Chef interview with Aiden Byrne

Wednesday, February 27th , 2008

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I had a fine meal in 2007 in the unlikely setting at the Dorchester Grill Room.  Anyone who can cook well without being distracted by the prancing highlanders on the walls of the dining room there must have character, and Aiden gives an interesting interview including a scary story.

I have also added some new features to the web site which you should hopefully find helpful.  There are now a lot of London entries, and whereas before you could search by cuisine, price etc, you could not do both together.  Now you can do a multi-term search e.g. look for "a Chinese restaurant in West London with a rating of at least 2/10 with an average price per head between £25 and £50 for a three course meal wth drinks".  Give it a try!

I have also added two Google maps i.e. they are fully interactive and you can zoom into whatever level of detail you need.  One is of London restaurants, as sometimes you just want to see what is around a particular location e.g. "I'm going to the cinema - what is near there".  The other is a map of all the Michelin starred restaurants in the UK.  Do let me know if you spot any errors.