The Leader podcast: Is Salt Bae’s London restaurant worth it?

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David Beckham rubbed shoulders with Salt Bae (nusr_et/Instagram)
David Beckham rubbed shoulders with Salt Bae (nusr_et/Instagram)

The Evening Standard’s Reveller editor, David Ellis, joins us to discuss Salt Bae’s new restaurant in Knightsbridge, which serves a steak for £840 and a cappuccino for a bargain £50.

Nusr-Et’s been slammed by critics, including our own Jimi Famurewa, but remains packed with punters and celebrities keen to have the internet-famous chef slice up their meat at their table.

But can a restaurant survive on hype alone?

We also talk about how Salt Bae rose from being a butcher in Turkey to an international culinary superstar, with a little help from Bruno Mars.

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You can find us on your Spotify Daily Drive or wherever you stream your podcasts.

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