Expect chops,steaks and that amazing cheesecake at Blacklock's new Shoreditch opening, but the big news here is that there'll be a dedicated bar area that they're teaming up with top NYC bar owners on.
From steak powerhouses like Hawksmoor and Goodman to "steak for a tenner" spots like Flat Iron, there's a huge choice of steakhouses in London. So we've picked some of the restaurants that we think are serving up some of the best steak in town.
We do love a good pizza special here at Hot Dinners, and this team up between Cannon & Cannon and Pizza Pilgrims fits the bill nicely. It's the classic meat-feast pizza, but made just a little bit more British. It's been reinvented with all British cured meats from Cannon & Cannon, including:
14/3/17 - updated with soft launch details
What: Blacklock City
In a nutshell: Chops in the City
Summing it all up: Blacklock, famed for their chops, are coming to the City for their second restaurant. Expect an extended menu with new cuts, starters, and their all-important cocktails in a 100-cover restaurant with reservations available too.
Vegans, look away now. Vegetarians too, actually. In fact, this advice applies to everyone who’s not immediately intrigued at the sound of a new ‘bad-ass BBQ shack on wheels.’
Hyper-macho hot sauce sellers Meat Lust (who have the motto ‘Thug flavours that punch hard and don’t apologise’) has joined forces with some of London’s most notorious street food vendors for a capital-wide tour from their Bare Bones Bus - a repurposed double decker, freshly kitted out
Nothing is left to waste at Neil Rankin's Soho restaurant devoted to specialist breed meat
City carnivores should look out for a new restaurant launching this Autumn. Little Smoke is from the team behind Smokehouse, The Pig and Butcher, and The Princess of Shoreditch. And it's ALL about meat - in particular native and rare breed meat. It's taking over the Bad Oeuf site in Citypoint.
The idea is that all the meat for the restaurant will be sourced from small independent farmers before being butchered on-site at sister restaurant
Pitt Cue Co. moves to the City and changes significantly
A Hot Dinners exclusive - updated 8/6/16 with opening date
Thanks to an eagle-eyed Hot Dinners reader, our attention was brought to one of the biggest restaurant news stories of recent times. Turns out that Pitt Cue's Tom Adams and top NYC chef April Bloomfield have gone into the farming and guest house business together.
This dynamic duo are appearing together at
The latest street food to grow roots is Walter and Monty - best known for popping up at Night Tales and more markets across London. Billed as "street food with Michelin expertise", it's from founder Alex Kaye (who's looking after the menu) and with Head Chef Nick Ross who has worked with American chefs Daniel Boulud and Scott Conant (Scarpetta).
As for the food, expect a strong focus on meat and fish
Here's one to ease the misery of Mondays - launching today in Soho is Blacklock's Butcher Price Mondays.
As owner Gordon explains, "We’re cooking our big chops - porterhouses, prime ribs and and our big lamb and pork chops which are all usually for two to share but at the price you’d pay if you walked into the butcher and bought the meat yourself. We’ll be rotating through lots of great famers with different breeds, ageing techniques, to create a