Out of the frying pan: Jamie Oliver’s bruising encounter with Dublin diners
Jamie Oliver’s new Dublin restaurant got flak over an offensive cartoon before it had even opened its doors – and now that it’s open, the food reviewers have their knives out
It didn’t start well, and it hasn’t got much better, for Jamie Oliver since he re-announced his plan to open a new restaurant in Dublin. First came a public relations hiccup over a questionable cartoon displayed in the window of what would become Chequer Lane, and now, a collection of not-so-kind reviews have served up a fresh setback.
In early September, when the fitout for Oliver’s new venue was under way, a poster was erected ...