When chef Eric Chavot returns to London, we’re bound to take notice. He was one of the great chefs of haute cuisine and held two Michelin stars, before going off to sunnier climes. But now he’s back… and no-one wants haute cuisine any more. So what’s he done? Opened a brasserie. Except Brasserie Chavot’s not a real brasserie, it’s Chavot’s take on one. Smart French dining is back as one of the dining trends for 2013, and Brasserie Chavot is an exemplar of it. For our review, read here. Guy Dimond
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