There's no getting around that it's been tough out there on the High Street recently. We've already seen the collapse of Patisserie Valerie and now here comes the most high-profile collapse yet. Jamie Oliver has announced that his restaurant group has gone into administration.
25 of his restaurants are affected - mainly Jamie's Italians - but there are two high-profile restaurants too, Barbecoa
It's been a bad couple of weeks for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. Following news that he was closing 12 of his Jamie's Italian restaurants last month, comes the confirmation of rumours that both his Barbecoa restaurants have closed their doors.
Fellow restaurateur Martin Williams of M Restaurants said yesterday that he wanted to buy both Barbecoa restaurants from Oliver. In a statement Williams said: "I believe there is a future
Jamie Oliver now has two Barbecoa restaurants in London - we went to check them out.
We take a look at the latest restaurant from Jamie Oliver, which sees him opening a second Barbecoa, on Piccadilly.
These were not just any radishes. These were Jamie Oliver's radishes - all the way from his own farm, delivered straight to his Fifteen restaurant in Hoxton for a one off 'Night in' with acclaimed young cookery writer Anna Jones. We went along to try her vegetarian feast - and hear about the great work of the Jamie's Fifteen apprentice scheme.
Anna - whose second book, A Modern Way to Cook, comes out next month - graduated as an apprentice in 2003, and hasn't looked back. No better person, then, to kick off this series of special dinners.