Clare Smyth and James Knappett take to the Netflix cooking arena
The Final Table drops today on Netflix, featuring London chef-patrons of Michelin-starred restaurants, food critic Jay Rayner, and ‘ambassadors’ Cat Deeley and Gary Lineker. Find out more about Netflix’s new cooking show here.
Instagram-appointed pastry king launches Christmas range
Dominique Ansel leans in to seasonal festivity with savoury Christmas tree bites and sweet ‘decorations.’ Green, gold, and silver ‘trees’ in fact pack salmon, wild mushrooms, and egg salad respectively, while sweets include a ‘take’ on a mince pie including all the ingredients of a mince pie. Add black truffle, if so desired.
One more place to not buy the world’s most expensive cognac
M Restaurants will sell the world’s most expensive cognac by the 10 millilitre shot and 1 litre bottle, largely because it can. The Rome de Bellegarde 1894, aged for 70 years, not 124, will be on sale at Victoria and Threadneedle Street, while founder Martin Williams is busy throwing Gaucho’s cowhide chairs in the bin.
Growing taco group reprises sponsored hot sauce takeover
Breddos Tacos will reprise its collaboration with Tabasco 2 December in Clerkenwell. A seven course menu will cost £45. Tickets to the taco event — with Freddie Janssen and Anaïs Van Manen of Snackbar, Nicholas Balfe of Levan and Salon, and Ali Borer of Smoking Goat, among others — go on sale 21 November.