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Printers as Chef; Chicago’s The Pump Room Returns; Restaurants Will Save Our Fish; Rayner Mad Over G9 Manifesto; Chef Sedlar Returns; Lakshmi Bores

Dining and restaurant news… * Fishing for answers. Restaurants may hold the key to the sustainable seafood movement. [Forest Grove News Times] * Meet chef Hewlett Packard. Printers can now make food. I’m not kidding. [SmartPlanet] * Pump up the volume. Iconic Chicago restaurant The Pump Room is ready for its close up — and [...]

Restaurant News: Good Patios, Bad Reinventions, and French Chefs in London

* French chefs say “Oui!” to London restaurants. [The Guardian] * Chain restaurants set their sights on Manhattan. [Wall Street Journal] * Hotel restaurants are favoring function over form. [USA Today] * Naming a restaurant isn’t easy as you’d think. [The Atlantic] * Here’s what became of some of the country’s most famous restaurants of [...]

Pop-Up Restaurants in London; Outdoor Dining in Chicago; Forest Dining in NYC

Destination dining tips from pros in the know… * Popping over to London? Check out the restaurants that are literally popping up all over the city. [Wall Street Journal] * Looking for the best of, well, everything in the Bay Area? Use San Francisco’s Best Of Awards as your gastronomical guide. [SF Weekly] * If [...]

Restaurant News Roundup: Rules for the Perfect Restaurant; Morton’s Draws in Diners; Barbara Lynch’s Menton Nears Opening, and More

What people are talking about when they talk about restaurants this week… * Critic AA Gill reveals his version of the golden rules for a perfect restaurant — sort of. [London Times] * Morton’s thrives, proving that people are still eating plenty of red meat. [Wall Street Journal] * Having a power lunch in London? [...]

Well-Reviewed: Barbacco in San Francisco; Bistrot Bruno Loubet in the UK; Madhatter in DC; The Wright at the Guggenheim, and More

The latest of the greatest restaurant reviews… * Michael Bauer reviews Barbacco, sibling restaurant to successful Perbacco, happily awarding it three stars. [San Francisco Chronicle] * Miami’s Barolo Ristorante has reinvented itself, earning a couple of stars from Victoria Pesce Elliot. [Miami Herald] * Bistrot Bruno Loubet in London is serving up deep-fried pig, and [...]

Top Vancouver Restaurants for Medal-Worthy Meals

Heading to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics? Get a competitive advantage over your fellow foodies with the scoop on 10 top restaurants serving meals as memorable as the games. 1. Araxi. Araxi has been satisfying Whistler diners for nearly two decades, but the name may be familiar to fans of Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell’s Kitchen.” [...]

Chef Watch: Michael Voltaggio Cooks and Tells; New York Post Has a Beef with Alain Ducasse; Norman Van Aken Opens His Recipe Book; The World’s Most Influential Chef; Charlie Trotter’s New Hire, and More

Chefs making food and headlines… •    Michael Voltaggaio, winner of season 6 of “Top Chef” shows football fans how to have a very molecular gastronomic Super Bowl party. Does that mean deconstructed nachos? [Los Angeles Times] •    Speaking of Chef Voltaggio, who is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room at The Langham, he answers [...]

Harwood Arms Earns First Michelin Star for a London Gastropub

At 27, Harwood Arms head chef Stephen Williams has been cooking for just six years. However, he’s got two things fellow gastropub-runner Gordon Ramsay does not: a London Gastropub’s first Michelin star and a kind demeanor in the kitchen. The London Evening Standard spoke with him to discover what’s behind his good attitude and what’s [...]

The S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Restaurant magazine announced the winners of the “S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants” awards at a ceremony in London. Included are Per Se, Alinea, The French Laundry, Le Bernardin, Jean Georges, Masa, and Daniel. Chez Panisse,  L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Manresa, and Del Posto were ranked among the top 100. Congratulations to all the honorees. [...]