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Quo Vadis comes to you with a new at-home box, pie included

If you've been missing the food of the great Jeremy Lee - either in the small Quo Vadis restaurant or if at the private club - then you're finally getting a chance to try his food at home. 

Together with head chef Doug Sims, the restaurant is delivering a regional, seasonal finish-at-home British menu. And yes, it does include one of Jeremy's pies, often a highlight of the restaurant me…

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Angela Hartnett's Murano has a decadent white truffle box for delivery

Cafe Murano has already launched deliveries and meal kits - but now Angela Hartnett's flagship, Michelin-starred restaurant, Murano, has also just launched a brand new at-home kit and it's going big on truffles. 

The kit, put together by Angela Hartnett and Murano chef Emily Brightman has some of the restaurant's classics as courses - but you can add on as much Umbrian white truffles fr…

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Virtual vinology - we sign up for the Online Wine Tasting Club

Taking wine tasting online, when people can't meet in person, proves to be a lot of fun. Here's how it actually works...…

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Harrods have started delivering ready meals to Knightsbridge folk

Plenty of London shops and restaurants seem more on it for Lockdown 2.0 with plans for delivery ready to spring into action. Step forward Harrods which is now delivering food from its Dining and Food Halls through the high-end delivery service, SUPPER.

If you are lucky enough to live within 2.5 miles of the Knightsbridge store (nope, us neither) there'll be a range of both ready to eat and ready…

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Rico! Rico! is Sabor's new casual delivery service

During the last lockdown, Nieves Barragan's Sabor restaurant launched Sabor En Casa - a full-on meal kit service bringing the key dishes from her Mayfair restaurant into Londoners' homes. And this week she follows that up with a more casual delivery option - a diffusion line if you will - called Rico! Rico!.

Inspired by the kind of food she was cooking herself during lockdown "sharing style plate…

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Jason Atherton and Michel Roux Jr's Le Gavroche are the next to launch meal boxes

Latest into the restaurant box fray are two heavyweights - Jason Atherton and Michel Roux Jr. They've teamed up with Lake District Farmers for two new meal boxes that they're preparing in their own restaurant kitchens. …

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Lyle's start delivering - with three new food boxes available nationwide

As the lockdown continues one of the (few) positives is that there are now many more opportunities to get meals from some of London's best restaurants sent right to your door - anywhere in the country. The latest to throw their hat into the ring is particularly interesting - as the Michelin-starred Lyle's gets ready to send out their own boxes. 

There are three boxes - the Provisions Box, Th…

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Levan at Home Test Drive - delivering one of the best pies in London

Levan has been a big success both in terms of the physical Peckham restaurant and with their at-home meals. We tested out a delivery of the vegetarian version of their delivery meals - including their signature potato, mushroom and vacherin pie.  …

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KFC's festive burger is ALL about the gravy with a hash brown gravy 'boat'

We're tipping our Christmas party hats today to KFC who have come out with a festive special that is 100% going to have to be tried.

The Gravy Burger Box Meal is for everyone that gripes about not getting enough gravy at Christmas time - or indeed any time. The meal's burger features a layer of gravynnaise, a chicken fillet, a slice of melted cheese and – now this is where it gets REALLY interest…

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Anglo Thai launches a banquet box with a massive T-Bone at the heart of it

Constantly impressing with their pop-ups, it is good news indeed to hear that Anglo Thai are launching a new box this week.…

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Blacklock at Home is your chance to recreate the Blacklock experience - updated

Updated 9/11/20 with new offering

Blacklock's At Home box went down an absolute storm when it first launched in the summer, selling out every week. Now they're back and this time they've really amped up their offering.

New to their online shop is their amazing All In - which for £45 gets you beef, pork and lamb chops, bread, beef dripping chips, Kale and Parmesan and chop sauce plus their white c…

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Skye Gyngell comes to Shoreditch, opening Spring To Go

Now that Spring in Somerset House is closed for the lockdown, Skye Gyngell is taking the restaurant on the road, launching in Shoreditch as a farm shop. 

Opening on Redchuch Road, Spring to Go will be filled with produce from with Fern Verrow farm in Herefordshire and Heckfield Home Farm (Skye is chef at Heckfield Place too), alongside food from Spring itself. 

The Spring bakery so…

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Chef Daniel Humm adds his luxury truffle chicken to Claridge's delivery menu

During the last lockdown, Claridge's Davies and Brook restaurant - by NYC chef Daniel Humm - launched a stupidly popular delivery service. Claridge's Fried Chicken, aka CFC, was a massive success and now the service is back for Lockdown 2.0

There is one big new addition to the menu - Humm has added his Roast Chicken with Foie Gras and Black Truffle dish to the menu. Billed as "a family favourite…

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Darjeeling Express heads to Covent Garden for a larger restaurant and deli

After huge success with the original restaurant in Carnaby, Asma Khan is relocating Darjeeling Express to Covent Garden. As well as a bigger space, there will also be a deli and a new incubator programme.…

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