Amol Rajan was appointed editor of The Independent in June 2013. He was previously Editor of Independent Voices, a comment, campaigns and community platform across print and digital. He was earlier Deputy Comment Editor, Sports News Correspondent and News Reporter. He writes a restaurant column for The Independent on Sunday, and has a column in the Evening Standard (Thursdays). He presents ‘Power Lunch’ on London Live TV (Thursdays), a one-to-one interview with the most influential people in the capital. Previously, Amol worked on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff, and at the Foreign Office. He is currently a trustee of Prospex, a charity for young people in Islington. He has also written a book called ‘Twirlymen: the Unlikely History of Cricket’s Greatest Spin Bowlers’.
La Brasserie at the Chester Grosvenor: Restaurant review - The diner brings the elegant, comforting vibe of Paris to Chester
24 November 2013 12:00 AM
So it turns out the heaving throng and buzzing high street of Chester are about as thumping a riposte to that hoary old phrase, "it’s grim up north" as could be imagined. True, there are places north of our offices in Kensington that are grim, but on a chilly weekend in November, this affluent town, used as a commuter point for workers from Manchester, Liverpool, Wrexham and the like, is positively bubbling. On first inspection, the restaurants aren't bad either.
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Restaurant review: Padstow might belong to Rick Stein but Rock's top chef Nathan Outlaw operates by his own rules
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
Outlaw's at St Enodoc, St Enodoc Hotel, Rock Road, Rock, Cornwall
07 November 2013 11:10 AM
Every font in this newspaper has now been especially designed for us
01 November 2013 07:55 PM
Letter from the editor
27 October 2013 12:00 AM
Hoi Polloi, 100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1
13 October 2013 12:00 AM
Does Rick Stein's flagship Padstow place float Amol Rajan's boat?
15 September 2013 12:00 AM
Cambridge's Rainbow Café is rather better on the palette than the palate, says Amol Rajan
01 September 2013 12:00 AM
If Bouchon Fourchette is to thrive, it's going to have to sort out the stifling temperature, says Amol Rajan
04 August 2013 12:00 AM
Amol Rajan finds near-perfection at a brunch-and-dinner establishment in Islington
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