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Monocle 24: The Menu

Our guide to the world of food, drink and entertaining, The Menu serves up interviews with the world’s most creative chefs, introduces the makers behind the scenes and the ingredients that will soon be landing on your restaurant table.

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In praise of home cooking

Top UK chef Ollie Dabbous’s top tricks for elevating your cooking to another level. Plus: how Helsinki’s Finnjävel restaurant won a Michelin star with its Finnish home-cooking classics.


24 Sep 2021

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‘Tools for Food’

The stories behind some of the most-used kitchen tools and appliances, plus legendary food writer Claudia Roden’s collection of her favourite recipes from the Mediterranean.


17 Sep 2021

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A recipe by the chef behind Junsei, a yakitori restaurant in London’s Marylebone.


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From the Netherlands to London

We speak to the founder of The Seafood Bar, a Dutch hit restaurant concept that’s just opened in London. Also in the programme: the latest food and drink news from Latin America.


10 Sep 2021

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Food Neighbourhoods 251: Recipe edition, Bonnie Chung

A delicious tofu recipe by Bonnie Chung, founder of food brand Miso Tasty and author of new book ‘Tofu Tasty’.


7 Sep 2021

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How the Mad Foundation changed the world

René Redzepi of Copenhagen restaurant Noma launched the Mad Foundation and Mad Symposium 10 years ago. Also in the programme: Monocle’s new neighbour in London Junsei Yakitori and the week’s food and drink headlines.


3 Sep 2021

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Food Neighbourhoods 250: Recipe edition, Emanuel de Sousa

We are off to Porto to hear a recipe for a simple starter from Emanuel de Sousa, owner of restaurant Early and hotel Rosa et Al in the city’s Bombarda arts district.


31 Aug 2021

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José Pizarro

London’s pioneer of Spanish cuisine on launching two new restaurants. Plus, how Hong Kong’s hospitality industry has bounced back from the pandemic.


27 Aug 2021

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Food Neighbourhoods 249: Recipe edition, Malin de Silva

The head chef of London’s Paradise restaurant picks one of his favourite Sri Lankan recipes.


24 Aug 2021

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Back in action

Chef James Knappett on how 15 months of closure shaped his London restaurant Kitchen Table. Plus, why Montevideo is Latin America’s ice-cream hot spot, and Bonnie Chung’s top tips for using tofu at home.


20 Aug 2021

Rank #10