Tag: London

On the table: Hoppers, St Christopher’s Place

London’s second Hoppers is the latest in a series of restaurants challenging British perceptions of South Asian cuisine. We sent Alexis Self to Marylebone to sample its rich karis and famous flatbreads Though a mere falafel’s throw from Dean Street, Marylebone is a world away in dining terms. Not here for the queues and sharing […]

The other side of St James’s

Our Chairman Simon Berry dips beneath the surface of St James’s, exploring a past that doesn’t quite align with the area’s upstanding reputation today In the last edition of No.3 I wrote about the theft of the old wooden till from the shop back in the 1970s. This provoked a certain amount of surprise. Surely […]

On the table: Hill & Szrok

This month we visited Hill & Szrok – the Broadway Market butcher come restaurant – whose Cookshop combines perfect produce and a restrained hand in the kitchen to create something rather special Meat, meat and more meat: the premise at Hill & Szrok is simple (and vegetarians need not apply). Butcher’s shop by day (and […]

The rule of the Roux

The Roux family has reigned over London’s fine dining scene since Albert and Michel Sr opened Le Gavroche 50 years ago. Here, Will Lyons talks to Michel Roux Jr about wine’s place on the table and in his restaurant On the far wall of the chef’s library, deep inside the Mayfair terrace which houses Le […]