Renowned seller made fortune from bogus bottles sold to rich American collectors
The firm is planning to open up to 400 restaurants in the next few years
Donmar Warehouse, London
Chef A chef, by definition, is not a cook. Our job involves quite a few qualities that, in the days of “the power of introverts” books, have fallen a little out of fashion.
When it was announced that the Gay Hussar restaurant in Soho was to be closed up and sold by its owners, Corus Hotels, its dedicated clientele were disconsolate. How, they asked in various newspapers and magazine columns, could this monument to Hungarian food and late 20th-century Labour politics be lost to the property spivs?
Plan is for UK boars to improve Chinese pigs' genetic make-up
Too many people think others have idyllic lifestyles, bodies, relationships, sex
It is an enigmatic and highly intelligent animal known as a "mischievous escape artist". However, the luck of the pangolin has finally run out, say conservationists. This extraordinary creature is being slaughtered on an industrial scale and faces being eaten to extinction.
Planning to make a warming casserole? These funky boards are ideal for getting to grips with all that meat and veg prep
By the time Myrhrvold was 13, he was already cooking Thanksgiving dinners for his family. Food and its photography soon became twin obsessions. He initially worked as the chief technology officer for Microsoft, taking leaves of absence to earn his culinary diploma from the Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in France. His move from technology to food was not, however, completed until he released his justly famed paeans to modern cooking techniques, Modernist Cuisine and Modernist Cuisine at Home. His latest book, The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, is published 22 October (£80).
From holiday snaps apps and photography workshops to watching wolves in Ethiopia
Salt cod is produced in the frozen north, treasured in the Mediterranean – and an acquired taste, as Gerard Gilbert discovers
Each of these dishes told a story, as the best meals should do
Acclaimed comic artist Christophe Blain goes through the swing doors to paint a lively portrait of the magical world of L'Arpège, the three Michelin-starred restaurant of Alain Passard, writes Luke Blackall
'I was lured into the restaurant by a pot of lemon posset'