If you're a fan of chips, cheese and gravy - which seems fairly likely - then the news of the return of Air Canada's Poutinerie should bring joy to the heart. It popped up last year, and proved to be such a success that they're coming round for another pass this month, landing in Old Spitalfields Market.
As before, there will be the classic poutine -
So yes, it's getting a little on the chilly side at the moment. But then that means it's definitely time for a warming mac and cheese - and if you're near Oxford Street, this new pop-up might be just the thing.
You may have seen the Mac Factory at KERB in the past, but now they're set up inside at Debenhams on Oxford Street (at the back of the shop). Serving up made-to-order mac and cheese
Any London burger afficiando who knows their onions is going to be heading east this weekend to check out Rosita's Deluxe. The cult American burger pop up started in 2015 in Singapore by Jeff Claudio a chef who'd trained at Noma, worked at Per Se and then at Burnt Ends (currently No 10 on the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants List.
This weekend Jeff and the Rosita's Deluxe team are in East London at Giant Steps for Burger Culture serving up burgers with meat supplied by
They've done Burger and Lobster, and with Beast steak and king crab and now the people behind those places and Goodman are bringing something new. This time it's Black Cod and Wagyu.
It'll be taking over the main Zelman Meats bar in St Anne's Court, where their head chef Olly Bird is preparing black cod cooked in miso and 200g Wagyu steaks. It's carrying
CUT have had their fair share of impressive pop-ups, and now they've managed to lure over hugely influential chef Francis Mallmann to London. The Argentinean chef (probably Argentina's most famous chef) will be taking over CUT at 45 Park Lane (Wolfgang Puck's restaurant) for three nights only in October.
On the menu will be:
Who doesn't love a bit of immersive theatre? And this latest - which features dinner from a MasterChef finalist - does sound rather good. it's the second event to take place at Pedley Street "station" - aka an arch in Shoreditch - where Funicular Productions have set up a special "luxury train carriage" for these kind of events. Last time it was a murder mystery, this time it's being billed as "a
Sweet toothed Londoners should make a note in their diary now for a pop-up dessert experience that's hitting London in a few weeks. The Whisk Dessert Bar doesn't mess around with savoury stuff, instead you can enjoy three courses of desserts.
Pastry Chef Simon Jenkins has worked with everyone from Raymond Blanc to Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing. And his desserts do sound intriguing. There's fresh pineapple soft serve with a chilli confit and spiced crumb in a
It's not the first time that The Clumsies, now number 6 on the World's Best Bars list, have been to London but if you missed them the first time around - here's another chance.
The original is in Athens, set up by Vassilis Kyritsis and Nikos Bakoulis, but at
With another site imminent, Bone Daddies is showing no sign of slowing down. Although one of their restaurants (on St Christopher's Place) is having a big change for one week in September, as it's being taken over by famed Japanese ramen bar Nagi Ramen.
London is awash with collaboration menus and cocktail pop-ups, but one coming to Clerkenwell next month sounds particularly noteworthy.
MARTINI are joining up with Italian restaurant LUCA for a month long aperitivo festival and the food sounds every bit as amazing as the drinks they'll be serving to go with them. They've roped in Michelin-starred Head Chef Matteo Baronetto of Turin’s Del Cambio, one of Italy’s oldest restaurants. Matteo has, in turn, worked with LUCA
Earlier this year they hit the news for turning their Newcastle restaurant into a romantic dinner a deux destination. Now McDonald's are transforming their High Street Kensington branch into a reservation-only restaurant.
The whole thing is to launch the roll-out of the
The next time you find yourself slap-bang in central London and in need of some alcoholic refreshment, get yourself down to the Institute of Contemporary Arts, which is teaming up with some of our favourite bars to dish out “unusual spirits and one-off libations."
The ICA’s Rochelle Canteen will be hosting bartenders from Quo Vadis, Ladies & Gentlemen and Untitled Bar on four
Nigerian food is about to have a well-deserved moment in the spotlight with the arrival of Chuku's, a sibling-run pop-up in Hackney who’ll be dishing up Nigerian tapas for five weeks, before moving to a more permanent site.
They’ll be turning out a blend of authentic dishes with a contemporary twist, like Jollof Quinoa, sweet Plantain Waffles and a savoury vegan Moi Moi black-eyed bean tart. There are quite a lot of vegan options actually - we counted
Top Mexican bar Licoreria Limantour is temporarily popping up in Mayfair this August. It'll be taking over 34 Mayfair's artsy Emin Room, turning it into 34 Mexico for five nights.
As one of the World‘s 50 Best Bars, and the holder of the not-inconsiderable title of
Some intriguing news today from Honey Spencer (Sager + Wilde, Noma Mexico and Australia, NUALA) and Anaïs Van Manen (Bones, Import Export CAM - Paris, Trullo, NUALA). The duo has teamed up to create BASTARDA, a new project that they’ll be launching at Hackney Wick’s Giant Steps on 28 July for one weekend only.
The new concept is a bit of a mishmash - “a totally unique series of intelligent collaborations between
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