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10:16 UK time, Wednesday, 10 February 2010

"[The owner] said the food was too poncey and he wanted traditional pub grub" - Michelin-starred chef Ryan Simpson, who quit his job after a dispute over the type of food he was serving up.

Paul Castle, owner of The Goose in Britwell Salome, Oxfordshire, wasn't happy with the fine dining dishes on the menu and wanted a switch to burger and chips. "It was not the sort of food that local people ate and we wanted something a bit more accessible," his spokesman said.
More details (The Times)

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