The Dumbwaiter had a drink with MEATliquor boss Scott Collins over the holidays but it was business between the Barolos for Collins, who had some important-looking documents printed for him in the pub’s office – watch out for big news from the burger business…
Scuber Eats? Is it just the Dumbwaiter that gets that sinking feeling when reading that apparently the official paperwork for the company the government has signed to provide cross-channel freight ferries after Brexit was cut and pasted from a meal-delivery company’s contract.
Front of house staff usually have to study the food sections to make sure they recognise reviewers when they come in, but with kerfuffle-king William Sitwell joining the Telegraph as restaurant critic, they need only have read as far as the news pages.
Pierre Koffmann was spotted in the queue outside Din Tai Fung the other day but looked happy not to have to line up for the very first pizza at the box-fresh James Street branch of Homeslice on Friday night.
From Sherwood Street to Siena. Here are The Dumbwaiter's Best Bites of the week.