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

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Editor 5th July 2013
Coming up next week on The Staff Canteen We interview James Winter of Michelin-starred pub The Butchers Arms; Marcus Eaves of Pied a Terre cooks three dishes using Wild Harvest ingredients; and we report on the team of top chefs led by Ashley Palmer-Watts of Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, who will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity, Farm Africa.   Michelin restaurant Hedone plans to sue BT for £10,000 after three-week line fault Hedone Restaurant — named the 70th best restaurant by the “World’s 50 Best” jury earlier this year — was left without a reservation line and no telephone line at all for a total of five days. Read more from London Evening Standard   Shake Shack opens in London After all the noise and written words, Shake Shack® London finally opens 5 July. Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) introduces its first-ever restaurant to the UK when it opens Shake Shack in the Market Building in London’s Covent Garden Piazza. Read more from Hospitality and Catering News   Ottolenghi on Holland St, London to close as team plans new site Ottolenghi on London’s Holland Street is to close on 4 August, after the team behind the business decided not to renew the lease. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 5th July 2013

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