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Where we stayed in New York - 2013

We round up the places we visted on our 2013 trip to New York

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How to get the best table in a London restaurant

Inspired by a tweet yesterday by Guardian restaurant reviewer Marina O'Loughlin: "Love being told, when I point to better table, 'Sorry madam, that one's booked.' I BLOODY BOOKED TOO." - we decided to find out from some of our favourite front of house people in London, just how to secure that perfect table for two in London's best restaurants. And, just as importantly, how to react when you don't…

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The best sandwiches in LondonHot Dinners pick out some of the best sandwiches available in London.…

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The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2013 - the full list

Hot Dinners takes a closer look at the top ten restaurants from the 2013 World's 50 Best Restaurants List to find out what's so great about them.…

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5 alternative date ideas for foodies

Here at Hot Dinners, we're always being asked for ideas on where to go out for dinner, and no dinner decision is more fraught with potential pitfalls than the dinner date. You don't want to end up in a steakhouse with a vegetarian or queue in the cold for a Hackney pop-up with someone all dressed up for a posh night out.

But it doesn't have to be like that, particularly if you or your date are int…

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Rogan in Manchester - we Test Drive The French at the Midland

We venture outside of London to check out Simon Rogan's latest restaurant in Manchester.…

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The Hot Dinners Eating Out Survey for London 2013

Back at the beginning of the year, we asked Hot Dinners readers to tell us about their eating out habits and over 1600 of you were good enough to do just that. The results, as we reveal below, make for fascinating reading.…

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London Spring date ideas for foodies

If the prospect of Spring has your sap up and you're determined to get back in the dating game, you might be interested in a few dating ideas for foodies we've come up with for our friends over at innovating dating website Doingsomething.co.uk

They asked us to think of some Spring dates that took the measure of the season and also involved - of course - food in one form or another. From leisurely…

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Angela Hartnett in the New Forest - we check out Hartnett, Holder & Co at LimewoodAngela Hartnett has teamed up with Luke Holder at country hotel Limewood to completely revam their menu and restaurant. We popped down for a stay to find out how her country retreat is faring.…

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Five of the best places to eat chips in London

OK - we're a little late for National Chip Week - a glorious week-long celebration of the fried potato that was - ahem - last week, but it sparked our idea to pick out some of the chips we rate around London.

We deliberately haven't picked out fish and chip shops mainly because everyone has their local favourite and our experience has, sadly, always been that they're better by the sea than in Lond…

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