Early on in the lockdown, Mark Hix announced that all his restaurants were to close. And while we may well still see a Hix-owned restaurant make a return in the future, the chef himself isn't sitting around. He's just joined Soren Jessen's 1 Lombard Street, overseeing all the food and beverage at the City restaurant.
We all know how tough it is in the restaurant business right now, so we're sad to be reporting the demise of Mark Hix's restaurant empire.
The news was broken by The Telegraph over the weekend, which revealed that all of Hix's London restaurants would be closing, along with
In the restaurant world, as with so many others, as one door shuts another opens. And while Mark Hix may have closed his restaurant at Selfridges, he's now popped along to Bond Street where he's opening a restaurant in residence on the second floor at Fenwick today.
Mark’s at Fenwick of Bond Street takes over the old Bond and Brook restaurant on the department store's second floor. The all day restaurant will open from breakfast to early supper -
It's nearly time for 2017 - which will be a blessing for many - but before we get to the festivities, there's just the matter of the New Year Honours list. You'll have read about many of the celebs who are getting awarded this year, but we're calling out a couple of names from the London restaurant industry who also got recognised.
First off, there's Mark Hix - the restaurateur known for Hix restaurants in