10 Jul 2011
“Surprise! I’ve arranged an interview for you for a fancy Canary Wharf job” I joked as we walked into an old office block. I could see the initial confidence that the birthday surprise I was providing would be a restaurant meal dissolve into bewilderment and mild panic.
The reaction could be read as clearly as if it had been framed within a speech bubble above the confused face. “Huh? What is this place? Oh god, could it really be for a job interview? Or worse, a job interview with a cooking component!”
In actual fact I had booked a dinner session with The Clove Club featuring Young Turks – a trio of London’s most exciting young chefs. It was part of the Restaurants in Residence showcase of the best restaurants in London’s underground, pop-up, dining scene. (more…)