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Moio in Stoke Newington is aiming for modern European cooking with a great wine pairing

Moio restaurant on Stoke Newington High Street is a collaboration between a chef and sommelier who most recently worked together at Portland restaurant as chef and sommelier. Expect a modern European menu with a big focus on matching wines with it. 

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Emilia's is bringing their fresh pasta to Aldgate

The original Emilia's Crafted Pasta in St Katharine's Docks was among the first of the new breed of simple, fresh, well-made and affordable pasta restaurants in London. Now they're expanding with a new restaurant in Aldgate.…

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Spiritland Festival Hall is a new all day (and late night) South Bank spot

Spiritland's new Festival Hall digs gives as much importance to what's playing and how it sounds as what's being served up. Oh and it's open very late too. …

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Camden Town Roadkill is Camden Market's new indie butcher and grill

If you're in Camden hankering after a burger or steak sarnie then this ethical, sustainable spot in Stables Market could be just the thing for you.…

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Flor is the new Borough restaurant from Lyle's

The people behind Lyle's open their second restaurant in Borough called Flor. This time it's part wine bar and part bakery. …

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Camden's Golden Lion pub gets an ex Drapers Arms chef in the kitchen

Who doesn't like a David against Goliath story? And you couldn't find a better one than the one featuring the indie Camden pub The Golden Lion up against the evil pub closing developer - as so brilliantly chronicled in long form by the Guardian here

Now, several years on from winning their fight to stay open, we hear (via KentishTowner) that the pub's owner has gone into a business partner…

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Gizzi Erskine's FILTH veggie burger joint pops up in Shoreditch

Gizzi Erskine and Rosemary Ferguson team up to take on the fast food giants with their vegetarian burger chain…

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Yes, William Sitwell IS going to be the new restaurant critic of The Saturday Telegraph

 

This is a turn up for the books. Just eight weeks after resigning from his position as editor of Waitrose Food Magazine, William Sitwell has landed another plum food job, as the Saturday Telegraph restaurant critic.

Sitwell attracted the ire of vegans when he responded to a freelancer's vegan article pitch with a response which included the rather unhelpful suggestion of "How about a serie…

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Vapiano are opening restaurants at Centre Point, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf

This popular Italian casual chain is expanding with three key openings set for the west end, riverside and Canary Wharf areas.…

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Test Driving The Oystermen - the Covent Garden seafood restaurant makes great use of its extra space

Covent Garden's Oystermen doubled its size in Covent Garden - adding a raw bar and more. We head down to try out this highly-praised seafood restaurant.  …

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Yeni in Soho will be top Turkish chef Civan Er's first London restaurant

Acclaimed Turkish chef Civan Er is bringing a flavour of his Istanbul restaurant Yeni Lokanta to London's Soho.…

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Ex-Chiltern Firehouse Head Chef Patrick Powell is opening Allegra at Stratford's Manhattan Loft Gardens

The former head chef of Chiltern Firehouse is moving up in the world, literally. He's opening this seventh floor restaurant with sky garden in the new Manhattan Loft Gardens development in Stratford.…

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Maryam's Cafe in Chiswick is food blogger The Persian Fusion's first restaurant

Popular Persian food blogger and author Maryam Sinaiee has opened the doors of her first restaurant venture - a cafe on Chiswick High Road.…

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Peg will be the P Franco team's third opening, taking over Legs in Hackney

The P Franco team's empire continues to expand. This, their third opening, will take over the former Legs restaurant on Morning Lane with an all counter dining and drinking space.…

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