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Michelin restaurant refuses to refund £660 after family's dad dies

When a guest's father passed away the day the party was due to dine at the Fordwich Arms, the restaurant refused to refund the £660 prepayment.
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Types of line cook
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Pirate, perfectionist or paranoid: what type of chef are you?

From the veteran to the angry chef, which one are you and how many have you worked with? US chef Paul Sorgule defines the ten most common types of cook found in professional kitchens.
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English breakfast
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Find out why the English Breakfast could soon be extinct

A new study found that one in five Brits under 30 have never eaten a full English breakfast and the fry up could 'die with the next generation'.
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Sat Bains
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Sat Bains refuses to cook vegan food and calls it a "rip off"

Two Michelin star chef Sat Bains has claimed that his Nottingham restaurant won’t do vegan food.
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Paul Bocuse restaurant loses third Michelin star after 55 years

After 55 years the famous Paul Bocuse restaurant in Lyon has been downgraded from three Michelin stars to two.
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Most expensive Cheddar
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These rare 20-year-aged cheddar costs more than Wagyu beef

This rare 20-year-aged Cheddar, at $209 per pound, costs more than Wagyu beef.
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Gordon Ramsay
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Ramsay wants you for his 'Future Food' TV show

Gordon Ramsay is looking for candidates for his new BBC TV show Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars. Here’s how to apply.
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Franco Pepe
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Kiwi on pizza: Italy's best pizza maker says "why not?"

With an image of kiwi on pizza dividing the Internet this week, we asked Italy's best pizza chef Franco Pepe for the definitive opinion.
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Eddie Huang CRS campaign
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Why "Chinese restaurant syndrome" is BS!

MSG has been negatively associated with Chinese food for too long. Eddie Huang is on a campaign to correct this inherent racism, starting with the dictionary's definition of "Chinese restaurant syndrome".
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Amateur cook mistakes
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14 common cooking mistakes that make professional chefs mad

Professional chefs take home cooks to task with some of their most common kitchen mistakes. Which ones are you guilty of?
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Alain Ducasse
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Ducasse leads fight against Dry January

Chef Alain Ducasse has come out against the idea of Dry January and is instead encouraging his customers to drink more and not less in the first month of the year.
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Cows
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How farm-free food can save the planet

With current agricultural practices threatening our very existence, the strides made by science in the farmfree foods movement offer hope for the future.
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Fake steak by Novameat
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Is this the most realistic fake steak ever?

Novameat has developed a 3D printed fake beef steak that mimics the taste and meaty texture of real meat, claiming that it is the most realistic fake steak to date.
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What were the most important dishes ever created?

Signature Dishes that Matter brings the history of gastronomy to life by putting over 200 of the most iconic dishes ever created in the world under the spotlight in 300 years of dining out. Take a look inside.