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

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Editor 6th August 2013
First lab-grown burger cooked in London The burger, which cost £220,000 to make before being cooked and eaten for the first time at an event in London yesterday, was created from 20,000 tiny strips of muscle that were grown from a handful of cells taken from the shoulder of a cow. Read more from The Telegraph   British Street Food Awards return for 2013 alongside app launch The British Street Food Awards are returning for a fifth time this year with an invitation to vendors from Europe to enter as well as the launch of a new street food app. Read more from Big Hospitality   Waitrose insists The Good Food Guide will remain impartial despite Heston Blumenthal link Waitrose has insisted the independence of The Good Food Guide will not be compromised - despite its connections to Heston Blumenthal - after the upmarket supermarket retailer bought the biggest guide to restaurants in Britain. Read more from The Telegraph   Tesco creates new family carvery restaurant Tesco has created a new restaurant concept in a move designed to tap into the popularity of carvery meals among British families and attract shoppers to its largest supermarkets. Read more from Yahoo! Finance

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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 6th August 2013

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