Jamie Oliver

It’s no surprise that Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire has collapsed

21 May 2019 12:43

I am not surprised that Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire has collapsed into administration. I reviewed his flagship restaurant on Piccadilly,…

Why we should all be eating out more

11 April 2019 22:39

Trade associations are even better journalistic sources than talkative taxi drivers. If you want to know what’s happening in the…

Don’t apologise, Jamie Oliver. Dawn Butler knows even less about jerk seasoning than you

22 August 2018 11:59

Earlier this week, the Labour MP Dawn Butler ‘called out’ Jamie Oliver for ‘appropriation’. His sin, according to the shadow…

Jamie Oliver should have stuck to recipes – he’s just no good at restaurants

20 February 2018 10:29

I am not surprised that Jamie Oliver is closing twelve of his twenty-seven branches of Jamie’s Italian, and his flagship…

Feeling the Brexit pinch? Jamie Oliver heads to Davos

12 January 2017 10:58

Last week the nation was dealt some devastating news when Jamie Oliver announced that he was closing not one but six…

The problem for Jamie’s Italian isn’t Brexit. It’s the menu, the prices and the narcissism

7 January 2017 12:05

Jamie’s Italian is closing six branches, blaming Brexit. After all, what else could explain the lack of customers? The below…

Banality not Brexit is to blame for Jamie’s Italian restaurants shutting

6 January 2017 16:11

So, yet another business in trouble thanks to this foul recession caused by Brexit. Or that’s what chief executive of…

A sugar tax would be (another) tax on the poor

22 October 2015 18:22

The fat man of Europe is getting fatter. His teeth are rotting from the sugar in his coke and chocolates. He…

Are bowls of pasta Blairite?

29 October 2014 18:54

If Thatcher was Britain’s Bonaparte, then Blair was most certainly our Louis-Philippe. It was during the reign of the latter…

George Orwell’s lesson for Jamie Oliver

27 August 2013 17:08

Jamie Oliver, eh, what a card? Why can’t Britain’s revolting poor eat better food? If they can afford televisions they…

The Hippy King

26 November 2012 17:55

Last month I brought you news that Prince Charles was blocking Freedom of Information requests to ensure that his communications with government…