'Hawksmoor has redefined the steakhouse. It's brought great food, an amazing vibe and great cocktails together all under one roof to make it one of the best restaurants, not just in London, but in all of Britain.' Gordon Ramsay
From inauspicious beginnings, Hawksmoor has become a restaurant institution. Both the company and the restaurants have won numerous awards, and the distinctly British food, revolving around charcoal-grilled steaks and seafood, has made Hawksmoor amongst the busiest restaurants in the country. Now with seven restaurants, including a dedicated cocktail bar, Hawksmoor brings you Restaurants & Recipes, an essential read for anyone interested in the realities of restaurants, revealing the trials and tribulations faced along the way, as well as the people, places and plates that have made it so successful. From refined, tweaked and perfected Hawksmoor favourites like Mac 'n' Cheese to the Steak Slice that caused a social media storm, and from a light and elegant Lobster Slaw to big carnivorous sharing feasts, this book will make you look at the classics anew and fall in love with a whole new collection of dishes for the first time. Bringing together recipes from all the Hawksmoor restaurants, and with insights like how to cook the titans of steaks like the Tomahawk, and the intricate cocktail spec sheets used by the bar staff, Hawksmoor: Restaurants & Recipes is the ultimate bible for booze and beefy perfection - an immaculately researched, sometimes irreverent look into Hawksmoor's obsessions and inspirations.
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 1425 g
Dimensions: 268 x 218 x 29 mm
An unputdownable tome of witty prose, teaming helpful how-tos (e.g. 'dispatching' a lobster humanely), and mouthwatering recipes ... A delightfully entertaining read, one that'll have you smiling and salivating in equal measures, reaching for the phone to make a reservation, and quite possibly perusing their recruitment page for openings ... this, for its originality, entertainment factor and promise of deliciousness, is hands down my favourite.* Running in Heels *
There aren't enough superlatives to describe the Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar. Unrivalled bar food, exemplary cocktails and charming bartenders. * Evening Standard *
Incredible steaks...a culinary love song to beef * Time Out *
If a city gets the restaurant it deserves then London has clearly been a very good girl of late. -- Jay Rayner * Observer *
The bar would keep any cocktail fan in bliss for hours. * Independent *
There aren't many steakhouse that you'd visit purely for its drinks list, but Hawksmoor does booze as impressively as beef. * Square Meal *
There's nowhere else that combines food of this freshness and quality with drinks of this calibre. For a pleasant, fun night out that won't break the bank it's hard to think of anywhere preferable. * GQ *
Hawksmoor's three restaurants are already well known for their amazing steak, but they're about to find fame for great cocktails, too. * Grazia Magazine *
Flawless, the best steak you will find anywhere. -- Giles Coren * The Times *
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