London is getting itself a naked restaurant and 33,180 people are on the waiting list. *facepalm* In other, more important news, the Government is now involved in the restaurant tipping debate. It's looking like the 12.5% service charge won't be around for much longer.
Awards season has started with the much deserved Sportsman in Kent winning Best Pub at GQ's Food and Drink Awards and Fortnum and Mason announced those shortlisted for their awards in May - see the full list here.
The chaps from the Palomar are opening a new one called The Barbary in Neal's Yard and likewise the Tonkotsu duo will open Anzu in St James's. In Critics Corner, Grace Dent gives ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ to Mexican hotspot Santo Remedio and The Times' critic, Giles Coren, goes off piste in this article for Esquire about retiring from masturbation. And if this ingredients list of a McNugget isn't enough to put you off, I don't know what is.
Beagle in Shoreditch has a new chef - click above for the low down
How you could help elderly people in your area with just tea and cake
After the best sushi in town? We've found it in Clerkenwell at Sushi Tetsu