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TV chef Clarissa Dickson Wright dies

She was a brilliant cook, an erudite food historian and a champion of hunting and shooting once convicted of attending an illegal hare coursing event. She had no time for rudeness and little for those whose philosophies she could not understand, including Labour politicians and "manky" vegetarians. Read more from The Guardian  

Marcus Wareing to open third London restaurant

Marcus Wareing Restaurants, led by the eponymous two-Michelin-starred chef, is opening a third London restaurant in Covent Garden which marks an 'exciting stage of growth' for the business. Read more from Big Hospitality  

Blumenthal, Corbin and Sirieix among those honoured at UWL hospitality awards

Heston Blumenthal, Christopher Corbin, Jeremy King, Jane Milton, Thomas Kochs and Fred Sirieix were among those honoured on Friday by the University of West London (UWL). Read more from Caterer & Hotelkeeper  

Cardiff's latest pop-up restaurant opens in a church hall

A Welsh teacher with a knack for cooking has become a runaway success thanks to her pop-up restaurant in a church hall.  Angharad Elias created Y Pop-ty last November and is now taking bookings up until June at St Catherine’s Church Hall on King’s Road in Pontcanna, Cardiff.  The menu changes on a monthly basis and, as a pescetarian, Angharad does not serve meat dishes. Read more from Wales Online
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Editor 18th March 2014

Daily news update: our selection of food and chef news from the worlds press