Tasting Notes

Substance Over Style

Kerry Spencer meets the reluctant hero of haute Chinese cuisine, Tong Chee Hwee, at Hakkasan group’s newest London restaurant, HKK for FOUR’s UK Edition

“For now, HKK is just for London. I guess the market will dictate where we open more Hakkasan restaurants. I like that the Russian market is more open, which would allow me to express myself with the ingredients I want to use” It’s Wednesday lunchtime and I find myself on the achingly hip Farringdon-Shoreditch border. Am I cool enough to be here? Probably not, but I have good reason. Leaving behind the immaculate designer...

September 20, 2017

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FOURNews |  Fête de la Gastronomie 2017

The Fête de la Gastronomie is back in Paris on September 22-24, 2017. This national event highlight French gourmet meal that is part of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Everywhere in France, workshops, dinners, markets and meetings with producers await children and adults for a gourmet weekend full of flavours!

The Fête de la Gastronomie is a great popular celebration bringing together everyone around sharing, exchanging and discovering values thanks to all the actors of the gastronomy sector swinging into action on these special days. This year, the Fête de la Gastronomie will be held from Friday September 22 to Sunday September 24, 2017. The Fête de la Gastronomie aims at bringing together the whole community of culinary craftsmen...

September 19, 2017

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Respect the traditional way

FOUR discovers that the reigning harmony is characteristic of the Roca kitchen with the Roca brothers…

Heading into the kitchen at Celler de Can Roca it is clear that this restaurant is family run, Joan is responsible for the Savoury, Josep the sommelier and Jordi takes charge of the sweets. The success of the three brothers is clear to see as the restaurant was awarded its 3rd Michelin Star in 2009 and is the 2ndbest restaurant inStPellegrinolistaccording toRestaurantMagazine. El Celler de Can Roca is possibly the least well-known...

September 18, 2017

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#FOURNews | Bohemia Voted Best Restaurant in Channel Islands

With the recent news of Bohemia being voted as best restaurant in the Channel Islands, the restaurant now outranks some of the world’s most famous restaurants, cementing Bohemia on the international culinary map. The restaurant has moved up 13 places in the guide’s ‘Top 50 UK Restaurants 2018’ list, its highest ever ranking since opening

With the recent news of Bohemia being voted as best restaurant in the Channel Islands, the restaurant now outranks some of the world’s most famous restaurants, cementing Bohemia on the international culinary map. The restaurant has moved up 13 places in the guide’s ‘Top 50 UK Restaurants 2018’ list, its highest ever ranking since opening in 2003 and is the only restaurant in the Channel Islands to be featured. The list...

September 17, 2017

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