The man who made his shed into London's top-rated (fake) restaurant
When people start applying for jobs at your non-existent restaurant, things get out of hand
– Fake restauranteur Oobah Butler
When you think about booking a table for a special occasion, do you look online for the best rated? If so, you might do so more cautiously after hearing Oobah Butler's story of how he became London's top up-and-coming restauranteur, without so much as sautéing a scallop.
The Vice journalist managed to fool food lovers and tourists using Trip Advisor into thinking the garden shed he lives in was London's top-rated restaurant, thanks to fake reviews written by friends and some rather deceptive photography.
He even let a few guests book a table, serving them frozen food (free of charge) - which they liked so much they asked if they could come again!
"I was laughing through all of this. Until it got a bit out of hand," he told Ben and a rather disapproving Susanna on Thursday morning's show.
Watch the interview above to find out how he did it...