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Sutton and Sons fish & chip pop-up opens at Boxpark

Starting today, it's National Chip Week and getting things off to a fine start is a new fish & chip pop-up launching in Boxpark today. 

They're best known for their Stoke Newington home, but they'll be setting up shop in Shoreditch's boxpark for a six month stint too. So as with the Stoke Newington menu, you can expect an array of battered and deep fried fish from cod to monkfish all responsi…

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Dinner by Heston third favourite to top the 2015 World's 50 Best list

There's more than three months to go until the World's 50 Best Restaurants list is announced for 2015, but already odds are being offered on which restaurant will top the list.

According to Betfair Sportsbook, which has already opened betting on this year's title, René Redzepi’s Noma is 10/11 hot favourite (that's René accepting his award last year) and Spain's El Celler de Can Roca is second at 7…

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Porridge pop-up cafe to open in Shoreditch

It was only a matter of time. Following hard on the heels of the success of the Cereal Killer Cafe comes the ultimate in breakfast pop-ups - the Porridge Cafe. No, it's not an early April Fools jape, but a serious enterprise.

The cafe, located between Shoreditch and Old Street, will offer all manner of porridges, sweet and savoury. There'll be a rotating menu of 11 different grains for breakfast…

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The Culpeper expands upwards with a Culpeper Kitchen

After opening the ground floor pub, East London pub the Culpeper is now getting ready to open its main restaurant on its first floor called The Culpeper Kitchen.

As with the food already on offer in the pub, it's been run under their head chef Sandy Jarvis (who was previously at Terroirs). He's promising a seasonal menu as well as some large sharing plates for two or more. As for the rest of the…

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PizzaBuzz joins The Modern Pantry at the Alphabeta development on Worship Street

Joining Anna Hansen's The Modern Pantry in the Alphabeta development currently nearing the end of completion on Worship Street is new restaurant PizzaBuzz. From the same group that own The Portman and The Only Running Footman PizzaBuzz will be an all day affair serving - you guessed it - pizzas.

With room for 85 to eat in (but also offering delivery service and takeaway) the menu focuses on five…

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Hood to serve up modern British food and drink on Streatham Hill

Updated 18/2/15 with menu details

Sunny Streatham has an interesting new opening coming up in the form of Hood. Brother and sister team Robin and Melanie Frean (pictured) have taken over what was the Raj Poot on Streatham Hill and will be serving Modern British food. To that end they've nabbed a chef from Caprice Holdings to head up the kitchen - Mick Brown was Senior Sous Chef at Le Caprice.

“Eve…

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Mary Berry, Nathan Outlaw and Antonio Carluccio head up chefs on board Britannia

If you're the kind of food obsessive who likes to extend their passion to what they do on their holidays, you might be interested in the line-up for the new P&O cruise ship Britannia.

Launching this year, the new ship has a distinct food focus and they've persuaded an impressive number of chefs and food folk to come on board for cookery lessons in their dedicated cookery school with 12 statio…

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Rosewood London launches new Sunday Slow Food & Living market

You wouldn't expect Rosewood London to do things by halves, and the introduction of a new weekend market at the hotel in March is a case in point. The weekly market, open every Sunday in their courtyard is billed as the "only dedicated Slow Food & Living Market in London".

There'll be more than 30 stalls - selling a mixture of food, drink and lifestyle products, and the food and drink line-up…

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Vinoteca's next wine bar to land in King's Cross

9/2/15 - Updated with soft launch information and more.

King's Cross is slowly becoming one of these best places in London for food and drink (something of a minor miracle if you consider what it was  - like in the area less than a decade ago). And now the latest to join in is Vinoteca, taking prime place at One Pancras Square. 

It'll be the fifth, and largest, site for Vinoteca and it'll be open…

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Edd Kimber and Paul A Young help launch the Big Chocolate Tea Party

Imagine the agony of having a seriously ill child - a child who needs vital treatment in hospital. Then imagine how much worse it would be if you had nowhere to stay nearby. If you had to risk splitting the family apart to stay with your child. That's where the Sick Children's Trust comes in - and they're launching an appeal to raise £100,000 by urging us to get baking for the cause.

What's it all…

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