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

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Editor 13th November 2013

Breakfast like a king: Hotel serves up UK's most expensive fry-up at £120

A HOTEL is taking indulgence to new extremes by serving up Britain's most expensive breakfast - costing a jaw-dropping £120.  The meal - dubbed 'the UK's most luxurious breakfast' - includes imported Balik salmon, two duck eggs, Oscetra caviar, creme fraiche and mini brioche.  Guests can wash it down with a glass of Laurent Perrier champagne. Read more from The Express  

Michelin Chicago Guide 2014: EL Ideas, Elizabeth among winners

Twenty Chicago restaurants earned a coveted Michelin star, including five first-time recipients: EL Ideas, the highly creative restaurant in Pilsen; Elizabeth, the Lincoln Square restaurant owned by master forager Iliana Regan; The Lobby, the fine-dining room inside the Peninsula Chicago hotel; North Pond, the Lincoln Park restaurant whose absence from previous Michelin lists has been particularly conspicuous; and Senza, the gluten-free fine-dining restaurant in Lakeview. Read more from Chicago Tribune  

UK needs 'mega farms' to keep food prices down, say experts

Britain needs more "mega farms" housing hundreds of animals to keep food prices down and improve animal welfare, according to a group of influential farming experts. Read more from The Guardian  

Something special: Zanzibar’s underwater hotel room

Rooms in luxury hotels are reliably comfortable, but the cookie-cutter spread of marble-clad bathrooms and safe, conformist interiors found in high-end properties around the world mean they can often be indistinct. Not so the newly unveiled Manta Underwater Room located off Pemba Island in Zanzibar which, as the name suggests, is located some 13ft (four metres) beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean. Read more from The Telegraph
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 13th November 2013

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