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Dominique Ansel's Summer Marche is a three day fruit tart festival

If you're looking for a fun way to bump up your five a day intake, may we suggest a trip to the Dominique Ansel Bakery this weekend? For three days only they're holding a Summer Marché.

The idea is to celebrate the best seasonal fruits from around the world. So they're filling their pastry section with 10 rather lovely sounding fruit tarts. They're using blueberries from Hertfordshire, British Ju…

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Paddington's new mindful hotel Inhabit brings in Yeotown Kitchen to run the food side of things

Taking up space in the new mindful hotel Inhabit in Paddington is the second branch of the wellness cafe group, run by a wellness centre based in Devon.…

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New Yorkers get their own Lyaness bar - and it's the spitting image of the one here

The New York Lyaness experience - without all that lighting stuff at the top you'd honestly think it's the same as...

This bar looks like Lyaness. It serves the same drinks as Lyaness. You can even watch people walking past the window against the backdrop of the Thames. The only thing is that this isn't the London bar Lyaness - it's a faithful replication of the bar 3459 miles away in New York.

It…

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Flat Earth pizza at The Hive in Cambridge Heath is an ultra local, low waste pizza residency

So what makes a pizza, a wild pizza? Well at Flat Earth - a new residency at The Hive natural wine bar in East London - it's all about using local, fermented and foraged ingredients. Even the bases are special - they're made with heritage grains created using E5 Bakehouse and Gilchester’s organic flour.

Behind it is Rich Baker who used to be CEO for Benito's Hat and was Director of Operations for…

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Terra Terra is a new all-day Italian coming to Finchley Road

This all-day Italian restaurant kicks off at 6.30am for commuters and then features an all-day menu of pasta, pizzette and more. Plus it should have an impressive cocktail list. …

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Corbin and King are coming to Notting Hill

While Corbin and King may have closed their Islington restaurant Bellanger, they're also getting ready to open a brand new restaurant in Notting Hill.…

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Eleven Madison Park's Daniel Humm is taking over at Claridge's with Davies and Brook

This sees Daniel Humm take over the main restaurant at Claridge's. With his Eleven Madison Park regularly touted as one of the very best restaurants in New York (not to mention topping the World's 50 Best list), the expectations for this London opening are sky-high.…

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Corbin and King are closing Bellanger in Islington

London has been no stranger to big restaurant closures over the past few months, but one of the biggest was announced last night. In an email, Jeremy King of Corbin & King, revealed that they'd be closing Bellanger in Islington this summer.

"It is with great sadness I must inform you that, after over three years trading, we have decided to cease trading Bellanger on Sunday 11th August.

"It is…

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New London restaurants coming in August 2019

Traditionally, August can be a quiet time for new openings, but there are still a few notable launches to watch for throughout the last days of summer. From the eggy buns of Eggslut to the colourful dim sum of BaoziInn, here are the big restaurant openings in August. …

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Selfridges' The Corner Restaurant brings in ex-Breslin NYC chef Grant Clark

It's all change at Selfridges where their second floor spot, The Corner Restaurant, now has a new NYC chef running the show. Grant Clark, who comes here via The Breslin where he worked with April Bloomfield and the East Village classic, Hearth, has taken over as Head Chef.

Tucked into one corner of the store's Oxford Street building (you enter via the Women’s Designer Galleries) the restaurant's…

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BaoziInn is opening a flagship restaurant in Borough for their colourful dim sum

Best known for their intensely coloured dim sum, as well as excellent Hunan and Sichuan streetfood-inspired dishes, BaoziInn are coming to Borough, and this one will have a cocktail bar. …

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The Sauce on Highbury Park has waffle burgers, churro bites and a LOT of sauce options on the menu

With 14 savoury and 14 sweet sauces to choose from, this Highbury fast food spot hopes you'll keep coming back to work your way through them all.…

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Maitre Choux are bringing their eclairs to Canary Wharf

Got a sweet tooth and live or work near Canary Wharf? If so then put 7 August in your diary. That's when Maître Choux are opening their new outlet there.

This will be the fourth London opening for the eclair specialist. The Jubilee Walk spot will be a takeaway-only space serving up all manner of gorgeous patisserie. But, unlike their other places, this City spot will be open from early in day - s…

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Locket's is Wiltons' new cafe and wine bar in St James

It's been 70 years since the Wiltons group has opened a new restaurant - but they're gearing up to launching something brand new in St James. Locket's will be a brand new cafe and wine bar in the old "Economist Plaza" now redeveloped and renamed Smithson Plaza.…

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Max's Sandwich Shop is having a Sandwich Fest at The Red Lion and Sun

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When one of our favourite pubs teams up with one of our favourite food folk, you'd better expect us to sit up and take notice. Next week sees a mashup between Highgate's Red Lion and Sun pub and everyone's favourite sandwich maestro Max Halley from Max's Sandwich Shop.

Max will be taking over the food for one night only at the recently refurbed North London pub, serving up a…

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