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Test Driving Kahani in Chelsea - Peter Joseph goes it alone

After running Michelin-starred Tamarind for a decade, Peter Joseph has come to Chelsea to launch his own restaurant, Kahani. We went along to try it out.  

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Test Driving Andrew Wong's Kym's at Bloomberg Arcade

Andrew Wong is following up the eponymous A Wong in Victoria with Kym's, a restaurant at Bloomberg Arcade that takes the cuisines of Chinatown as its inspiration. We head down for a look. …

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Test Driving Dan Doherty's pub menu at The Royal Oak

Dan Doherty has left Duck and Waffle and come back down to earth with his own pub, The Royal Oak in Marylebone. We pop in to see what he's cooking up in the kitchen.…

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Test Driving Coal Office - if Studio 54 opened a restaurant it'd be a bit like this

Restaurateur Assaf Granit has partnered with designer Tom Dixon to open this crazy restaurant in King's Cross. We went along to take a seat at the counter.…

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Test Driving Kerridge's Bar and Grill - the top chef arrives in Whitehall

After many years wowing the Marlow locals with the Hand and Flowers, Tom Kerridge has arrived in London with his Bar and Grill at the Corinthia. We head down there for a Test Drive.…

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Test Driving 1251 - James Cochran's innovative Islington restaurant

 

You've seen him on the Great British Menu, you've heard about his travails over the use of his name, now try James Cochran's food at his wonderful new Islington restaurant. …

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Test Driving Carte Blanche - a mix of French and American in Hackney

 

One of the founders of Le Bun has opened Carte Blanche in Hackney - a mix of French and American food, with some excellent burgers too. We head down for a look. …

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Test Driving Plaquemine Lock - a Cajun and Creole pub in Islington

Tucked down a residential side street in Angel is a canalside pub turning out Cajun and Creole food. We along for a taste of the Deep South.…

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Test of Time - we make a return visit to Bentley's in Piccadilly

Just in time for the start of Britain's native oyster season, we make a return visit to Bentley's for lunch in the oyster bar.…

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