Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine at The Experimental Food Society Spectacular

  To celebrate today’s launch of The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, we are thrilled to announce that on Friday 8th November and Saturday 9th November, Nathan Myhrvold’s Modernist Cuisine will be showcasing for the first time in the UK as … Continue reading

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Conde Nast Traveler awards 2013 & Le Quartier Francais

It is with great pride that we can announce that the luxury boutique hotel Le Quartier Francais (www.lqf.co.za) in Franschhoek, has made it into 9th place on the ‘Top 15 Hotels in Africa’ list by Conde Nast Traveler. The list … Continue reading

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The Foodies guide to staying in shape

My name is Lisa Hunter, a registered dietitian and nutritionist and PR newbie, who joined Spoon PR & Marketing in August when the company’s director, Sarah, kindly took me under her wing. Working for Spoon on a part time basis, … Continue reading

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COOKBOOK- art and culinary process at the Palais des Beaux-Arts

Massimo Bottura will be taking part in a pioneering new exhibition at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Paris, a study of the fascinating relationship between art and cuisine. COOKBOOK looks particularly at how we should position culinary art within contemporary … Continue reading

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Allegra McEvedy at The Richmond Literary Festival

            Big Table, Busy Kitchen is the sumptuous new cookbook from renowned chef and best selling food writer, Allegra McEvedy. A love letter through food both to her beloved mother (who died when Allegra was 17) … Continue reading

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Le Creuset comes to Franschhoek

Le Quartier Francais (http://www.lqf.co.za) is excited to announce that it has teamed up with legendary cookware specialist Le Creuset (http://www.lecreuset.co.uk), where on the 1st October 2013, this luxury boutique hotel in Franschhoek opened a Le Creuset pop-up shop within its … Continue reading

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My favourite Chinese restaurants in London

I’m Jia, and currently interning at Spoon PR. There are 4 facts about me: 1. My name Jia means good in Chinese, hopefully you can remember it. 2. I first arrived in England 3 years and 1 month ago without … Continue reading

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You Can’t Teach a Hungry Child

  Le Quartier Francais, the boutique luxury hotel in South Africa (http://www.lqf.co.za), is thrilled to announce that two of its chefs are becoming involved with the big-hearted non-profit organisation ‘Peninsula School Feeding Association’ (PSFA); an organisation established in 1958 to … Continue reading

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The National Restaurant Awards

On Monday evening Spoon attended The National Restaurant Awards, an annual event hosted by Restaurant Magazine which names the best restaurants in the UK, in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland according to its 150 voters. It also reveals the … Continue reading

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Bread & Wine and The Tasting Room are both shortlisted in the Eat Out 2013 awards

The nominations for the ‘2013 Eat Out DStv Food Network Awards’ are out and both Le Quartier Francais’ Bread and Wine restaurant and The Tasting Room are in the running! ‘Eat Out’  (www.eatout.co.za) is big news in South Africa. Every … Continue reading

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