heston blumenthal

travel + culture

Britain’s Chain-Restaurant Renaissance

Never mind the high-end places; the real British food revolution is happening in far humbler establishments.
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: Little Chef

(HAMPSHIRE, U.K.) - The last time I ate at Little Chef, the U.K.’s largest chain of motorway fast-food outlets, the kitchen had a power outage, so they couldn’t make my omelet.
chefs + restaurants

Heston Blumenthal’s Fast-Food Franchise

Britain’s most famous chef redesigns the menu at his country’s version of HoJo’s.
chefs + restaurants

Chocolate’s Savory Side

The dark, complex flavors of cacao are finally making their way beyond just desserts.
chefs + restaurants

The Lord is My Chef

Fall on your knees, and hear the angel voices, for here are three cookbooks that give new meaning to the term “kitchen bible.”

The Corrections

Recent discoveries show us that practically everything we think we know about the science of taste is wrong, wrong, wrong.
July 2008
chefs + restaurants

The Gourmet Q + A: Grant Achatz and Heston Blumenthal

The chefs discuss the process of writing their forthcoming cookbooks, the audiences they hope to reach, and the term “molecular gastronomy.”
chefs + restaurants

Magic Moments from Madrid

Hundreds of chefs, writers, and critics turned out for Madrid Fusion, one of the most interesting get-togethers in the food world.
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