sirieix mentoring restaurants with a view to getting investment from

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  • Fred Sirieix and Allegra McEvedy join up for new CBBC show Restaurant Dream Team

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    OK - how good does this sound? The lovely Fred Sirieix, fresh from another series of pairing up romance-searchers on First Dates, has just announced his latest TV show.

    He and chef (and the original co-founder of Leon) Allegra McEvedy - are going to be the hosts of Restaurant Dream Team. But this is no primetime show - it's actually going to be on CBBC.

    In a post on Instagram today Fred said: "we are on the hunt for the “Restaurant Dream

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