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One of the world’s top food critics lunches big names in a restaurant of his choosing. Crackling anecdotes and blistering chat, lubricated by killer cooking. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production.

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Out To Lunch with Jay Rayner Somethin’ Else

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 43 Ratings

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One of the world’s top food critics lunches big names in a restaurant of his choosing. Crackling anecdotes and blistering chat, lubricated by killer cooking. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production.

For official show merch, head to: https://kontraband.shop/collections/out-to-lunch

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Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Gregory Porter

    Gregory Porter

    On playing chess with Chadwick Boseman, singing posthumous duets with Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole, and the recent grief of losing his brother to Covid-19. 

    Grammy-Award winning singer and songwriter Gregory Porter goes out to lunch with Jay. 



    Gregory and Jay tuck into a delicious meal from Holborn Dining Room: https://holborndiningroom.com/ enjoyed in the beautiful Scarfes Bar: https://scarfesbar.com/ 



    Find all of Gregory’s upcoming tour dates here: https://www.gregoryporter.com/tour/ 



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    Out To Lunch is a Somethin’ Else and Jay Rayner Production. 


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    • 40 min
    Fay Ripley

    Fay Ripley

    Reviewing Gwyneth Paltrow’s vagina candle, receiving birthday messages from the Cold Feet cast, and her upcoming cameo in Aisling Bea’s new film about competitive vegetable growing. It’s the third helping of Out to Lunch: The Cheese Course, and Jay invites actress Fay Ripley back to indulge in their shared love of food over a cheese board.

    Fay and Jay enjoy a selection of delicious goats and ewe cheese made by master cheesemakers at Paxton and Whitfield. You can order this special selection here: https://www.paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk/detail/index/sArticle/1312

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    Out To Lunch is a Somethin’ Else and Jay Rayner Production.

    Patrick Kielty

    Patrick Kielty

    On hearing Leonardo DiCaprio practice the Oscar speech that never happened, attending weekend house parties at Mo Mowlam’s royal residence, and being moved to tears during filming for his recent documentary, comedian and presenter Patrick Kielty goes Out to Lunch with Jay Rayner. 



    Patrick and Jay indulge in a delicious meal courtesy of Otto’s French Restaurant, London: https://www.ottos-restaurant.com/ 



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    Out To Lunch is a Somethin’ Else and Jay Rayner Production. 


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    • 41 min
    Simon Reeve

    Simon Reeve

    On hunting down two South African neo-Nazi terrorists, entering the most dangerous prison in the world with a bishop for protection, and being asked to infiltrate Al-Qaeda, author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker Simon Reeve weighs up the value of these high adrenaline adventures against the reality of leaving his son for weeks at a time, when he goes out to lunch with Jay Rayner. 



    Simon Reeve and Jay enjoy a delicious steak at Gaucho, London Bridge: https://gauchorestaurants.com/restaurants/tower-bridge/ 



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    Out To Lunch is a Somethin’ Else and Jay Rayner Production. 



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    • 39 min
    Jack Whitehall

    Jack Whitehall

    On discovering "the best restaurant in Cardiff" with Eva Longoria, trying out The Rock's wrestling moves on Emily Blunt, and his friendship with the late Richard Griffiths. 



    Actor, comedian, and presenter Jack Whitehall goes out to lunch with Jay. 



    Jack and Jay enjoy a delicious kebab at Maison Bab, London: https://www.eatlebab.com/ 



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    • 41 min
    Dame Eileen Atkins

    Dame Eileen Atkins

    On stealing lifts home with Laurence Olivier, Colin Farrell's proposition of sex without strings, and turning down working with Martin Scorsese, award-winning stage and screen actor Dame Eileen Atkins goes out to lunch with Jay. 



    Dame Eileen and Jay enjoy fine dining in the heart of theatreland at The Delaunay, London: https://www.thedelaunay.com/ 



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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

PaellaMike ,

Great

Just love these Jay. Only seen you as a critic on master chef. Now get to understand you more and great respect for your research and interviewing style.

LondonSwings ,

Love it

Great guests and super banter.

DaisyBriana ,

Loved it

Thanks for another interesting podcast! I love listening to Jay. My fave food critic. Thanks for having Jamie on the podcast, he is a pleasure to listen to as well.

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