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Sabel supperclub returns to Hoxton this month

Pop-up supperclub people Sabel definitely became people to watch after their last event (getting a 9/10 from Chris Pople), and now they're back for a brief stint before Christmas. It's in support of the RowtoRio campaign which will see a team attempt to get to the Olympics in Rio using human power alone (rowing and cycling),

Sabel's chef Toby Williams has a background in The Square and Momofuku a…

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Honest Burgers hits Peckham with a burger giveaway

Food hotspot Peckham is getting a new burger spot this weekend with Honest Burgers opening its doors on Saturday. The branch will serve all the usual menu, plus will be one of four Honest Burgers serving brunch at the weekends, featuring dishes like ‘Honest Brunch’, their version of the full English, as well as guacamole, Brindisa chorizo and fried egg on sourdough toast.

As per tradition, on ope…

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Bake Off spawns spin-off series Creme de la Creme for professional chefs


If you're a fan of the Great British Bake Off - and who among us isn't? - the good news is you shouldn't have too long to wait for your next fix.

The hugely successful TV show has spawned a spin-off series involving professional chefs. Bake Off: Creme de la Creme, will hit TV screens next year and will be presented by Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge.

As we understand it, there'll be 15 teams o…

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Corbin and King's Bellanger restaurant is opening on Islington Green

Updated 7/12/15 with menu, photos and opening date

Hot Dinners got a sneak preview of Bellanger this week and even with days of fitting out to go, the place looks fantastic. They've opened up the front of the dining room, adding a semi-private dining alcove, put booths all down one side. There'll be 10 seats for counter dining and a large dining room towards the back which has been transformed fr…

Read more: Corbin and King's Bellanger restaurant is opening on Islington Green

Simon Rogan opens Aulis at Fera in Claridge's - and we take in a preview

 

Updated 7/12/15 with a preview of Aulis

We were very lucky indeed to be invited to one of the first to try out the tasting menu at Aulis and it lived up to pretty much every high expectation.

To start with, we had to to walk through the main kitchen in order to get to the mini room at the back which houses Aulis (this alone really makes you feel like you're having something beyond the tradition…

Read more: Simon Rogan opens Aulis at Fera in Claridge's - and we take in a preview

67 Pall Mall is a new St James club for oenophiles

Opening today on Pall Mall is a new private members club devoted to wine. But despite its St James location, the club's aim is to focus on offering fine wine to its members without costing them an arm and a leg. The idea came from founder Grant Ashton deciding he was "fed up of being mugged by punitive London mark-ups on fine wine."

The club's Master Sommelier is Ronan Sayburn who counts Cafe du…

Read more: 67 Pall Mall is a new St James club for oenophiles

New dishes with Brussels sprouts - and where to eat them in London this winter

It's the season - if, like us, you flipping adore Brussels sprouts, then this is your time. We've rounded up some of the more inventive ways to enjoy one of our favourite vegetables around town at the moment.

First up, there's the sprout pizza...

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Mr Bao brings a taste of Taiwan to Peckham's Rye Lane

Bao buns: soft, pillowy, wrapped around everything from pork belly to ice cream - what's not to love? Now Peckham is getting a bao venue of its own, when Taiwanese restaurant Mr Bao opens this month on Rye Lane.

We've already seen some highlights from the menu, which sound very tempting indeed - their pork belly will be braised for 24 hours, then mixed with roasted peanuts and a home made hoisin…

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Galvin restaurants to launch deluxe pub HOP in Spitalfields

The team behind much-loved London restaurants Galvin have launched HOP in Spitalfields market. Opening in place of Galvin Cafe a vin, Galvin’s HOP will swap wine for beer bringing fresh Pilsner Urquell Tank Beer (served in the same style as at Duck & Rice), a range of craft beers, wine on tap by OW Loeb and an entirely new menu featuring classic pub dishes as well as a range of premium hot do…

Read more: Galvin restaurants to launch deluxe pub HOP in Spitalfields

Imbibery cocktails launch delivery service with Quiqup

So this is a neat idea. If you want to fully embrace the joy of living in a big city with all the mod cons that entails, we give you cold pressed cocktail deliveries.

Yes Imbibery are making cold-pressed cocktails with Belvedere Vodka which you can now order to be delivered to your sofa through Quiqup, in under 40 minutes. Best of all (or should that be most dangerously of all) they deliver till…

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