Aida Khan brings the Karachi cooking from her Shola supper club to White City for her first restaurant, celebrating Pakistani food.
So this clearly isn't your average bowling alley (particularly if your local bowling alley is the lovely, but oh so very unmodernised Rowans in Finsbury Park). It's the new All Star Lanes which has just opened in the new Westfield London extension and it does look beautiful. The whole place is massive with 10 walnut-finished bowling lanes, karaoke rooms, no fewer than three bars and a private room to boot.
The whole thing aims to be a little slice of Miami in West
Ever fancied yourself as someone who runs a popup restaurant? Well a new competition running this summer at Westfield London might be able to help with that.
Food Popup is asking for entries for pop-up ideas to be put to a panel of judges consisting of chef Omar Allibhoy of Tapas Revolution, Bloomberg food criticc Richard Vines, Jonathan Prynn from The Standard and Jeremy Pang, founder of School of Wok.
Five cooks will then be shortlisted
As part of their White City House complex over at Television Centre, Soho House have opened all day eatery and bar The Allis to the public serving up a loosely international brasserie menu with a few US highlights.
The openings at White City are growing apace with another on the way to the revamped BBC Television Centre. This time it's the turn of Homeslice, which has come a long way from stalls at street food markets to this, their fifth restaurant in the city.
Expect all the usual Homeslice fare - huge wood-fired 20" pizzas with toppings that include Margherita and Salami, Rocket & Parmesan, Lamb Shoulder,
There's no stopping the Kricket team, who are going west to White City with their latest Indian small plates restaurant. Expect new dishes too.
Bluebird has been a big hit on the King's Road for 20 years and now they're looking to finally open elsewhere. The first new Bluebird will be in the former home of the BBC in White City.
The former executive sushi chef at Zuma is opening a tiny sushi restaurant in the Television Centre at White City development. With just 15 seats expect this to be a restaurant booking to boast about.
They have restaurants in Bristol and Spain, and now Wellbourne are coming to London. It's an all-day brasserie affair by chefs with an impressive pedigree and a pretty great sounding menu too.
There's really no stopping the Pergola team it seems, who've announced yet another all-in-one, behemoth food and drink complex. This time, they'll be overhauling the BBC's former HQ into a 5,000 sq ft restaurant hub with rotating vendors. First up - Del 74, and Morty & Bob's...
The Athenian heads west for its latest base in the shiny new White City development, which will be treated to several brand new menu items including a very interesting burger…
West London's freshly regenerated White City Place is hard at work turning itself into something of a foodie hotspot for its workers, having just announced not one but four new restaurants.
Most importantly, that means that after several months of teasing (including an Old
Pergola, West London’s rooftop restaurant is coming back for a third time, and this time Breddos are coming too.
The most exciting thing about this by far is that it’ll mean West Londoner’s will finally be able to get a slice of the Breddos action, given that the legendary taqueria is usually only to be found in and around Clerkenwell and Hoxton.
Pergola will also be hosting 8 Hoxton Square, who are normally found dishing up seasonal,