10 Feb

Freddy Bird’s latest appearance on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen

A visit to Saturday Kitchen is possibly one of the only way of getting me out of bed before 7am on a Saturday… but it really is the most enjoyable TV set to visit. On Saturday Freddy appeared on the show alongside the brilliant host Matt Tebbutt,  supported by his drinks co-host Olly Smith, with […]

25 Jan

Don McCullin Show at Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Smith & Baxter were lucky to visit Hauser & Wirth in Bruton Somerset on Friday for a special press preview of Sir Don McCullin’s new exhibition The Stillness of Life and the solo show by artist Not Vital entitled Scarch. Both artists were on site to show a team of journalists and writers around both […]

23 Jan

The Turkish Cookbook wins special André Simon Award

Author Musa Dagdeviren received a Special Commendation for his groundbreaking book in London earlier this week. The prestigious Andre Simon awards showcase the best of contemporary food and drink writing and are now in their 41styear. Musa attended the awards at London’s Goring Hotel with his family, photographer Toby Glanville and his publisher Phaidon Press on […]

18 Nov

Black Axe Mangal book makes front cover of The Sunday Times Ireland

We are delighted that the first extract feature interview with Lee Tiernan made front cover of The Sunday Times Magazine Irish edition.  The interview with Chef Lee Tiernan was published to coincide with the launch of his first book Black Axe Mangal published by Phaidon where he talks about his books, London restaurant and his […]

03 Nov

Hepple Spirits Douglas Fir Vodka featured on C4’s Sunday Brunch

Hepple Spirits Douglas fir Vodka was featured on Channell 4’s Sunday Brunch in the weekly Drinkypoos slot. Vodka expert Matt Pomeroy selected his choice of Autumnal English vodkas may the country’s most exciting producers. It was thoroughly enjoyed by Jeff Goldblum, Simon Rimmer, Liz Bonnin and Tim Lovejoy.  

05 Aug

Marina O’Loughlin reviews littlefrench in The Sunday Times Magazine

Over the moon with the restaurant review published in The Sunday Times Magazine for client littlefrench and chef Freddy Bird… I will simply quote Marina ‘There are four of us for lunch, four very different people, different ages, different tastes. At the end, each of us pushes away our empty plates with a sigh, saying […]

07 Jul

littlefrench opens this weekend

On Friday 5th July littlefrench opened its doors to plenty of buzz and excitement in Bristol. The restaurant is chef Freddy Birds’s first solo venture, offering unpretentious French food, engaging wines at sensible prices, and most of all a relaxed friendly vibe. On the first night of service guests ate classic regional French dishes froma […]

25 Jun

Magnus Nilsson features on BBC Radio Four’s The Food Programme

In this week’s episode of the food programme, Dan Saladino meets internationally renowned chef and food writer Magnus Nilsson. The author of The Nordic Baking Book takes Saladino on a culinary tour of the Nordic regions, beginning with a visit to his world-famous restaurant Fäviken and ending with a baking session at Magnus’ family home. […]

14 Jun

The Photographic Dog Show 2019

Smith & Baxter are proud to be working with The Photographic Dog Show – a charity exhibiton that will be raising proceeds for Battersea Dogs Home and Canine Rescue. Zelda Cheatle, the renowned photographic editor and curator, has brought together an exhibition of works from some of the world’s finest photographers including Magnum superstar Elliott Erwitt, legendary […]

25 Apr

Co-author of Tu Casa Mi Casa secures titles of ‘World’s Best Female Chef’

Today it was announced that Daniela Soto-Innes has won the title of ‘The World’s Best Female Chef’ for 2019. Known for running internationally renowned Mexican eateries Cosme and Alta, Soto-Innes has been a trailblazer on the New York food scene since 2014. She displaces last years winner, Clare Smyth of Core in London, from the […]

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