Restaurant plates have never looked more lovely. But do they have to be so complicated? The Guardian’s restaurant critic considers five modern masterpieces, from the Ledbury and Sat Bains, to Hedone and the Sportsman
stone gem thrown among glass houses of Spinningfields...
Nestled among the glacial shimmering of the financial districts glass and steel superstructures, this quaint throwback is a much more natural affair – brick, stone and wood all come together to create a homely and pleasantly comforting building.
Serving sausages doesn't have to be a messy affair. Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten on New York’s Lower East Side arranges sliced sausages with the cuts going in opposite directions to create a chevron pattern and plates the items on a bed of sauerkraut.