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Anna Ridgewell

Executive Chef

A lodge like Londolozi, although famous for its wildlife, is about far more than just that. The superb culinary experience which awaits every guest at Londolozi is thanks to the continued efforts of Anna, who has been instrumental in the development of new ...

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on London Food Safari – The San Pellegrino World 50 Best Restaurant Awards

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Marinda Drake
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Wow! Sounds like you had a great time Anna. The food looks amazing. Can’t wait for the next food safari blog.

Anna
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Thank you Marinda! It was a great time away! Next week same time!

Ian Hall
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I hope you got to visit Rules. My absolute favourite and good portions to boot.
Loved the salt aging fridges.
I feel my arteries hardening at the thought.

Anna
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Thank you Ian.
No i haven’t visited Rules? Where is it?
The salt ageing fridges were seriously impressive and the meat fantastic!

Ian Hall
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Hi Anna, it’s in Covent Garden-the oldest restaurant in London (1798). Noted for it’s game and pies.
Even has it’s own estate to furnish game.

Kate Collins
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Sounds amazing Anna, delicious foods and very well deserved awards, so pleased to see South Africa in the top 50!

Anna Ridgewell
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Thanks Kate!
Always an inspiration doing these blogs especially with your assistance!

Jill Grady
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Wow, sounds like an amazing tasting experience Anna! I have been to Gordon Ramsay’s Maze Grill in NYC and it was fantastic..sadly, no Gordon meeting for me though. I can’t wait to hear about the rest of your trip!

Anna Ridgewell
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Thanks Jill!
So glad you have also been to Maze in NYC. Keep watching as always, as the next chapter of the food safari is up on Saturday!

Jenny
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Very exciting to have LD-R in World’s Top 50 Best – well done South Africa. Wonderful food experience stimulus for you Anna – can’t wait to hear what you are serving up at Londolozi!

Anna Ridgewell
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Thank you Jenny!
We are serving up all kinds of culinary delights at the moment, all winter based and we also are serving the new high tea which is working out brilliantly! Look forward to a visit from you soon!

Kristine Dong
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Amazing, Anna! I hope you’re back in time for me to pop by for a visit in August 🙂

Anna Ridgewell
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Thank you Kristine!
I will be here the second half of August so hope to see you then!

Rich Laburn
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Thank you for sharing your experience the World’s 50 Best awards and also your other inspirations for the trip. Im definitely going to try the Brown Cow burger next time I am in London.

Anna
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Thank you Rich!
You will LOVE the Brown Cow! I in the meantime am busy recreating it in the Londolozi Kitchen as well!

Sue Prince
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Great blog Anna, looking forward to reading second instalment. We love Club Gascon in Smithfield, one for the list next time for you – would recommend to all that gave not been http://www.clubgascon.com/

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