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Test Driving Pacific  - Shaun Presland's popup at 10 Heddon Street

Aussie chef Shaun Presland is the latest chef to pop up for a residency at 10 Heddon Street. We went along to try his much-vaunted take on sushi. 

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Test Driving Wilder - bringing the UK's larder into the heart of London

Take a tour of the UK's best food producers without having to leave London at this new restaurant in Shoreditch. …

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Test Driving Davies and Brook at Claridges - Daniel Humm's restaurant is well worth the wait

Daniel Humm has opened London's most eagerly anticipated new restaurant. How does it shape up? We went along to find out. …

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A wintry treat - we hit up Ognisko for caviar and vodka

Polish restaurant Ognisko has put on a new vodka and caviar deal for the festive season. We went to get in the Christmas spirit.…

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Test Driving SoLa - West Coast fine dining hits the streets of Soho

It's all change on Dean Street as Rambla transforms into fine dining Californian spot SoLA. We went to see what a Soho meets the west coast of America looks like on the plate.…

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Test Driving Lina Stores King's Cross - the 75 year old deli goes large

Lina Stores has been in Soho for 75 years, but now they've just opened a big new restaurant and deli in King's Cross. We went down for a look.  …

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Test Driving the Ivy Asia - an instant hit arrives in St Paul's

The Ivy Asia sees the group taking over from Jamie Oliver's Barbecoa in St Paul's. And they've gone BIG, We stepped onto their glowing floor to check it out.  …

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Test Driving Oren - a warm fug of hospitality on Dalston's Shacklewell Lane

Having popped up in residencies across town, Tel Aviv chef Oded Oren has settled on Dalston for his permanent and hospitable home.…

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Test Driving Silo - the very model of an no-waste approach restaurant

The arrival of Douglas McMaster's no-waste restaurant Silo has been hugely anticipated. We head to Hackney to see if it can live up to those big expectations. …

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Test Driving Volta do Mar - a restaurant using Portugal as its culinary springboard

Having sharpened Londoners' appetites for Spanish and Italian food with the Salt Yard Group, the former founder is now hoping his new opening Volta do Mar will do the same for Portuguese food.…

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