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Three Sheets in Dalston are serving up lockdown sarnies you need to try

Since London bars have been closed for what feels like forever, some have changed up their offering during the lockdown.

One such award-winning bar doing just that is Dalston's Three Sheets. Unable to open to serve up their normal cracking cocktails, they've been operating as a coffee and sandwich bar. And it's the latter part of that offering which has us interested.

They've started teaming up w…

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Bicester's Shan Shui restaurant to open in London

Up until now, Shan Shui has had just one location in Bicester Village and it must be doing quite nicely there as they're making the jump to London.…

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Track London's restaurants new and changing deliveries & takeaways

The restaurant delivery scene in London is changing all the time. Here, we're tracking the restaurants that are adding new delivery services as well as big changes to their existing offering.…

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Cincinnati Chilibomb brings chili-filled brioche and chili oil-filled syringes to Shoreditch

Tim Brice is bringing his own chilli recipe to Shoreditch and serving it in the middle of a brioche bun, before injecting chilli oil into it...…

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ASAP Pizza kicks off a guest pizza series, Aziz Ansari pizza included

ASAP Pizza, Flor's born-in-lockdown pizza spin-off by Pamela Yung, has something new on the menu for the coming month. They're launching a series of guest pizzas to the menu, and it's also for charity with £3 from every pizza and £1 from every slice going to a charity chosen by the guest chef of the week.  

They have an impressive number of names lined up. The first three are:…

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The French Market brings patisserie and wine to Whetstone

Three years after opening their successful French wine shop and deli in Tufnell Park, the team behind Authentique Epicerie & Bar have opened a second French food spot in North London.

The French Market sees owners Alexandre, Amaury & Matthieu, who met having worked at various London wine merchants, this time bringing the bakery to the forefront of their offering. The new spot combines a b…

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Occasions by Hakkasan is their new nationwide-delivering meal-kit

They were one of the first out of the gate on the first lockdown, selling locally through Supper, and now Hakkasan (getting close to its 20th anniversary) are going nationwide (kicking off with London-wide to start).  

Their new box is Occasions by Hakkasan, which comes with everything you need - even down to a bamboo steamer for the dim sum - for a finish-at-home meal that's aimin…

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Andina returns - the Peruvian restaurant finds a new home in Spitalfields

 

Back in the summer, Peruvian restaurant Andina (from the same people behind Ceviche) ended up in the position of having to find a new location. In a passionate Facebook post they announced the news: "We came to the end of our lease in May and the landlords decided to kick us out of our home of more than 6 years. We have never missed a rent payment, and we were exemplary tenants, but the att…

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Wendy's are returning to the UK - London restaurants are incoming

 

It's been a long time, but it seems, according to Big Hospitality, that US burger chain Wendy's is definitely making a return to these shores. 

They've confirmed that they're about to open a restaurant in Reading - and that several London sites are in the planning stages too. It'll be the first time they've returned since a one-day pop-up a few years ago. Before that, they shut up thei…

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Black Axe Mangal and BAO team up for must-have kit box

Over the course of the various lockdowns, we've had some interesting deliveries, innovative meal kit ideas and quality collaborations. But honestly this might be the best yet.

Black Axe Mangal hasn't opened at all since the very first lockdown - so far their only appearing has been with a pie. So news that it's launching a collab with BAO strikes us as a red-letter day.

The kit (which goes on sal…

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Chef Alyn Williams wins his unfair dismissal case against The Westbury in Mayfair

Updated 15/2/21

Chef Alyn Williams' unfair dismissal case following his untimely departure from The Westbury Hotel was heard in court last week and the judge ruled in the chef's favour, agreeing that he had been unfairly dismissed.

But what we're agog with are the details surrounding the event that led to the hotel and chef parting ways. According to the Daily Mail, the chef held a private party…

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Soho's Paradise launches Hōtal Paradise at-home boxes

While we can't get down to Paradise's beautiful looking place in Soho at the moment, the Sri Lankan restaurant (also now owners of a shiny new Michelin Bib Gourmand) have made a move into the at-home scene. You can now get their food delivered anywhere in the UK with Hōtal Paradise. They say it's  "inspired by the casual eateries located on the spirited streets of Colombo, known as ‘hotels’…

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Mr Wilde sees City restaurant Walter and Monty delivering easy dinner parties to your home

What's a City restaurant to do when 99.9% of its usual customers are working from home? Well, in the case of BBQ restaurant Walter and Monty on Bevis Marks, they've switched to delivery. Big deal, you might say - but this one does sound a little different.

As founder Alex Kaye explains, their at-home offering is more about reminding folk of the joy of entertaining. So while we might not be able t…

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St John are offering a new pie service during lockdown

Updated 12/2/21 with more menu details

If you're looking for silver linings in these incredibly uncertain times we're in, then we think we can provide you with some of that. St John may, like every other London restaurant, have shut up shop but they've got something rather special up their sleeve.

They're now offering an at-home pie service during Lockdown. As they say "In these extraordinary tim…

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Turul Project are opening a Hungarian deli and restaurant in Turnpike Lane

News reaches us of a promising new Hungarian restaurant coming to North London. Previously running as pop-ups and supperclubs, Turul Project is now going permanent. Opening near Turnpike Lane and Green Lanes, the restaurant and wine bar (as well as deli and cafe) will be all about contemporary Hungarian dining. The aim is to "make high-end Hungarian gastronomy accessible" to London diners.&n…

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