Dry Extract Interview: Russell Norman of Polpo, London
Russell Norman of Polpo, London
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Russell Norman is a restaurateur, author and broadcaster. He founded the Polpo group of restaurants in London and has won numerous awards for his cookbooks. His most recent is "Venice: Four Seasons of Home Cooking.” In 2014 he presented the BBC documentary series “The Restaurant Man.” His next project sees him return to his roots: he will be opening Trattoria Brutto, a traditional Tuscan restaurant and bar, in London’s Farringdon in autumn of 2021.
The best advice I ever got
My life motto
I am currently reading
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
My most played music track
Solsbury Hill by Peter Gabriel
If I didn’t do my current job I would be
A beach bum on a Greek island
Skill I don’t currently possess but would like to have
My favourite kind of exercise
I relax while
My essential newspaper/magazine
I have learnt a lot from
My last meal and sip will be
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