Monocle 24: The Menu

Monocle 24: The Menu

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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.

Episodes

Health through eating  

We meet the founders of Mindful Chef recipe boxes who have released a book to explain their cooking philosophy. Plus: what connects Melania Trump and sausages, and the week’s headlines from Australia.

Food Neighbourhoods 26: Rome, Testaccio  

Monocle’s David Plaisant takes us to the neighbourhood of Testaccio, a delicious antidote to the chaotic central Rome.

Pitti Taste: the best of Italian produce  

We get the highlights from the Pitti Taste food fair in Florence and find out how restaurateur Kurt Zdesar always knows what the next big thing for hospitality is. Plus: the week’s top headlines from Istanbul.

Food Neighbourhoods 25: Chicago, Irving Park Road  

Monocle contributor Alison Cuddy and local food lover Coyote DeGroot tour Chicago’s historic Irving Park Road.

Pay what you want  

The success of a pay-what-you-want concept at a Rio de Janeiro café, British meat guru Richard Turner’s top tips and why Chicago has become a force to be reckoned with on the US culinary scene.

Food Neighbourhoods 24: Berlin, Savignyplatz  

Monocle's Kati Krause tours Berlin's Savignyplatz with Daliah Hoffman, food editor of ‘Mit Vergnügen’ magazine.

Fuss-free cooking  

Thomasina Miers’ fuss-free approach in the kitchen, Seoul’s trouble with fried-chicken joints and Madrid’s new speciality saffron shop.

Food Neighbourhoods 23: Lisbon, Alcantara  

Monocle’s Syma Tariq and urban researcher and travel guide Francesca Savoldi tour the Lisbon neighbourhood of Alcantara.

Is London’s food scene broken?  

In a special edition live from Monocle HQ, Grace Dent, Nicholas Lander, Martin Morales and Jonathan Downey discuss what needs fixing in the capital’s restaurants – and what they can teach the rest of the world.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

Food Neighbourhoods 22: Florentin, Tel Aviv  

Monocle’s Mary Pelletier and Inbal Baum of the culinary tour company Delicious Israel visit the Tel Aviv’s fastest-growing food destination.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

Making way for the new  

The Austrian restaurateur fighting conventions and the wine-subscription service getting customers out of their comfort zones. Plus: why saffron is not just for risotto, buns and biryanis.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

Food Neighbourhoods 21: Amsterdam, Javastraat  

Monocle’s Venetia Rainey and performer Maureen de Jong tour Amsterdam’s eastern neighbourhoods.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

Jamie Oliver  

Jamie Oliver on the successes, failures and the biggest lessons he has learned over the course of his career, plus the week’s top headlines from the US.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

Food Neighbourhoods 20: New Delhi, Majnu Ka Tilla  

Food tour guide Anubhav Sapra is our guide to the New Delhi neighbourhood of Majnu Ka Tilla, a destination for amazing Tibetan food.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

The reappraisal of British food  

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.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

Food Neighbourhoods #19: Colonia Juárez, Mexico City  

Food tour guide and blogger Rocio Vasquez is our guide to the Mexico City neighbourhood of La Juárez, which is famous for its excellent restaurants.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

The blue wine controversy  

How a new wine from the Basque Country is causing a commotion among the area’s producers, the most prominent coffee trends in 2017 and the week’s top headlines from around Europe.


Join us at Midori House in London on Friday 24 February for a special live recording of The Menu. For details and to book tickets visit https://monocle.com/events/the-menu-live/.

Food Neighbourhoods #18: Milan, Brera  

Monocle correspondent Ivan Carvalho is our guide to the Milan neighbourhood of Brera, famous for its food shops and restaurants.

A restaurant with no kitchen  

A Finnish restaurant where customers enjoy takeaway food, French master-baker Eric Kayser on what makes a successful bakery, the week’s top headlines from Down Under and the benefits of cooking with nut butter.

Food Neighbourhoods #17: Helsinki, Bulevardi  

Food-and-wine writer Arto Koskelo and Monocle’s Petri Burtsov take a tour Bulevardi, one of Helsinki’s most historic streets, in crisp minus 20C winter weather.

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