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Global Documentary Showcasing Women in Food Premieres in London

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The Heat: A Kitchen Revolution documentary film star Angela Hartnett, chef at Murano in London

Global women in food documentary premieres in London

The Heat: A Kitchen (R)Evolution will premiere in London at Curzon Bloomsbury Friday 26 October, along with a Q and A with director Maya Gallus, chef and Counter Talk founder Ravneet Gill, and food writer Sudi Pigott, of upcoming U.K. female chef database Women of Food. Gallus’ film explores seven women’s ongoing journey through an industry structurally stacked against them, including celebrated London chef Angela Hartnett, Anne-Sophie Pic of three Michelin-starred Maison Pic in France and Michelin-starred La Dame de Pic in London, lauded Dirt Candy New York chef Amanda Cohen, Toronto luminary Suzanne Barr, and Chef’s Table star and tasting menu expert Dominique Crenn, of Atelier Crenn in San Francisco. Find tickets for the documentary screening and discussion here.

Storied West End deli closes after 70 years

Gaby’s Jewish deli will close, following the retirement of 82-year-old proprietor Gaby Elyahou. His nephew, Menachem Kojman, 72, told the Guardian that the deli was unable to compete with rising rents and the impact of large chain openings in central London.

Breakfast means breakfast

Rovi, (ROVI) is the latest opening to submit to breakfast. Yotam Ottolenghi’s newest restaurant will serve Iranian fritters of walnuts, herbs, and barberries with piquillo sauce and a fried egg, as well as a green shakshuka, duck egg, and toasted focaccia. Meanwhile, Stevie Parle’s Soho fresh pasta restaurant, Pastaio, will serve a one-off charity breakfast of carbonara and coffee for Magic Breakfast this Thursday 25 October.

Hackney Road favourite hosts secretive Paris treasure

The Laughing Heart will host chef Esu Lee of Paris’ feted C.A.M. Import Export for one night only, Monday 12 November. Tom Anglesea will join Lee in cooking dishes inspired by both restaurants’ improvisational use of global influences: get dinner tickets here.


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