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Cult burger pop-up Rosita's Deluxe is at Giant Steps in Hackney this weekend

Any London burger afficiando who knows their onions is going to be heading east this weekend to check out Rosita's Deluxe. The cult American burger pop up started in 2015 in Singapore by Jeff Claudio a chef who'd trained at Noma, worked at Per Se and then at Burnt Ends (currently No 10 on the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants List.

This weekend Jeff and the Rosita's Deluxe team are in East London at Gia…

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CHIK'N unleashes Szechuan chicken wings at Baker Street

It's been no secret that we're rather obsessed with Chick N Sours' Szechuan Aubergine (as you can see here). So we're immediately interested when we hear they're carrying on the theme at CHIK'N.

This time they're also influenced by the mighty Rick and Morty cartoon - which was responsible for bringing McDonald's Szechuan dip (originally released to coincide with Mulan as anyone who watches the sh…

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Black Cod and Wagyu (at affordable prices) comes to Zelman Meats in Soho

They've done Burger and Lobster, and with Beast steak and king crab and now the people behind those places and Goodman are bringing something new. This time it's Black Cod and Wagyu. 

It'll be taking over the main Zelman Meats bar in St Anne's Court, where their head chef Olly Bird is preparing black cod cooked in miso and 200g Wagyu steaks. It's carrying on their tradition of making ex…

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Carousel's Autumn line-up is revealed - with chefs from Kiev, Galway, Paris and more taking part

Carousel has just revealed a new Autumn line-up and, as ever, it's pretty impressive. If you're not familiar with Carousel, it's an events space plus a restaurant with a difference in Marylebone. They have an ever-changing list of chefs who take over their kitchens - and often attract some impressive talent from both the UK and abroad. It's also often a good chance to spot chefs who might be open…

Read more: Carousel's Autumn line-up is revealed - with chefs from Kiev, Galway, Paris and more taking part

Barrafina is coming to King's Cross at Coal Drops Yard

They're viewed as being some of the best Spanish restaurants in London and now Barriafina are coming to the new Coal Drops Yard area in King's Cross.…

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Remy Martin are opening a permanent bar at Bibendum with bar food by Claude Bosi

Cocktails by Rémy Martin and bar food by Claude Bosi - sounds like a cocktail bar match made in heaven. Thankfully it's closer than that - taking over the downstairs bar space at Michelin House in South Ken.…

Read more: Remy Martin are opening a permanent bar at Bibendum with bar food by Claude Bosi

Blacklock are opening on Rivington Street in Shoreditch and this restaurant will have a proper bar

Expect chops,steaks and that amazing cheesecake at Blacklock's new Shoreditch opening, but the big news here is that there'll be a dedicated bar area that they're teaming up with top NYC bar owners on. …

Read more: Blacklock are opening on Rivington Street in Shoreditch and this restaurant will have a proper bar

Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade - take a first look inside

For his second restaurant, Andrew Wong is planning his own take on classic Chinese dishes. The city space will seat over 120, with a separate bar and private event space but we're particularly excited about the Chinese Sunday roast that's coming.…

Read more: Kym's by Andrew Wong is opening at Bloomberg Arcade - take a first look inside

Test Driving Kerridge's Bar and Grill - the top chef arrives in Whitehall

After many years wowing the Marlow locals with the Hand and Flowers, Tom Kerridge has arrived in London with his Bar and Grill at the Corinthia. We head down there for a Test Drive.…

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Idris Elba is opening The Parrot cocktail bar at the Waldorf Hilton on the Aldwych

A-lister and all round London geezer Idris Elba heads up a team opening London's soon-to-be hottest new bar at The Waldorf Hilton. The Aldwych bar promises tropical cocktails and a raft of enticements for a VIP crowd.…

Read more: Idris Elba is opening The Parrot cocktail bar at the Waldorf Hilton on the Aldwych

The Westerns Laundry team are opening Jolene - a new bakery and restaurant on Newington Green

Let's hope it's third time lucky for the team behind Westerns Laundry and Primeur as they take on the old Dandy site on Newington Green turning it into a rare grain bakery and restaurant.…

Read more: The Westerns Laundry team are opening Jolene - a new bakery and restaurant on Newington Green

The Oystermen are expanding - and they'll have an all day oyster and raw bar when they do

Updated 19/9/18 with reopening date

Covent Garden restaurant The Oystermen must be doing something right. They've just announced that they've done a bit of a land grab, extending into the next door property to double the size of their seafood bar and kitchen.

With all that new space they're going to have room for a brand-new all-day oyster and raw bar especially for walk-in visitors - super news…

Read more: The Oystermen are expanding - and they'll have an all day oyster and raw bar when they do

Market Halls is opening Victoria Halls just outside Victoria Station

After the success of Market Halls Fulham, the same people are getting ready to open their next big food hall. This time it's in Victoria, where they're taking over a big Victorian building right in front of the station. …

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A guide to all the restaurants opening in Twickenham's new East Stand

With four new restaurants (and a few new bars too) the new East Stand at Twickenham is expecting to wow rugby fans when it reopens for the first matches this Autumn.…

Read more: A guide to all the restaurants opening in Twickenham's new East Stand

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