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

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 3rd October 2013

  Marco Pierre White: British pubs need better food to avoid closure Marco Pierre White has criticised the poor quality of food served by British pubs, saying improving it could be the key to saving them from closure.  Pubs across the UK are closing at an average of 16 watering holes a week, with an estimated 4,000 pubs predicted to cease trading in 2014. Read more from The Telegraph  

New London restaurant and bar openings, October 2013

The best new London restaurant and bar openings, menu launches and pop-up events taking place in October 2013. Read more from The Telegraph  

Who, what, why: Is it safe to drink cocktails with raw egg?

The current craze for cocktails includes many drinks that feature raw egg. Is drinking one dangerous? In drinks like a Pisco Sour, cocktail makers use the white of an egg to give the drink a foamy head. You can also find it in a Pink Lady, Ramos Gin Fizz or Clover Club.  But there's been years of concern over the presence of salmonella bacteria in eggs. Read more from BBC News
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 3rd October 2013

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