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

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Editor 1st November 2013

Greyhound on the Test named Michelin’s Pub of the Year

The Greyhound on the Test in Stockbridge, Hampshire, has been named as Pub of the Year in the Michelin Eating Out In Pubs Guide 2014.  The guide, which is published today, priced at £13.99, recommends more than 570 pubs, of which 70 are new entries. Read more from Caterer & Hotelkeeper  

More Scottish pubs making Michelin guide

Top-quality meals cooked by celebrity chefs are no longer the sole preserve of expensive restaurants, with the latest Michelin guide featuring more Scottish pubs than ever.  Four new pubs north of the Border were included in the foodies’ bible, with Scots able to tuck into delicacies such as pig’s ear carpaccio, hand-dived scallops and breast of pheasant in their local boozer. Read more from The Scotsman  

International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science publishes new issue

The International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science – the first scientific publication to combine gastronomy and science – has published its second issue, establishing itself as a benchmark communication forum for chefs and scientists across the six continents. The journal was created after Mugaritz – restaurant headed by chef Andoni Luis Aduriz, AZTI-Tecnalia – a technology centre specialising in marine and food research and the Basque Culinary Centre developed an initiative to explore scientific approaches to the different facets of gastronomy. Read more from The Staff Canteen  

French chef Vaussion reveals presidential tastes

The Elysee Palace's departing head chef has revealed the culinary tastes of several French presidents.  Bernard Vaussion described the presidents he served as "gourmands" but singled out Jacques Chirac as having a particularly fine palate.

Read more from BBC News

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 1st November 2013

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