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There Is Nowhere in London Like Park Royal

In the roar of the A40 and A406, under towering cranes, Park Royal’s traders and restaurateurs have been putting out man’oushe, kubba, and shawarma for decades. Now, they fear new developments that would better connect it to central London are threatening the soul of this remarkable culinary enclave

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The Biggest London Restaurant Stories of the Year (And 11 You May Have Missed)

The food news that caught people’s attention in 2021 oscillated between the impact of Covid-19 and any available relief from that topic

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Gumbo Is Infinity

Tom Zahir Browne of Decatur sees himself as just one custodian of Louisiana tradition — and that means showing London that gumbo contains multitudes

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London Chef Elizabeth Haigh’s Cookbook Withdrawn After Plagiarism Allegations

"Makan" has been subject to numerous reports of lifting material — both recipes and introductions — from other sources without attribution

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Despite What Gig Apps Say, There Is No Such Thing as Unskilled Work in Restaurants

How "Uberisation" — the growth of apps dedicated to quick, "easy" temporary restaurant shifts — could have ramifications for the future of hospitality work

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‘As a Woman in the Kitchen, It’s Traumatic’

How the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated existing gender inequalities in London’s restaurant industry

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You Always Return to Ciao Bella

The enduring, transportive fascination with one Bloomsbury trattoria and its famous blue canopy