2012's best restaurants, from the people who own restaurants
We got the capital's most esteemed hunger-assassins to wax lyrical about their favourite new places of 2012, then playfully slapped them on the wrist when they said "my place"
Peter Prescott, Director, Prescott & Conran, Boundary Hotel/ Albion Cafe/ Lutyens Restaurant "St John Hotel, 28-50 in Marylebone, Medlar.
Ernesto Paiva, Executive Chef, Garufin "The Fryers Delight on Theobolds road (great fish and chips), Mckanna Meats also on Theobolds (fantastic butcher just on Garufin's doorstep), Maltby Street Market and Smithfield Market (love it early in the morning when it’s really buzzing and alive), Cay Tre on Old Street, Dinner by Heston and last but not least Prufrock Coffee.
James Lyon-Shaw, Executive Chef, ETM Group "Tramshed.
Giorgio Locatelli, Michelin Star Executive Chef, Locanda Locatelli "La Bodega Negra in Soho.
Tarryn Ginsberg, Corporate General Manager, Cantina Laredo "I have a weakness for burgers and love Lucky Chip -- because they're mini you can try more than one combo, so it's my idea of heaven."