We learn how to make a pork pie from the king of pies himself, Calum Franklin. Find out how we got on...
It's always a worry when any central London pub closes its doors, ostensibly to be renovated. So when The Newman Arms shut a year or so ago to have the upstairs section turned into flats, the chances that this historic pub, which had been a popular spot for foodie pop-ups more recently, would ever reopen seemed pretty bleak.
So we're particularly pleased to see that not only is it remaining a pub, but the 18th century boozer has also had a bit of a
Expect live music, top beer and plenty of pies at this iconic North London pub's revival.
Autumn firmly has us, so the arrival of a pie and mash pairing menu in London seems perfectly timed. Celebrating the history and longevity of Pie & Mash in London, Smith & Whistle is heading into the autumn/winter season with an exclusive new pairing menu dedicated to this British classic, coinciding with British Food Fortnight.
Each pie is paired with a unique mash and a boozy drink - and here's what to expect...
Ever thought your Dead Hippie burger at MEATliquor could be significantly improved by encasing it in pastry? Well, now you can put that to the test as they've teamed up with Square Pie to add the Dead Hip-Pie to the menu.
That's minced beef, topped with melted cheese and wrapped in pastry. It's £8 and comes with fries, pickles and Dead Hippie sauce on the side. Having seen the picture, it's all we want to eat
17/5/17 - updated with exclusive soft launch news.
What: Piebury Corner King's Cross
In a nutshell: Top notch pie and mash in King's Cross.
Summing it all up: Famed pie sellers Piebury Corner are opening a new pie shop and deli to serve up some of the best pies in town, alongside mash and roast potatoes and all washed down with craft beer.
Hearty, warming pies are just the job for January, and you'll be able to get your hands on one to accompany your pint in Clapham's The King & Co pub until February.
It's part of a two-month residency that the local boozer has organised with MYPIE, a street food vendor that specialises in all thing encased in pastry. Expect plenty of classic fillings: chicken, steak chilli, ham and tarragon, or roast mushroom,