Monthly Archives: July 2014

Inspiration and Evolution

  “the most important ingredient for a contemporary chef is his mind.”  Massimo Bottura.   In 1995, Massimo Bottura opened Osteria Francescana in the medieval city centre of Modena. Today, Bottura talks about juxtaposing tradition and innovation: “…Thousands of years … Continue reading

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JUNI’s Chef Shaun Hergatt presents one of the world’s finest vegetarian tasting menus

At Juni New York, Australian Chef Shaun Hergatt creates lifetime memories for guests with a highly technical yet deeply personal fine dining experience. His vibrant dishes are a homage to the season’s ripest offerings and relay the beauty of nature. … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Restaurant Reviews

My final week with Spoon PR has arrived, and with it my final round up of the critics’ musings on dining in London and far, far beyond.  So, as I (very regretfully) bid you farewell, take a look at the restaurant … Continue reading

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Madrid’s Cocina Creativa & more…

In a nation where going to the food market is as much glamorous pastime for the social elite as it is a practical and integral element of Spanish quotidian life, it seems that there really is a lot to learn from the … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Restaurant Reviews

From Yorkshire to Vienna (and needless to say with a hefty dose of London in between), last week’s restaurant reviews are a mixed bag indeed.  Read on for a round-up of where the critics have been dining over the past … Continue reading

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Bastille Day in Breton …tops

Yesterday morning, it was not by chance that everyone in the Spoon PR office showed up to work in blue and white stripes.  We had been preparing to put on our French hats (literally, thanks to Sarah’s mass purchase of … Continue reading

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Last week’s restaurant reviews…

The restaurant critics have been busy compiling their latest reviews, making sure that we all know where to and where not to feast, and I’ve been busy here at Spoon PR ciphering them down into a bite-size nutshell. Here’s what they had to say last week… … Continue reading

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Pickling around the World…

Chefs, food writers and restaurants all over the world are embracing a pickling phenomenon. Some of the most fashionable establishments in London, New York, Portland and Sydney have been going pickle-potty for a while now and it looks like many … Continue reading

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Last week’s restaurant reviews…

My first week working at Spoon PR came to a close and Sarah asked me to take a look at last week’s offerings from some of the UK’s top restaurant critics.  Here’s what I found… Marina Hopkins Evening Standard (Richard Godwin) … Continue reading

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Ooh La La… Sweet Carrots & Spicy Cardamom Jam!

Indulge your sweet tooth with Sweet Carrots and Spicy Cardamom Jam….. In order to help you make this delicious jam at home, we’d like to show you Alexis Ainouz’s (better known as French Guy Cooking) new recipe video: Here’s the recipe: … Continue reading

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