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

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th July 2013
August is peach month! August is Peach Month, and is the perfect time to celebrate and enjoy the benefits and taste of these great fruits whilst they are at the peak of perfection. Check out the The Staff Canteen Facebook page and tweets throughout the month for recipes and pictures involving this wonderful fruit. Read more about peach month here   Gordon Ramsay acquires Bennett Brasserie and Oyster Bar site in Battersea Square, London Gordon Ramsay is set to take over the site of what was Bennett Brasserie and Oyster Bar in Battersea Square, London. No details have so far been released about the new venture, although Ramsay has now signed the deal and is understood to have taken possession of the keys for the site. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   Marco Pierre White reveals he doesn't like Michelin-star restaurants Marco Pierre White, the first British chef to win three Michelin stars, has revealed he doesn't like Michelin-star restaurants. Read more from Birmingham Mail   Is the McDonald's McDouble the 'cheapest, most nutritious and bountiful food that has ever existed in human history?' In terms of 'the cheapest, most nutritious and bountiful food that has ever existed in human history,' the golden arches of McDonald's probably isn't the first thing to pop into your mind. But they should - according to a New York Post columnist and an economics blogger, anyway. Read more from Mail Online  

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 29th July 2013

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