A few years ago a mate asked me about doing some chef stages (working for free to gain different/more experiences). ‘Sure’ I said, ‘where were you thinking of?’. Needless to say he was thinking of the Fat Duck in Bray, it was number two in the Worlds 50 Best list […]

Chef stagiaires: Career progression or free labour?

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Every man  loves a list, and the catering world is no different. There is the ritual award season for about 6 weeks in September & early October where AA, Good Food guide & Michelin release their annual guides of movers & shakers domestically, but the perennial publication of The World’s […]

World’s 50 Best, 2013

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  So it’s that time of year again & the Worlds 50 Best Restaurant list has been release. After starting the day watching tweets of the many being over hyped because they were having breakfast with Ferran Adria amongst others. The former 3Michelin starred chef & record winner of the […]

Worlds 50 Best, The culinary version of Eurovision.

The idea for this post was born out of a tweet that blogger Chris Pople (of Cheese n Biscuits blog fame) tweeted last week. It was shortly after the release of the 50 Best restaurant list & although I’m not entirely sure what prompted it, seemed like a good idea. […]

The ’50 Best Restaurants’ via Google Maps

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So after we post our leak on the TableTalk forum, we received an incredible amount of interest in our little blog. Many thanks to all of you that took the time, it’s very flattering. Back to the subject in hand, as we said at the time we’d already done 2 posts on […]

An update of 50 Best Restaurants, a review of our ...