Tom Kerridge is the chef/patron of The Hand and Flowers in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Britain's only two Michelin-starred pub.
"Social" is a curious word for a restaurant. It has grim connotations with social welfare and the church social, to set against the edgy appeal of social networking. In the case of Pollen Street Social, it may be just a random add-on word to distinguish Jason Atherton's new restaurant from 5 Pollen Street across the road.
He turns cooking into both an art and a science, his touch in the kitchen is miraculous, and his new restaurant has sent diners into ecstasy. Can he really have risen so high without making any enemies?
John Lewis is to turn the screws on its rivals Marks & Spencer, Debenhams and House of Fraser by launching its biggest ever advertising campaign on Friday. The department store said the £6m advertising campaign over the next six weeks aims to "reposition" its famous "never knowingly undersold" strapline.
Screaming, ranting, foul-mouthed chefs are about as appetising as mouldy macaroni. So raise your glasses to the entrée of a new culinary age, with sweet-tempered cooks such as Angela Hartnett, Marcus Wareing and Alain Ducasse
The biggest thrill on a cruise used to be a seat at the captain’s table. Not these days. Kate Simon reports on what’s new in 2010
Michelin-starred chef to become 'ambassador' for Bernard Matthews Farms
The Harwood Arms, 27 Walham Grove, London SW6, tel: 020 7386 1847
McGuigan's picture is at odds with reality. Why? The need to sell every morsel of our sport. If the major victim is truth, who cares?
Michelin stars, celebrity chefs, chic bedrooms – enjoy a night at the pub. By Sophie Lam
One of Britain's biggest restaurant chains has joined The Independent 's campaign for fair distribution of tips.