Restaurateur opens deli next door to sell his own food

Chef Hristo Yankov in his new Abingdon deli

Buy this photo Chef Hristo Yankov in his new Abingdon deli

First published in News Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter covering Abingdon and Wantage, South Oxford and Kennington. Call me on 01865 425431

THE owner of Kitson’s restaurant in Abingdon High Street has opened a deli next door, selling his own food.

Chef Hristo Yankov’s OX14 Deli, which opened on Monday in a former tobacconist’s, features his own cured meats and smoked salmon, pickles, chutneys and freshly baked bread.

Mr Yankov said: “It has gone very well so far.

“In my restaurant next door I have the facility to produce a lot of food, and I wanted a place to sell it on the High Street.

“To open a new business at this time, you have to be either really stupid or really brave.

“I think I am a bit of both, but I believe in the concept.”

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