Top 10 chefs to follow on Twitter

Bon Appetit magazine has released a list of the top 10 chefs to follow on Twitter following a story on how Twitter is narrowing the gap between chefs and their diners. Fans are tweeting to chefs directly, with some soliciting chef secrets for the best marinara sauce, some taking their beefs online for the Twittersphere … Continued

Zagat’s Picks for the Top Restaurants in London

The most popular restaurant in London as chosen by Zagat readers is a grandiose café-restaurant with towering pillars and sweeping archways that was formerly a car showroom and now serves high tea and coq au vin. The 2012 London Restaurants Survey includes the ratings and reviews of 1,187 restaurants in Greater London as voted on … Continued

Pubs honoured in 100th British Michelin guide

The Michelin restaurant guide for Great Britain and Ireland celebrated its 100th birthday Tuesday by highlighting the culinary excellence of the country’s “gastro-pubs”, or pubs with fine food. French female chef Helene Darroze (below) gained two stars in the 2011 edition of the famed foodies’ guide, less than a year after she lost a second … Continued

Beckham’s bulldog has luxurious flight to LA

According to The Daily Mail, David Beckham has allegedly spent £2,000 ($3,300) flying his pet bulldog puppy to Los Angeles. The British Bulldog puppy was a gift from Victoria and was put on a plane – first-class of course – and flown out to their LA home by a specialist service. The Beckham’s used the … Continued

Britain gets fourth Michelin three-starred restaurant

Britain got its fourth three-star Michelin restaurant on Friday as French chef Alain Ducasse’s restaurant at The Dorchester Hotel earned the rare top ranking. Ducasse joins Heston Blumenthal, Gordon Ramsay and Alain Roux in the three-star elite club in the 2010 Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland.