About Steve Dinneen

I'm the editor of City A.M. The Magazine, and editor of the daily newspaper's Life&Style section. We cover food, going out, art, technology and travel. I like to write about restaurants, theatre and video games.

2019 Articles

Can Gordon Ramsay hit gold again on the site of Maze with pan-Asian eating house Lucky Cat?
Can Gordon Ramsay hit gold again on the site of Maze with pan-Asian eating house Lucky Cat?
Ten years and several lifetimes ago, Jason Atherton was heading up the kitchen at Gordon Ramsay’s Maze. Back then, Ramsay [...]
October 4, 2019
Real-life Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort reveals why the UK will survive Brexit
Real-life Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort reveals why the UK will survive Brexit
The most remarkable thing about Jordan Belfort, the self-styled Wolf of Wall Street, is not his once-prodigious drug consumption or [...]
October 4, 2019
Weekly Grill: Executive chef of Bōkan Restaurant in Canary Wharf Guillaume Gillan  on how to improve your knife skills
Weekly Grill: Executive chef of Bōkan Restaurant in Canary Wharf Guillaume Gillan on how to improve your knife skills
Who are you and what do you do?   My name is Guillaume Gillan, executive chef of Bōkan Restaurant in Canary Wharf. [...]
October 4, 2019
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max review: The biggest leap in camera Apple has ever made
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max review: The biggest leap in camera Apple has ever made
For many years the most important words in a phonemaker’s lexicon were “thinner”, “lighter”, and “faster”. The race to achieve [...]
October 3, 2019
Two Ladies at Bridge Theatre review: A gripping but unremarkable political drama
Two Ladies at Bridge Theatre review: A gripping but unremarkable political drama
Two Ladies begins with a powerful image: FLOTUS Sophia enters with her cream two-piece covered with deep red blood. It’s [...]
October 3, 2019
Office Space: The weird and wonderful Shoreditch HQ of tech firm TransferWise
Office Space: The weird and wonderful Shoreditch HQ of tech firm TransferWise
Tech start-ups are famous – or perhaps infamous – for their idiosyncratic offices filled with ping pong tables and hammocks [...]
September 26, 2019
The Fancy Fork executive chef Shuli Wimer on her new menu and some unexpected Christmas trees
The Fancy Fork executive chef Shuli Wimer on her new menu and some unexpected Christmas trees
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Shuli Wimer and I’ve just joined Farmer J as [...]
September 25, 2019
Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy: An existential crisis has never felt so invigorating
Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy: An existential crisis has never felt so invigorating
This giant Antony Gormley retrospective feels like the artist’s unified theory of everything. The works are drawn from four decades [...]
September 23, 2019
A Very Expensive Poison at the Old Vic review: A rare breed of play from the creator of Enron
A Very Expensive Poison at the Old Vic review: A rare breed of play from the creator of Enron
Part love story, part police procedural, part political satire, A Very Expensive Poison gleefully defies categorisation.  Recounting the final days [...]
September 13, 2019
William Blake at Tate Britain review: A trip into the mind of a true revolutionary artist
William Blake at Tate Britain review: A trip into the mind of a true revolutionary artist
William Blake isn’t just an artist, he’s a figure almost as mythical as those he committed to paper, a part [...]
September 13, 2019
Blair Witch game review: Bloober Team over-stretches with this ambitious but flawed tale
Blair Witch game review: Bloober Team over-stretches with this ambitious but flawed tale
There are moments in Blair Witch that live up to the promise of the source material, recreating the sense of [...]
September 11, 2019
It Chapter 2 film review: Stephen King adaptation limps over the line
It Chapter 2 film review: Stephen King adaptation limps over the line
Pennywise the dreadful clown is brilliant as a twisted metaphor for our childhood fears. He is less brilliant as a [...]
September 6, 2019
Hansard at the National Theatre play review: Political drama is a blistering debut
Hansard at the National Theatre play review: Political drama is a blistering debut
George Osborne was in the audience for this blistering political drama by debut playwright Simon Woods, no doubt taking some [...]
September 6, 2019
Control game review: Alan Wake developer perfects its formula with this sci-fi masterpiece
Control game review: Alan Wake developer perfects its formula with this sci-fi masterpiece
When David Lynch and Mark Frost came up with the pitch for Twin Peaks, they ignored the prevailing wisdom for [...]
September 5, 2019