Bill Knott worked as a chef for 10 years before co-founding the food and drink magazine Eat Soup. He has since written for a host of magazines and newspapers worldwide, including stints as restaurant critic for the Daily Telegraph and – for more than a decade – as The Gannet in the Financial Times. He is also the drinks columnist for The Oldie, has led food and wine tours to Champagne, Bordeaux, the Rhône, the Loire, Sicily and the Douro Valley and has featured frequently on television and radio. He never skips lunch.
Daniel Boulud: ‘I get told that fine dining is over, but I don’t think so’
With the launch of his long-delayed restaurant in New York, French-born chef Daniel Boulud speaks to Bill Knott on the move away from meat-based menus and the future of fine dining, post-pandemic
Giorgio Locatelli: ‘There isn’t really such a thing as Italian cuisine’
He’s London’s most famous Italian chef, and now a tv star back in his native Italy. So what does Giorgio Locatelli make of the way Italian food is presented in his adopted homeland?