This week I’ve been mainly reading this, for The Weekend Edition:
Stories from the Inbox
Sophie from Neil Reading PR emailed to let me know about Des McDonald’s place, Forest Restaurant & Cabin Bar, which opens on 21st October on the roof of Selfridges.
Inspired by an autumnal woodland, Forest restaurant & Cabin Bar will offer sophisticated comfort food and seasonal cocktails beneath a starry sky.
For further details: Selfridges website
NIck Cooper emailed to let me know about the Food Magazine reader awards, saying:
The food Reader awards are the most authentic & high profile food and drink awards in the South West.
Voting has already started, and will continue to November 5th. On November 9th the shortlisted finalists for each category will be announce.
Want to vote: Food-mag.co.uk
If you want a chance of your press release appearing here, then contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Loved this from Dom Chapman:
— Dominic Chapman (@DomChapman) October 16, 2015
American chef Guy Fieri gets owned on Twitter
— Guy Fieri (@GuyFieri) October 16, 2015
Clearly not knowing what ‘Classic fish n chips’ were, more than one person put him straight:
— mark gevaux (@theribman) October 17, 2015
Hook may be many things, but panko breadcrumbs and potato wedges are as close to “classic” F&C as a plate of pasta https://t.co/iGaKuB1yKh
— Chris Pople (@chrispople) October 16, 2015
Researching material for a new post can be a bit fustrating
What is the point of putting a menu on your website – WITH NO PRICES ON IT, oh FFS, I'm just not going to list you #Hospitality
— ChefHermes.com (@ChefHermes) October 16, 2015
Let this be a warning to the hospitality industry, the first port of call that most customers will make about your restaurant, will be your website.
A Michelin inspector tell us what their job is really like.
— The MICHELIN Guide (@MichelinGuideUK) October 16, 2015
Big thanks to Nat @ io Shen knives
When you try & help a chef out on Twitter.
Chef Mark Greenaway was looking for some help in replacing a part for his Kenwood mix. I decided to retweet this including the user name @Kenwood_UK It wasn’t the reply I was expecting.
@ChefHermes Sorry we are unable to assist as we manufacturer car audio. Think you need Kenwood Ltd no connection with us.
— Kenwood Car Audio (@Kenwood_UK) October 16, 2015
— mark greenaway (@markgreenaway) October 15, 2015
— Fera at Claridge's (@FeraAtClaridges) October 18, 2015
— Jules Mahon (@jules_mahon) October 15, 2015