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Secret Service: Lifting the lid on the restaurant world
A great restaurant is as much about the service as the food. It’s about the smile when you arrive, the way you’re seated at your table, the glass of your favourite wine appearing as if by magic. Nothing is too much trouble.... Read more
26 January, 2018
 
Chai, Chaat & Chutney
Chetna Makan has travelled to the four corners of India - Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai - sampling the extreme varieties of street food on offer. Each area has subtle differences in ingredients and techniques, making the cuisine completely unique and full of character.... Read more
11 December, 2017
 
Claridge's: The Cookbook
An art deco jewel set in the heart of London's Mayfair, Claridge's - one of the world's best luxury hotels - has long been known for inspiring menus and exceptional dining from breakfasts and elevenses, through lunch and afternoon tea, and on to drinks, dinner and the dessert cart.... Read more
11 December, 2017
 
Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains
The first book ever produced with full access the Pink Floyd archive. Published to accompany the V&A's major summer exhibition, Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, celebrates 50 years of one of the greatest bands of all time.... Read more
5 October, 2017
 
Alexander McQueen by Claire Wilcox
This definitive publication on Alexander McQueen (1969 - 2010) invites you into the creative mind of one of Britain's most brilliant, daring and provocative designers. Accompanying the V&A's landmark exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty... Read more
5 October, 2017
 
The Vancouver Carts by Kelly Wood
Artist Kelly Wood began photographing Vancouver's 'cart culture' in 2004-2005, documenting the urban phenomena of repurposed shopping carts by the homeless and enterprising 'binners' street workers involved in underground economies such as collecting recyclables.... Read more
2 October, 2017
 
David Bowie is
David Bowie's career as a pioneering artist spanned nearly 50 years and brought him international acclaim. He continues to be cited as a major influence on contemporary artists and designers working across the creative arts.... Read more
30 September, 2017
 
The Cook Book by Tom Parker Bowles
It's a national icon, a British institution, the finest grocer of them all. Fortnum & Mason is a store that has fuelled the tide of British history, fed the appetites of kings and queens, maharajahs and czars, emperors, dukes and divas alike.Fortnum & Mason is a constantly evolving, hugely successfu... Read more
21 September, 2017
 
The World Atlas of Street Photography
More people than ever before live in the city, which critic Susan Sontag once described as ‘a landscape of voluptuous extremes’. The energetic, ever-changing pace of the metropolis has long lured photographers to capture, often candidly, the chaos, character and incident of modern urban life. Its th... Read more
19 September, 2017
 
Bianco By Chris Bianco
Chris Bianco’s perfect pizza’ has won him awards and accolades from fellow chefs, food critics and millions of customers since he first opened his diminutive Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix, Arizona.... Read more
19 September, 2017
 
My Virgin Kitchen By Barry Lewis
Barry Lewis shot to fame by posting brilliant videos on his YouTube channel My Virgin Kitchen. The channel became an overnight hit, gathering millions of views and now has over 600,000 subscribers. With the backing of Jamie Oliver, Barry became a regular on Jamie’s Food Tube channel.... Read more
19 September, 2017
 
Crave By Martha Collison
We all know the feeling. What starts as an insignificant little niggle, gently hinting at a kind of food, grows into a demanding craving. The kind that drags you out of bed in the middle of the night on a search for cheese, or causes you to break away from your desk in a desperate hunt for chocolate... Read more
19 September, 2017
 
Harry Gruyaert: East/West
At a time when the world was politically divided into East and West, Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert’s quest for light and sensuality led him to capture the colours of two very different worlds.... Read more
19 September, 2017
 
John Galliano: Unseen
Robert Fairer - American Vogue’s exclusive backstage photographer for over a decade, opens up his archive to unveil stunning photographs that were, until now, one of fashion’s best-kept secrets.... Read more
19 September, 2017
 
BULGARI: La Cucina Di Luca Fantin
On the top four floors of the Bulgari Ginza Tower, the brand’s flagship location in Tokyo, shoppers can enjoy an extra serving of luxury: a delectable meal crafted by the eponymous head chef of Il Ristorante Luca Fantin. Fantin blends key traditional ingredients straight from his Mediterranean homel... Read more
18 September, 2017
 
Family Photography Now
Family Photography Now presents 40 international image-makers who have turned their lens on the complex dynamics of the family, whether their own or other people's. In these pages you will find Swedish stay-at-home dads and Congolese first-time mothers, families with same-sex parents and families wi... Read more
18 September, 2017
 
Chanel Catwalk
Ever since his first show for the house in 1983, Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel collections have consistently made headlines and dictated trends the world over. For the first time, the key looks of every Chanel collection ever created by Lagerfeld are gathered in a single volume, offering a unique opportun... Read more
18 September, 2017
 
Paris Fashion: A Cultural History
Paris has been the international capital of fashion for more than 300 years. Even before the rise of the haute couture, Parisians were notorious for their obsession with fashion, and foreigners eagerly followed their lead.... Read more
18 September, 2017
 
The Teabowl: East and West
The teabowl has become an iconic form in contemporary ceramics. Having travelled from Japan, where it was an inherent part of chanoyu, or tea ceremony, it has evolved and adapted to become something very different in the West.... Read more
18 September, 2017
 
Afghanistan by Steve McCurry
Afghanistan has long been a country overwhelmed by tribal rivalries, colonial wars, and geo-political conflict. The Afghans have called their mountains “the land of rebellion,” a land that has not been successfully occupied since the times of Alexander the Great. These invaders - Persians, Arabs, Mo... Read more
6 September, 2017
 
 
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Seven Sins
Seven Sins
We put the spotlight on the industry's most recognisable faces in our new interview segment "Seven Sins". If you want to know what inspires the industry's movers and shakers or what your favourite food loving celebrity likes to indulge in then you'll find it in their Seven Sins.
 
Adam Smith
Executive Chef at Coworth Park
Adam Smith Seven Sins
Adam is considered one of the UK’s most talented chefs under 30 – he has...
Adam Smith
 
Atul Kochhar
Chef Patron, Benares Restaurant...
Atul Kochhar Seven Sins
Chef Patron of the highly acclaimed Benares restaurant in London, Atul...
Atul Kochhar
 
Alexandra Dudley
Cook book author, Land & Sea
Alexandra Dudley Seven Sins
Artist, Londoner and entrepreneur, Alexandra will travel far for good food...
Alexandra Dudley
 
Gennaro Contaldo
Training and Development Chef at...
Gennaro Contaldo Seven Sins
Gennaro Contaldo is one of the most respected chefs in London, as well...
Gennaro Contaldo
 
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