They kicked off as a delivery-only kitchen near the beginning of Lockdown 1.0 and just as we emerge from Lockdown 2.0, Hot 4 U are getting their own place. They're starting a long-term residency at The Plough in Homerton, so if you're yet to try them, now's your chance.
If you need catching up, Hot 4 U are Eddy Tejada (ex-St John and Silo) and Matthew Scott (ex-Head
A promising new residency has launched at The Gun in Homerton (sister pub to The Compton Arms) and yes, you can still visit even though Tier 2 status is imminent.
Called Satsu (that means ‘murder’ or ‘kill’ in Japanese - a play on The Gun's name), it's from Reece Moore (Four Legs, Dabbous, Texture and Bao), Jenny Phung (pop up Ling Ling’s) and James Shepherd (ran Haggerston cocktail bar, Shep’s).
The menu is pitched as "Western dishes are subtly
After a successful pop-up at The Hive last year, Rich Baker and Sarah Brading's Flat Earth is back with plant-based pizzas using sustainable ingredients. Last year they were first runner up in the 2019 Sustainable Lifestyle Awards best restaurant of the year - and now they're opening at The Plough in Homerton for a long-term residency.
Now here's a festival we can really get behind. If you're wondering about whether to stay in town over the long Easter weekend, then the return of the Homerton International Festival Of Beer and Bar Snacks might swing the decision for you.
It all takes place at The Adam & Eve pub, where they've handed over their kitchen to Smoking Goat Shoreditch and a specially selected 100% vegan pop up who will be working with their own kitchen team Rockadollar. Smoking Goat