London’s restaurant scene continues to flourish. Now and in the imminent future, a lunchtime hot spot gets another iteration, Islington discovers 14 varieties of sausage, and an Angela Hartnett protégé sets up in Marylebone.
North East India’s cuisine is a rich one, containing dried or fermented river fish, bamboo shoots, rice, less masala than neighbouring regions, and particularly meat-heavy dishes. Atul Kochhar’s latest venture, Kanishka, looks to translate the region’s bountiful street food to Mayfair.
Following up his highly-praised ventures Rambla and Sibarita, Victor Garvey’s is set to open a new restaurant in the City. Spanish-influenced dishes, from the sherry-brined fried chicken to the toasted coconut ice cream, sound promising indeed.
London’s last notable restaurant opening with an Irish slant was Nuala in January last year. This one, led by Dublin-born Anna Haugh (who’s cooked in some of London’s most famous restaurants), promises an enlightening take on Irish-European cuisine.Continue Reading