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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

New Blog Address

The Spoon HQ blog has now moved to http://spoonhq.wordpress.com/.

See you there!


Thursday, November 11, 2010

Made in Camden

Thursday, November 04, 2010

London Lager Tour

“Want the Tour to come to your door?"

Meantime has developed the quintessential London Lager and is taking it on tour around the capital. Make a short video telling us why we should visit your home or workplace and we will bring a caravan full of lager directly to your doorstep.

Enter a video or vote for a video

Monday, October 25, 2010

Bill Knott at Blacks

Sunday nights at Blacks was certainly a treat. Bill Knott cooked up a storm which included such delights as Partridge en Escabeche and Blackberry Trifle. Here's the full menu for your perusing pleasure:


October 24th 2010
Sustenance- Bill Knott + Robin Freeman
Exotica – Goddess of the Stars
Inebriation – Giuseppe Mascoli
Partridge en Escabeche, Fried Polenta
Domaine du Rey, Gros Manang, Gascogne, 2005 - £5.50/£20.00
Manzamilla La Gitana, Bodeyas Hidalgo - £3.50
Venison Pie
Sauteed Wild Mushrooms
Bitter Leaf Salad
Villa Gemma, Montepuleiano D’Abruzzo, Massiarelli 2000 – £25.00/£100.00
Bardiga, Valli Unite, 1999 - £8.50/£99.00
Chartreuse and Green Apple Sorbet
Somerset Pecorino with Pears
Vinci, Cotes Catalanes, Coyade, 2006 - £6.50/£36.00
Verduzzo Marco Sara, Savorgnano del Torre, Udine, -£3.50/£28.00
Blackberry Trifle
Colombaia, Vino Rosaro Frizzante Naturale, Toscana, 2009, - £5.50/£29.00
Cartagene, Andre Bourget, Languedoc, NV - £3.50/£28.00

Friday, October 15, 2010

Plectrum Live Edition: A Night at the Rockabilly Revuebar 27th October 2010

where “it ain’t no sin to take off your skin, and dance around in your bones…”

An evening of live music, author readings and talks, screenings, and more, with

Wednesday 27th October 2010
The Horse Hospital, Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1
(Russell Square underground station, Piccadilly Line)

Doors 7.30pm Performances begin 8pm
Tickets: £6 on the door
To reserve tickets email: guy@theculturalpick.com

On sale on the night:
All issues to date of the print edition of Plectrum - The Cultural Pick
(more details: www.theculturalpick.com)
Featured performers' books, recordings, and merchandise which they will be happy to sign
(please note no credit card facilities will be available on the night)

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Saraban by Greg & Lucy Malouf

We are thrilled to be working with Hardie Grant Books on the forthcoming launch of "Saraban: A chef`s journey through Persia" by Greg and Lucy Malouf. Based in Australia and an acclaimed master of modern Middle Eastern cooking, Greg Malouf will be in London at the end of January 2011 for a series of dinners and other events.

Greg Malouf is the executive chef at MoMo in Melbourne. Lucy Malouf, Greg`s former wife, is an award-winning food writer and editor.

Saraban (£30) will be published on 1 November 2010.


We look forward to introducing Greg in person next year.

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The Hardwick Wins Two National Restaurant Awards

We are very pleased to announce that The Hardwick scooped last night's National Restaurant Awards at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London, winning Best Gastropub and coming No. 13 in the top 100 Restaurants in the country. This is a tremendous achievement, and having eaten at The Hardwick, we can truly say that it was well deserved!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Chocolate by Trish Launches

Mauro Colagreco at The Loft Project

On Friday Mauro Colagero wowed guests at the Loft Project with an extraordinary ten course meal. The best dish had to be the razor clam with parsnip cream and coffee emulsion, though the quinoa risotto came a close second. Cooking food as wonderful as that in a kitchen the size of a handkerchief was no mean feat.