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Taste of London reveals its 2019 line-up

The weather right now (while we're writing this, anyway) may not make you want to go to Regent's Park. But come summer, we do rather enjoy a trip to the park to check out Taste of London - and their line-up for 2019 looks quite promising. This year they've already pulled together a list that includes quite a few newcomers: 

  • Action Against Hunger - Fried Chicken (chefs tbc)
  • Brigadiers + Bar…

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Louie's is a Nashville red-hot chicken restaurant opening on Hoxton Square

The founder behind Red Dog Saloon is opening a restaurant devoted to fiery southern chicken.…

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Kebab Queen at Maison Bab will be a chef's table with a difference

Hidden downstairs at Maison Bab in Covent Garden is a chef's table with a difference where the chef will serve food direct on to the counter and guests are expected to eat with their hands.…

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Honest Burgers and Mother Clucker team up for a chicken burger special

It's nearly time for the next of Honest Burgers' impressive series of guest burgers. At the time of writing, they're teaming up with the Cheese Truck for this monster, but we've already got eyes on their next.

This time they'll be teaming up with Mother Clucker for a special chicken burger. It's Mother Clucker’s signature free-range buttermilk fried chicken and homemade pepper sauce and that…

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Momo gets a big revamp for its 23rd year - and a destination cocktail bar

We may be seeing a slowdown in restaurant openings in London at the moment, but there are also some classic restaurants that are still going very strong indeed. And one of them is Momo in Mayfair, which is celebrating its 23rd year serving up Moroccan cuisine with a huge makeover. They've had Mourad Mazouz in (sketch) to spruce the place up with a brand new interior (pictured above) as…

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Hot Dinners celebrate the 5th annual Murphia List with a party at The Marylebone

To celebrate the publication of our fifth annual Murphia List - showcasing the most influential Irish people working in London's food and drink scene - Hot Dinners had quite a shindig this week. We took over NUMBER SIX at The Marylebone hotel - one of the rather beautiful event spaces within the hotel (which is part of the Doyle Collection) - and filled it with all manner of folk intent on having…

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The Scotch Egg Challenge 2019 shortlist is revealed

The Scotch Egg Challenge has become one of the highlights of London's food calendar. If you've somehow been unaware of it until now, let us educate you. Essentially, it sees some of London's top chefs descend on a pub for one night to produce what can be argued are the very best scotch eggs in London. These are all put to a jury who decide upon who to give one of London's most sought-afterawards.…

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Sam's Riverside will be the destination restaurant at Riverside Studios by Hammersmith Bridge - updated

West London restaurateur Sam Harrison is back with a destination riverfront restaurant by Hammersmith Bridge which is part of the multimillion Riverside Studios redevelopment.…

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Homeboy in Islington has London's smallest Irish pub and it's perfect for St Patrick's Day

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If you think there's truth in the phrase that good things come in small packages, then a delight awaits you at a new bar on Islington's Essex Road. On the face of it, Homeboy is a modern Irish cocktail bar. But, if you head through to the back of the bar, you'll find a diminutive treat - what's being billed as London's Smallest Irish Pub. The speakeasy-style pub is hidden in a…

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Kare Kurry is a Japanese curry house in Piccadilly

This is a new grab and go Japanese curry spot, from the head chef behind Shoryu Ramen's curries. Expect their curry sauce to be at the centre of the menu with an array of toppings. …

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The Yeo Valley Cafe in Queensway will be an organic-led all day cafe

Organic Somerset dairy company Yeo Valley sets its sights on London opening an all day organic cafe in the new West Walk development in Queensway.…

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Dead Rabbits Saloon brings luxe burgers to Highbury

This Highbury burger spot boasts a head chef who's worked in Michelin-starred kitchens and has burgers on the menu which really deserve a gourmet label. Expect BIG burgers, with pork belly, oxtail, bone marrow and more thrown into the mix. …

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Le Bun are back with their truffle burgers at a Truman Brewery pop-up

 

We do quite love Le Bun burgers so it's very good indeed to hear about their return to London. While it was possible to eat Le Bun burgers at the sadly departed Carte Blanche in London Fields, this will be a proper return for the French/American-inspired burgers by Andy Taylor. 

This time, they're in residency at the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane for a four-week pop-up. The classic Le T…

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The Beefsteaks bring their steak sarnies to Borough Market

Keeping it simple at Borough Market this spring are The Beefsteaks. After a couple of successful guests spots the street traders, who describe themselves as "an 18th Century exclusive London steak club reimagined as inclusive 21st Century street food", have been given a space of their own for the next two months.

They'll be taking over the old Exotic Meat Company space next to Brindisa until the…

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Peckham is getting a mead bar as Gosnells take over upstairs at the Coal Rooms

Gosnells, which is London’s only meadery - and can we pause just for a moment even to to consider how great it is that we have a meadery at all in 2019? - is about to bring its drinks direct to drinkers with the launch of its first bar. The honey-focused set up can be found in an upstairs room above Coal Rooms in Peckham from 8 March and will be of course offering lots of mead, plus small plates…

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