Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press

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Editor 27th September 2013

Coming up next week on The Staff Canteen

Next week on The Staff Canteen: the second part of Tom Kitchin's video on how to cook new-season grouse; Eric Snaith of Titchwell Manor in Norfolk is our Britain's Got Talent and we have an editorial on TripAdvisor - love it or hate it, it's the world's largest social travel site, so do you love it, or do you hate it?

Anyone for porridge? Prison opens restaurant to the public

From serving time to serving dinner, Brixton inmates run restaurant behind bars to help them go straight.  Tables will be given by appointment and guests will be required to go through tough security checks before they can even enter the building. Read more from Evening Standard  

James Martin bets on classic food at his new Manchester restaurant

Celebrity chef James Martin is ready to take the gamble as he opened his new city centre restaurant inside the Manchester 235 Casino.  His James Martin Manchester restaurant launched with a press preview on Tuesday night, before a sold-out public launch tonight. Read more from Manchester Evening News  

The new way to get trolleyed! Beer trolleys driven by trained ale sommeliers roll into London restaurants

Beer cocktails have been one of the biggest drinking trends of the year in the UK's cities as mixologists attempt to lure drinkers away from sickly sweet concoctions.  And now ale lovers in London have even more reason to celebrate as the beer trolley trundles into town. Read more from Daily Mail

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 27th September 2013

Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press