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Keu bring their banh mis to Soho

Part of the same group that runs Cay Tre and Viet Grill, Keu on Old Street has been a hit ever since it opened, selling some of the best banh mis in town (a Vietnamese baguette sandwich). But if you haven't had the chance to visit it there, it's now following its sibling restaurant Cay Tre into Soho.

Once they've settled into Poland Street, they'll have Banh Mi, Noodle Bowls & Buns to eat in…

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Kanada-Ya Ramen opening in London

Updated 14/8 with the soft-launch date. 

London's ever-growing love of Ramen is clearly showing no sign of abating as a Japanese ramen shop gets ready to make the move to London, just opposite Central St Giles (top end of Charing Cross Road).

Kanada-Ya comes from Yukuhashi, Japan where it was set up by Kanada Kazuhiro in 2009 and has a popular outpost in Hong Kong too. This is the first in Europe…

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United Ramen brings mash-up ramen to Islington

13/8/14 - updated with soft launch details.

Another popular pop-up is coming to rest later this year as United Ramen finds its home in Upper Street, Islington (taking the place of Strada). The twist for this ramen joint is its mash-ups between traditional ramen and other cuisines. That's been showcased in the recent pop-ups which has had British, Korean or American takes on Ramen (as well as, of c…

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GAIL's Bakery to open an ice cream sandwich pop-up

When we visited GAIL's Kitchen, one of the things that really stood out for us was their amazing brioche ice-cream sandwich, so we're particularly pleased to hear about their upcoming pop up ice-cream sandwich shop in Soho.

The latest in what seems to be a late-summer trend of pudding bars in London, it'll be running at their bakery on Wardour Street from 20 until the end of August. On offer will…

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Tickets on sale for 5 Star Burger in aid of Action Against Hunger

Burgers and good deed doing - what could make for a better evening out than that? So we're right behind an event being put together by author Tom Hunt. He's invited some rather interesting folk to join forces and create the ultimate Five Star Burger, for a special one-off fundraising event.

The burger dream team are Hawksmoor, Martin Morales (Ceviche/Andina), Daniel Young (Burger Monday), Forza Wi…

Read more: Tickets on sale for 5 Star Burger in aid of Action Against Hunger

TwoRuba all day bar and restaurant comes to Tower Bridge

Will this major relaunch of a hotel restaurant and bar succeed in appealing to both Borough foodies and City folk? We'll have to wait and see.…

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Stelle Di Stelle at Harrods brings Italian Michelin starred chefs to London

September. Traditionally the month where you've returned from your summer break having used up all your holiday time and where the months until the next bank holiday stretch out into infinity.

But lo - there is light on the horizon in the form of Harrods which is launching Stelle Di Stelle - a pop up collection of five of Italy's best restaurants. So there's no need to forlornly check Ryanair pric…

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Randall & Aubin offers Champagne list with food-matching

We've had a few wine-matched dinners over the years but we rather like the sound of the twist that Randall and Aubin have introduced at their Soho restaurant.

Rather than match the wine to your food, you'll start out with the champagne list - available in half-bottles - and they'll suggest seafood to match your choice of booze.  This includes:

  • Half bottle of Moutard Champagne Prestige…

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London's coldest martini? New cocktails on the list at Galvin at Windows

Hot Dinners were back, after too long an absence, at Galvin at Windows at the top of the Park Lane Hilton last night where we'd been invited to work our way through try the new Prescription cocktails created by their Bar Manager, Boris Ivan.

Billed to treat 'any conditions you may have' the new drinks include Penicillin (Laphroaig 10yo, Monkey 47, ginger, honey, fresh lemon, Lavender bitters) and…

Read more: London's coldest martini? New cocktails on the list at Galvin at Windows

Butler's Wharf Blackout returns for 2014

Last year's Butler's Wharf Blackout was a huge success and this September the Thameside restaurants run by D&D London will once again be turning to candlelight for a series of dinners.

As part of the Totally Thames festival each restaurant will turn off their lights and put on candlelit dinners so you can fully enjoy the beauty of the Thames.

The first week will be at Le Pont de la Tour and wi…

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