João Rodrigues’s food mission and new London restaurant Lasdun
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5 May 2023
Photo: Harriet Clare
This week, Markus Hippi speaks to Jon Rotheram, co-founder of new London restaurant Lasdun, while Ivan Carvalho catches up with chef João Rodrigues in the Minho region of Portugal. Plus: Sophie Monaghan-Coombs visits the Wellcome Collection’s new exhibition, ‘Milk’, and the week’s top food and drink headlines.
5 May 2023
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