Yes, London has some of the World's Best Bars (and a certain upcoming opening is a definite contender for next year's no 1) but lately, we've seen some of the best bars elsewhere in the world come to us too. So if you've ever fancied visiting the best
We do quite love Le Bun burgers so it's very good indeed to hear about their return to London. While it was possible to eat Le Bun burgers at the sadly departed Carte Blanche in London Fields, this will be a proper return for the French/American-inspired burgers by Andy Taylor.
This time, they're in
Keeping it simple at Borough Market this spring are The Beefsteaks. After a couple of successful guests spots the street traders, who describe themselves as "an 18th Century exclusive London steak club reimagined as inclusive 21st Century street food", have been given a space of their own for the next two months.
They'll be taking over the old Exotic Meat Company space next to Brindisa until the end of April. To begin with they'll start by serving
The Dairy's next door counter restaurant Counter Culture has been roaming the world in inspiration for its menus. Recently we've had Mexican and Caribbean
We already have Avobar in Covent Garden, and now there's a new all-avocado experience coming to London if you just can't get enough of them. This time it's the turn of The Avocado Shop, a pretty popular Amsterdam restaurant (that's also appeared in Brussels).
As you can imagine - there are a LOT of avocados on the menu (which they pride themselves on getting them from sustainable
If you’ve been kicking yourself for missing Hawker Chan’s temporary visit to London last year - and considering the frankly epic queues, we don’t blame you - then here’s some very important news.
15/2/18 - Updated with extended dates
If you've been watching My Million Pound Menu, you'll have seen Draft House founder Charlie McVeigh agreeing to invest £350k in the Filipino barbecue concept BBQ Dreamz.
And, while the team there work out where they're going to open a permanent restaurant, the street food traders are going to be popping up in King's Cross for a while. They'll be taking over the kitchen at MEATliquor Kings Cross "every Sunday
A hidden hot chocolate salon is coming to Dalston this month called Rosine’s Hot Chocolate Salon. It's all to kick off Fairtrade Fortnight and it's named after cocoa farmer from the Ivory Coast.
As for how you find the bar? It'll be hidden away at the back of a newsagent on the Kingsland Road. Head to the back of the shop, press a button and the West African themed speakeasy will be unveiled. Inside, there will be
Selfridges are paying more than just lip service to Valentine's Day this year. (Sorry, we simply couldn't resist). They're launching The Lip Bar - a teeny micro bar experience which is part art installation, part Japanese beer bar.
It's the brainchild of Japanese artist Daido Moriyama who has covered every inch of the bar with one of his photographs showing a close up of lips. Entry to the bar costs a tenner and that also gets you two drinks - a choice
Returning for a second year, M restaurant in Victoria is turning itself into a pop-up restaurant to raise funds to end sex trafficking and modern day slavery. M Is Not For Sale will run for a month raising both funds and awareness to support Professor David Batstone's ‘Not for Sale’ enterprises. 100% of the profits from sales of the special menu will go to the charity.
If you're thinking, 'well that sounds like something I definitely want to
Gizzi Erskine and Rosemary Ferguson have taken their dream to open plant-based burger shop Filth a step further with a three-month popup in Shoreditch. We went to check it out.
The latest pop-up to hit Selfridges' Food Hall comes in the form of sushi rolls from Inigo. You might have seen them in the City (and formerly in Soho) but if not, they're best known for their sushi hand rolls - essentially supersized sushi rolls, more the size of a burrito.
At Selfridges, they'll have their usual rolls on offer. So that includes Salmon Avo and Spicy Tuna rolls (using a Ponzu marinade, Baby Gem Lettuce, Pickled Daikon & Spicy Mayo). On the
Well, this is a collaboration we weren't quite expecting. The latest pop-up to hit Shoreditch is a mash-up of fried chicken wings and eyeliner - courtesy of Mother Clucker and Benefit Cosmetics.
The mind slightly boggles, but in the store - called JUST Wing IT - we're told that you'll be able to pop in, order your wings and get a demo of the liquid matte eyeliner while you're snacking away (eating wings and doing
Chef Rick Matharu and winner of Food Network's Recipe to Riches first brought his homestyle Punjabi-Canadian cuisine to Canadians back in 2015. His fusion twist on classics like masala chaat fries and butter chicken mac 'n' cheese won them legions of fans - including the PM Justin Trudeau.
Last summer he started popping up around London and next up is a two week pop-up at the Great Guns Social in Borough for two weeks. Rick - and longtime friend and collaborator Joti
It's most definitely the time of year where everyone's searching for something seriously hearty to eat - and a month-long pop-up in Hackney aims to provide just that. Cassoulet Nights - as the name suggests - focuses on rural French cooking. The chef in charge of things is Jacob Rosen - the former Head Chef of Pitt Cue. He's teamed up with Quite Nice Wines to provide the perfect winter combo.
They'll be taking over Apiary Studios on Hackney Road
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