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Buffalo is a new plant-based diner that's just opened on Brick Lane

London's booming veggie and vegan scene throws up another East End opening as Buffalo diner offers a casual, entirely plant-based dining experience.

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Eat17 Hammersmith food hall will combine a local produce food market with a street food scene

Hard on the heels of Feast Canteen opening up at Kings Mall, Hammersmith is getting another food hall with a difference. E17 is part artisan food store, part convenience store and also a dining in experience under one roof.…

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Levan  in Peckham is the next restaurant from Salon's Nicholas Balfe

After five years of success with Brixton's Salon, Nicholas Balfe is following it up with an all-day restaurant in Peckham, Levan. Expect a bistronomy approach to the food, with low-waste and natural wines a big thing too. …

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Here's how the World Restaurant Awards is going to shake things up

The World Restaurant Awards are going to take place in Paris next February.  Here, founder Joe Warwick (who also wrote the original article that spawned the World’s 50 Best Restaurants) explains how it’s going to change the international restaurant awards landscape.

 

1. It’s NOT another (insert swear word) list

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and the various others that have been ‘insp…

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Sushi master Endo Kazutoshi is holding an intimate eight-seat pop-up at The Berkeley this summer

Ahead of the opening of his upcoming restaurant at White City, sushi master Endo Kazutoshi is going to be popping up at the Berkeley in Knightsbridge this summer. Kazutoshi - who used to run all things sushi at the Zuma group, and whose White City restaurant will seat just 15 - is going even more exclusive with his Berkeley popup. He'll be serving up a traditional omakase experience to just eight…

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Thanks to Soane’s Kitchen, you can now have bottomless brunch in a walled garden

With bottomless brunches, guest chefs, and a light, summery menu served from within a walled garden, there’s about to be a whole heap of new reasons for you to make the trek out west to Walpole Park and Soane's Kitchen.…

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Som Saa chef sacked over racist social media posts

Updated 15/7/18

Every so often, a restaurant story blows up in real time and over the past weekend, the one to watch involved a chef, Shaun Beagley, who has been working at popular East London Thai restaurant som saa.

Instagrammer midnightbakerliz was the first to draw attention to the appallingly racist content of Beagley's tweets, Instagram account - and, it turns out, YouTube Channel,&nbs…

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Cora Pearl in Covent Garden will be the new restaurant from the Kitty  Fisher's team - updated

Following on the success of their Shepherd Market restaurant, the team behind Kitty Fisher's have announced that their second restaurant will be on Covent Garden's Henrietta Street…

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Kin et Deum is a next generation Thai restaurant coming to London Bridge

A trio of siblings have taken over their dad's restaurant by London Bridge station and given the space and menu a more modern makeover.…

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Eric Chavot confirmed as the chef at Bob Bob Cité in the Leadenhall Building

Soho's iconic restaurant Bob Bob Ricard is opening a second place on the third floor of the Cheesegrater and they've got a top chef to head up the operation…

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US chicken wing chain Wingstop choose Shaftesbury Avenue for their UK flagship restaurant

With 1000 restaurants all over the world it was only a matter of time before chicken wing specialists Wingstop set their sights on London.…

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Retro food gets a makeover at VIVI at Centre Point

If you've got a soft spot for the good old days, then head to VIVI where you can enjoy your chicken a la king in London landmark Centre Point with Vivi. Just head to the bridge link, and look for the PlayPlax inspired lights...…

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Borealis is bringing Nordic food to Fora workspace in Borough

Workspace pioneers Fora who've worked with Stevie Parle at Palatino in Clerkenwell, are teaming up with restaurateur Soren Jessen for their next opening in Borough.…

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Covent Garden winebar Lady of the Grapes will showcase female winemakers with food by Rambla restaurateur

Taking over the space where Encant was, Lady of the Grapes will be a wine bar, shop and restaurant focusing on wines created by female winemakers and will food by restaurateur Victor Garvey.…

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The 40 food and drink names British folk find hardest to pronounce

We don't normally do survey-style stories, but we have to admit being struck by this one today. The survey, for French bakery brand Brioche Pasquier, asked 2000 adults for the food names they found most hard to pronounce. And we'll be honest with you - there are several here we definitely had issues with at some point or another (Quinoa and Acai Berry we're looking at you).

So, how many do you fi…

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