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Hawksmoor's Dream Team Dinner brings out the big guns for 2019

You've got to hand it to Hawksmoor - when they say they're bringing a top brigade together for their annual Dream Team Dinner they've really nailed it this year.

The five course feast in aid of Action Against Hunger has just announced its line-up for 2019 and it sounds unmissable.

Kicking off the evening they'll have Kyseri and OKLAVA‚Äôs Head Chef Selin Kiazim, winner and star of BBC 2 series, The…

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Shola is bringing Pakistani food to White City Place

Aida Khan brings the Karachi cooking from her Shola supper club to White City for her first restaurant, celebrating Pakistani food. …

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The Halal Guys sees another US import coming to London

They've been around for 27 years to date and expanded across the US. Now America's Halal Guys are bringing their gyros and platters to London.…

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The Fellowship and Star will see historic South London pub get a multi million makeover

The pub where Henry Cooper used to train and where Clapton used to play is being given a multi-million pound makeover by Electric Star Group pubs.…

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Ex Pitt Cue chef heads up Quite Nice Wines' Cassoulet Nights pop-up in Hackney

It's most definitely the time of year where everyone's searching for something seriously hearty to eat - and a month-long pop-up in Hackney aims to provide just that. Cassoulet Nights - as the name suggests - focuses on rural French cooking. The chef in charge of things is Jacob Rosen - the former Head Chef of Pitt Cue. He's teamed up with Quite Nice Wines to provide the perfect winter combo.

The…

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Henry Harris' latest pub is now The Crown in Chiswick

This is the fourth pub to be launched by famed chef Henry Harris, following successes elsewhere in town. This time the food will have a Mediterranean vibe. …

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Kutir's Rohit Ghai goes all-in on kulcha with KoolCha at Boxpark Wembley

Ex-Gymkhana and Jamavar chef Rohit Ghai's been keeping himself VERY busy recently. Not only has he just opened his first solo restaurant Kutir, but now we hear he's launching his first street food venture too.

He's the latest vendor to sign up to Boxpark Wembley and he (and business partner Abhishake Sangwan) have come up with an Indian comfort food concept called KoolCha.

The name's a play on th…

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As Dinner by Heston reopens after the fire, we check out some of the new dishes being served up

After six long months following the fire at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is finally ready to reopen. We caught up with Chef Director Ashley Palmer-Watts to find out how exactly they've spent all that 'free' time and what's going to be on the menu when the doors have opened.…

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LA's Eggslut is opening in London

 

Eggslut are VERY popular in various West Coast of the US incarnations and now they're opening in London. Expect a variety of eggs in buns all day long. …

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It's Pleat at Westfield London is Swedish clothing giant's first UK cafe

Clothing giant H&M choose London for their new cafe concept's first opening outside of Sweden.…

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Bao and Bing is serving up Taiwanese street-market food in Marylebone

This addition to Marylebone is inspired by the street-markets of Taiwan, and there's quite a lot more to it than bao buns (but they appear too). Expect waffle-like wheelcakes made to order and alcoholic ice lollies in the downstairs bar.…

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Jason Atherton to open H.O.M.E. 16-seat restaurant right next to Pollen Street Social

Jason Atherton did a lengthy interview with Squaremeal talking about everything from an upcoming refurb of Pollen Street Social to the hunt for a new location for Sosharu. But there was one snippet revealed in the interview that caught our notice - that he's opening something new in London, a place currently called H.O.M.E. (a working title).

It's taking over a space that he owns right next door…

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FAM Bar on Duke Street lets you choose the vinyl for a good night out

This new Duke Street spot hopes to be so welcoming that you view it as a sort of home from home (with better cocktails and food than you'd make yourself).…

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Parrillan is the outside grill expansion for Barrafina Coal Drops Yard

Already home to some top restaurants, there's still more to come at Coal Drops Yard - specifically from one of its top draws, Barrafina. They've already opened the main restaurant - which we took for a Test Drive - but, much like Plaza Pastor as an extension to Casa Pastor downstairs (also by the Harts Group and more of that here) there's a little more to come. They'll also be taking over the spa…

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Clerkenwell gets a new wine and tapas bar on St John Street with Le Cellar

The former wine buyer at Club and Cellar Gascon has come back to the area to open a wine and tapas bar on St John Street.…

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