The Weekend Edition

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:


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Loved this from Dom Chapman:

American chef Guy Fieri gets owned on Twitter

Clearly not knowing what ‘Classic fish n chips’ were, more than one person put him straight:

Researching material for a new post can be a bit fustrating

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.

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.



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