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My plaice or yours: the fish and chip supper is going upmarket
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Bigger and better: Balthazar is serving le sandwich Américain to celebrate the Fourth of July at its Covent Garden restaurant
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Rich pickings: Jean-Luc Roncalli, the ‘Riviera Chef’ at work in a client’s villa on the Côte D’Azur
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Everything in the garden’s lovely: a dish from the menu at Gravetye Manor, with ingredients from its own grounds
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The Italian job: at the House of Peroni, diners can watch the chefs at work
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Melting moment: simple, yet delicious'
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A lot of bottle: the Paris sommelier Xavier Thuizat
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The avocado has grown into a world-girdling culinary colossus
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Bags for life: The Walkers factory in Leicester is the world’s largest crisp plant, producing more than 11 million bags a day
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Top table: Brasserie Zédel evokes Paris in the 1920s
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Home cooking is as popular as ever following the success of celebrity chefs on television
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Staff at Pret are told to hand out a certain amount of free coffees each week
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