DINING OUT: London Calling, Again

Two elegant newcomers jazz up the restaurant sceneǥone an old favorite with a major face-lift

ST ALBAN When Chris Corbin and Jeremy King opened their latest London restaurant, St Alban, at the end of last year without even a whisper of publicity, devotees flocked. After all, this is the pair behind the Wolseley, the former car showroom on Piccadilly, which opened in 2003 yet manages to appear as if it has been around for at least a century.

So far the reaction has been mixed. Corbin and King are known for their clubby interiors and Nanny-knows-best comfort dishes. Yet St Alban, housed in a former BBC radio studio, features jet-set banquettes with turquoise and amethyst upholstery...

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