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The Tatler Restaurant Awards 2018 sees 108 Garage and Rochelle Canteen come top

Of all the restaurant awards in town, The Tatler awards are among the hardest to predict - veering away from the usual suspects while still delivering gongs to much-deserved spots. And this year's list is no exception with a well-earned Test of Time award for Rochelle Canteen as well as the top prize to 108 Garage. Who will be very pleased, given the imminent launch of their next restaurant.

So h…

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​Mr Ji's ​Taiwanese fried chicken pops up on Camden Parkway

If you can’t get enough of the crunchy nuggets of joy that are fried chicken in your life, then this is one for you. Mr Ji, a Taiwanese-inspired fried chicken restaurant is popping up for five weeks in Camden, and there'll be cayenne dips, ginger doughnuts and spiked teas to boot.

It's the brainchild of Sam Green and Samuel Haim, who came up with the idea while hiking in Taipei. Plus, fried food…

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Borough Wine & Beers' next residency is Elaine & Pete's Dining Room

The chef from Dalston’s A Little Of What You Fancy is the latest to step into the residency role at Borough Wines & Beers downstairs brewery.

Elaine Chalmers, along with her long-term associate chef Pete Le Faucheur will be setting up Elaine & Pete’s Dining Room in Brewery Below.

It’ll be a seasonal, regularly changing menu with some intriguing ingredient combinations, like artichoke croq…

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Sophie’s Steakhouse Soho sets up in Great Windmill Street’s Moulin Cinema

It’s been 15 years since Sophie Bathgate and Rupert Power set up their Chelsea steakhouse inspired by the steakhouses of New York. Now they’ve moved to Soho’s iconic Moulin Cinema for a huge new project.…

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Bread Ahead arrives in Mayfair with sourdough, sandwiches and a Christmas pud doughnut

Borough Market bakers Bread Ahead are heading to Mayfair for a temporary wintery bakery , bringing breakfast, sandwiches, pastries, and a special edition Christmas pudding doughnut (!)

They’ll be opening up the North Audley Street pop-up come November, and running it throughout the festive season until late January, kicking off bright and early with breakfast from 7am that’ll include winter warme…

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Thailand's swanky fashion-oriented cafe Greyhound Cafe is coming to London

South East Asia's beloved The Greyhound Cafe springs up in London with a menu packed with modern Thai-style cooking imported all the way from Bangkok.…

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Tuck into empanadas and helados at Clasico Argentino in Mayfair

After getting properly settled in Paris, Clasico Argentino has made the hop to London, bringing empanadas galore to their cosy Mayfair premises plus a food truck that’ll be parked near Broadgate and a doorstep near you via Deliveroo.…

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#CookforSyria returns for a second year

A veritable who’s who of London’s restaurants are about to get a touch more Syrian when #CookforSyria returns for a second year.

Each restaurant will add a dish with a Syrian twist to their menu for the month-long initiative, with £2 from the sale of each going to UNICEF’s Children of Syria appeal.

A seriously HUGE number of restaurants are involved (and we’ll list them all below) but some of the…

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Leandro Carreira is opening Londrino restaurant at London Bridge

One of London's most prolific and popular pop-up chefs is finally settling down and opening a permanent restaurant in the Snowsfields Yard development in London Bridge…

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Jay Rayner shares his writing secrets at Brasserie Zedel

If you too wish to be able to describe canapes as having “blunt acidity of the sort that polishes up dulled brass coins,” then you'll want to get yourself along to Jay Rayner’s writing workshop.

The notorious Observer food critic (who’s been described by as the ‘world’s most feared’) will be running an afternoon masterclass in single subject column writing, operating out of Brasserie Zedel. He’ll…

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Fitness guru Matt Roberts launches clean eating cafe Daily Dose in Mayfair

If you’re serious about your supplements, Matt Roberts’ new "protein and wellness cafe" will be high on your hitlist, with its spirulina-packed smoothies, breakfast pots and something they're calling 'cleansing boxes' to fuel you up for your next visit to the gym.…

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Deliveroo Editions brings in Lievita from Milan for delivery-only Italian pizzeria

Coming to a doorstep near you is Lievita, a traditional Italian pizzeria that’s been brought to from Milan to the UK by Deliveroo Editions. They've set them up with a delivery-only kitchen, to help them get their wholemeal pizzas to the bellies of hungry Londoners with greater ease.…

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Try 10 types of poutine at Air Canada’s Kingsland Road pop-up

Lovers of Canada’s iconic chips-n-gravy dish poutine (the above example from The Cheese Bar) are in for a treat this autumn when a pop-up devoted exclusively to the national dish launches in Kingsland Road courtesy of Air Canada.

The dish, which has been called “an amazing savoury mess French fries, brown gravy, and squeaky white cheddar cheese curds” will be available in a whopping 10 different…

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London’s first gyros burger comes to White City courtesy of The Athenian

The Athenian heads west for its latest base in the shiny new White City development, which will be treated to several brand new menu items including a very interesting burger……

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Ekte Nordic Kitchen is coming to Bloomberg Arcade

This new Nordic restaurant comes from Soren Jessen, the man behind 1 Lombard Street. Here, it's all about all-day Nordic cooking and Scandinavian pastries. …

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