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

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Editor 5th December 2013

Nigella Lawson tells court: "I took cocaine"

Nigella Lawson told a jury on Wednesday that “acts of intimate terrorism” by her “brutal” ex-husband, Charles Saatchi, drove her to cocaine and cannabis use. Read more from The Telegraph  

Albert and Michel Roux Jnr to run restaurant at 2014 Cheltenham Festival

Chef Albert Roux and his son Michel have partnered with Cheltenham Racecourse where they will run a restaurant during the four-day Cheltenham Festival. Read more from Big Hospitality   Robin Hutson’s third Pig hotel to open in March 2014 Robin Hutson’s latest Pig hotel, near Bath, is set to open in March 2014. The 29-bedroom hotel was bought by Home Grown Hotels in May from Andrew Davis, the founder of the now defunct Von Essen Hotels. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper  

Record number of Hong Kong eateries recommended in latest Michelin Guide

A record number of Hong Kong and Macau restaurants have made it to the latest edition of Michelin Guide, released on Thursday. The latest edition includes 284 eateries in Hong Kong, 74 establishments in Macau and five new hotels in both places. The figures represent a 30 per cent change in content from last year. Read more from South China Morning Post

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