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UK’s Fergus Henderson receives the Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

UK chef Fergus Henderson has been awarded The Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award, as part of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2014 sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna. He is the founding partner of one of the UK’s most influential restaurants, St. John in London, which opened in 1994. Read more from The Staff Canteen  

Restaurant Wars: The Battle For Manchester to start on BBC 2 featuring Simon Rogan and Aiden Byrne

Restaurant Wars: The Battle For Manchester is a three-part documentary series following the story of two of Britain's best, most passionate chefs who each try to open a competing, fine dining restaurant in the same city, at the same time, just 200 yards from one another. Read more from The Staff Canteen  

London Marathon 2014: free restaurant meals for runners

Some of the city's best restaurants and bars are getting behind London Marathon runners this year, offering free meals, cocktails and discounts.

Read more from The Telegraph


Restaurant which only uses waste food to create meals opens its doors... and customers pay what they want for their dinner

A cafe that uses leftover food thrown out by restaurants and supermarkets to create meals has opened its doors.  The Real Junkfood Project in Leeds, West Yorkshire, only serves meals created from food destined for landfill.   Numerous restaurants, supermarkets and cafes in the city have now got behind the scheme and donate food on a daily basis after they were approached by project leaders. Read more from Mail Online  

How a child's food preferences begin in the womb

Tests have shown that what a woman eats during her pregnancy is easily detectable in her amniotic fluid, and the foetus develops a taste for familiar flavours. Read more from The Guardian  
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Editor 9th April 2014

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