It takes cojones to open your first restaurant at the age of 26. For a female chef who lost her hearing when she was seven and now lip-reads instructions from her kitchen staff, it’s even more of an achievement. When I meet the bright-eyed Australian Bonny Porter at Balls & Company in Soho, London, it turns out she’s more than happy to let her balls do the talking.…Read More
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