Food & Drink

Arty eats in Shoreditch

Published On 11/04/2011 Published On 11/04/2011
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1. Assemblage 60-62 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT (Shoreditch)

From a chef who so impressed Raymond Blanc on the Beeb's The Restaurant that he gave him a job in his own Michelin'd kitchen, this brick-walled, innovatively divided (by old cider vats-cum-trellises) room lionizes the food-as-art ethos with aesthetically pleasing culinary presentations lit by overhead gallery-style lighting at each place setting, prompting mothers to tell their children "don't Pick-asso at your food".