When it first opened on Islington's Upper Street, Chinese Laundry quickly developed a fan base. Giles Coren loved it, saying in the Times; " they have done exactly what hipsters do, and they have done it brilliantly. So welcome to Chinese Laundry – Britain’s first Chinese Hipster Restaurant". And Olive magazine dubbed it "Quirky, fun and super-friendly".
But when fire damaged the building and then squatters moved in, it was all
If you've been missing Rita's since they moved on from their Hackney location (now filled by Carte Blanche), then we have very good news for you. Not too far from their original spot, they're taking on the new kitchen and dining area at Redchurch Brewery in Cambridge Heath.
In charge of things are Rita's founders Gabriel Pryce and Missy Flynn with Price in the open ground-floor
By now, Clapham craft boozer The King & Co must surely have one of the London’s most frequently changing kitchen rosters, having just announced yet another residency. This time it’s Malt + Pepper, who’ll be taking the reins for a slightly longer pop-up spanning three months, themed all around everyone’s favourite summer tipple, beer.
Malt + Pepper want to focus on beer as an
East London's popular vegan Chinese restaurant Mao Chow broke the hearts of plant eaters across town when its last pop-up at Pamela finished. But now owner Julian Denis whose self-proclaimed "inauthentic Chinese Food" broke Instagram with shots of incredibly realistic looking vegan 'eggs' in various Chinese dishes has moved it to a more permanent footing.
They open at Behind the Wall in Hackney on Thursday for an
We don't know about you, but the idea of a Friday night pub menu devoted to Korean and Japanese style 'anju', or bar bites sounds EXACTLY what we'd want to stave off a Saturday morning hangover.
And if you live in Walthamstow, that's just what you've got as Chicken and Gochu become the latest folk to take over the Friday night slot at Ye Olde Rose and Crown. This is the first time the Highams Park-based husband and wife team have popped up anywhere. Korean
Having popped up successfully in Dalston last year, mezcal lovers Sin Gusano are expanding capacity and duration-wise with their next opening - an eight month residency in Hagggerston. They'll be taking over Curio Cabal as a ‘social club’ putting on events, offering private mezcal tasting experiences,and running their popular bar and taqueria.
And their timing is spot on, their first week of opening coincides with the Cinco de Mayo festivities so you can expect a
You've likely heard of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen by now, be it as a pop-up, a supper club, the cookbook or residences at Pop Brixton or The Sun & 13 Cantons. Now, Zoe Adjonyoh is returning to East London to start her brand new residency at London Fields' arthouse cinema Institute of Light, with a new
2018 is continuing its streak of being the year of vegan junk food with the arrival of KERB stalwart Oh My Dog's brand new vegan hot dog range.
It’ll form part of hot dog vendor’s newly extended menu, rolled out as part of its latest residency in Peckham's Old Nun’s Head. Oh My Dog will be dishing out their dogs every Thursday and Friday in the Peckham boozer, with an extended menu that
If you're not familiar with P Franco, let us enlighten you. Put simply, it's a wine shop and bar in Clapton. But it's one which manages to get some of the brightest up and coming stars in London to be in charge of the food.
Note that we don't say who's "in the kitchen" because P Franco doesn't have one. Instead, there are induction hobs at the end of the large sharing table that dominates the centre of the room.
Marylebone’s Carousel has just announced its next run of guest chef residencies coming in over the next two months, and there's plenty of interesting faces, from Edinburgh's up-and-coming Scott Smith to ingredient-focused Anton Orjollet, and the return of the award-winning Santiago Lastra.
First up on 6-10 February is Glasgow’s Rosie Healey, who cut
Page 3 of 8