Day: July 28, 2021

America’s top chefs in the year you were born


The idea of the celebrity chef has changed enormously in America over most of our lifetimes. Back in the 1940s, most restaurant chefs’ names were completely unknown to the general public, but by the 1990s dozens of working chefs were legitimate celebrities, usually because of appearances on television or through best-selling cookbooks. Get a glimpse into what chef culture was when you were born by exploring the best-known chefs of past decades.




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Five new restaurants to make you feel like you’re abroad this summer

The El Pastor taqueria in Soho features humidified air to make you feel like you’re in Mexico (El Pastor)

The El Pastor taqueria in Soho features humidified air to make you feel like you’re in Mexico (El Pastor)

With the ever-changing traffic light system in place, and the possibility of another 10 days stuck at home with your family following any trip abroad, it’s no surprise that the faff of overseas travel is decidedly off the menu for many of us this summer. If you’re looking to conjure up a little bit of holiday magic closer to home to satisfy your wanderlust, try these five new UK restaurant openings.

Ave Mario, London

Covent Garden’s new Italian-inspired restaurant is bound to be a hit (Ave Mario)

Covent Garden’s new Italian-inspired restaurant is bound

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