Monthly Archives: August 2011

JOY ON A PLATE: Bill Granger is guest food writer for The Independent on Sunday.

Whilst one Spoon PR favourite, Skye Gyngell takes a short sabbatical from her food writer position at The Independent on Sunday, another will be filling her shoes. Bill Granger began his stint with some post holiday, Mediterranean deliciousness including lamb … Continue reading

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Quintessentially Epicure- a luxury food festival

This summer has definitely been the summer of food festivals. With the music festival scene getting crowded (does anyone else think there are far too many this summer?), new food festivals are offering something a little bit different and becoming … Continue reading

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When fashion thrills…

Women of Rye now have their very own fashion hotspot right on their own high street. Recently opened Boutique Bird offers a range of beautiful womenswear, accessories and interiors and has quickly become one of Sarah’s favourite places to part with … Continue reading

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Richard Vines & a handful of others sit down to a 30 course dinner at The Cooking Lab

Last week Bloomberg’s Richard Vines indulged in a 30 course dinner cooked by Modernist Cuisine author, Nathan Myhrvold and his team at their lab in Seattle. He reports back to Bloomberg on an evening where “even the food had wit”. … Continue reading

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Light summer dishes at JOE’S

Sarah has just returned from JOE’S with a collection of snaps from her lunch today. Here are a few enticing shots of the most refreshing of starters from the Set Lunch Menu- a chilled Watermelon Gazpacho and a Buffalo Mozzarella … Continue reading

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Young Turks Rooftop Takeover

We’ve just received an email filling us in on the next Young Turks event which we felt was too good not too share… The event will be held on the 23rd and 24th August at Frank’s Cafe and Campari Bar in … Continue reading

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Marque- a Culinary Adventure

We’ve just had our first look at the front cover for Mark Best’s new book- Marque, a Culinary Adventure – and it has got us all a rather steamed up….in a good way. Is this the sexiest food cover you’ve … Continue reading

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In The Footsteps of Lady Mary…

Follow in the cyber footsteps of Spoon HQ’S intrepid Eva Fiedler as she follows in the historical footsteps of Lady Mary Wortley-Montagu. Here’s her first posting to entice you. Eva loves to be challenged so please feel free to leave … Continue reading

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Making His Mark

We have just heard from our antipodean friends in Surry Hills that SpoonHQ favourite and S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants Breakthrough Winner, Mark Best, has polished and delivered his first book Marque: A Culinary Adventure. For those of us who haven’t yet … Continue reading

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Cotton Eyed Joe

The hedonists over at Hg2 have just posted their review of JOE’S and we were pleased to see Maria’s chicken terrine has converted them to the joys of apricots. Read the rest of the review HERE. Alice

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