Alan Hocking
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As the Madrid Fusión food festival begins, meet the country’s rising culinary stars and chew over a trip to their restaurants, where there are affordable menus to be enjoyed before fame strikes

Guardian roundup: Make the most of the magnificent views along the Northumberland coast while savouring the best local seafood at these cafes and restaurants where affordable lunch menus make it possible to fill up without splashing out.

Alan Yau’s opulent Park Chinois finally opens its doors, ushering in a new era of glamorous dining with entertainment

Alan Yau’s opulent Park Chinois finally opens its doors, ushering in a new era of glamorous dining with entertainment

If you have time, stud the lamb a day in advance to allow the flavours to really permeate the meat

Roast lamb studded with rosemary & garlic, Marinate the leg of lamb in yoghurt for 48 hours first then the day before wash this off, dry lamb and stud with garlic and rosemary

It sums up the best of London right now, says Jay. And you don’t even need a car to get to Paradise Garage…

Paradise Garage is set in a railway arch, and run by inked-up staff who make pretty much everything in-house.

Masai Mara

Fly over the vast Masai Mara plains,Kenya, in a hot air balloon for your life-changing proposal.

Galicia beaches

Think of a beach holiday and Spain immediately comes to mind. Check out these secluded beaches in Spain.