The pop-up aims to highlight the growing problem of food waste and will serve diners dishes made using ingredients usually thrown away. Dishes will be sold at £15 per sharing dish, or £32 for high tea, between 24 February to 2 April on the department store’s rooftop.
Writing in the Observer, he says: “Thankfully the salt beef is as good as ever (with one caveat, which I’ll come to). The Brass Rail was, like me, born in 1966. When I first started going there, it was on a wood-lined mezzanine outside the food hall, all dark varnish and, as the name says, shiny brass rail, only later moving inside the food hall to a brightly lit space where it is today. Almost 20 years ago, when I started writing Day of Atonement, a novel about two Jewish boys who launch a world-beating business on the back of a machine for taking the fat off chicken soup quickly, I would visit for inspiration.” Continue reading