Dalston

  • lemac

    We bring you more infomation of a joyous burger nature with news that popular burger boys Le Bun are heading back to East London. They're taking over the food at Dalston's Birthdays.

    If you happened to try their amazing Le Mac burger at this year’s National Burger Day, you'll be happy to hear that's going on the menu at Birthday's. If you didn't get round to it, hearing that it features two rare breed patties, black truffle burger sauce, smoked pickles, American cheese,

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  • acqua

    There's a rather beautiful new wine bar opening in Dalston next week by the name of Acqua7. The brainchild of Dalston native Cyrus Cookson, it's all white walls and oak counter and will be open all day serving up coffee in the morning and larger dishes and wine by night.

    In the morning you'll get pastries with coffee served in traditional Moka pots. There'll also be smoothies like MoonRock - Cantaloupe, rose water and ice and smashed avo on toast with bacon

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  • jidori mainWe head over to Kingsland High Street to check out this fast and fun Japanese spot 

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  • bib chef

    Bag-in-box wine taproom BIB is coming back to East London for a six month residency, following its popular pop up in November. And this time they're teaming up with chef Harry Kaufman, adding some small plates to the menu.

    Founder Kirsty Tinkler has sourced a range of natural wines available by the glass and carafe. "BIB is about young fresh drinking wines," says Kirsty,

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  • Carl Clarke is opening Chinese Restaurant Syndrome under Chick n Sours

    Hot Dinners Exclusive

    We're big fans of Chick 'n' Sours, Carl Clarke's great chicken restaurant in Dalston and if you haven't been in to try that Szechuan Aubergine, which we

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  • jidori food2

    30/11/15 - updated with soft launch info

    Chef Brett Redman is set to open a new Japanese yakitori restaurant in Dalston. The restaurant, which opens this Autumn draws upon the rich tradition of Tokyo yakitori joints, bringing this hugely popular variety of Japanese street food to east London.  

    The new opening will specialise in Japanese yakitori skewers grilled over coal and will be the second opening from Redmond, who also opened The

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  • Lucky Chip goes permanent with Burgers and Wine in Dalston

    A Hot Dinners Exclusive

    Lucky Chip were one of the first wave of burger vans who showed Londoners just what a good burger actually was (it's hard to remember now but a few short years ago in London a decent burger was almost unheard of). And now after stints at Netil Market and a number of successful residencies - they're finally ready to go permanent with Lucky Chip Burgers & Wine in

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  • decatur

    You may have enjoyed the wares of one of this year's YBF Street Food nominees Decatur at Kerb and Druid Street, but now the business is moving indoors to look after the kitchen at Pamela - the new Haggerston bar opened by the folk behind Rita's.

    Tom Browne is the chap behind the venture - a former travel agent who spent years working in the States and never lost his love for it, Decatur is Tom's take on hard to find Southern US specialties, like chargrilled oysters,

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  • claw

    This rather fine looking shellfish dish is the crab burger from Claw. And if just gazing at that photo makes you fancy it half as much as we do right now, you'll be wanting to know that the streetfood folk behind it have just taken residency at The Three Compasses in Dalston.

    From this week until the end of January they'll be serving up a mainly crab-based menu with all their crab coming from Start Bay in Devon.

    There'll be five burgers on offer

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  • bib

    There's always room in Hot Dinners' lives for some crazy pop-up shenanigans in the run up to Christmas and B.I.B sounds right up our street. This Dalston spot will be taking over Brunswick East coffee in Dalston from 6pm every Wednesday to Saturday this November. And the B.I.B? Well that stands for Bag in Box. Yes this is a natural wine box pop-up. It couldn't be more East London if it tried.

    Apparently bagged wines are an economical and ecologically sound

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  • poached egg

    We've had cafe's devoted to cereal, porridge, cheese toasties, even polenta - but it looks as though the single ingredient trend of the foreseeable future for London is the humble egg. In addition to Bad Egg which is already running in Moorgate  we've already written about ...

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