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Koya launch new

Koya, Soho's favourite udon noodle bar is getting a special new menu to celebrate its fourth birthday. Chef Junya Yamasaki's BackBench set menu is specially designed to let him go "beyond the blackboard" and create a tasting menu - Koya style. This seven or eight course menu will change every time there's a BackBench event. For instance, a recent meal incuded:

  • Fresh Kombu & Barmley Ponzu…

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Tony Conigliaro introduces new bar food menu at 69 Colebrooke Row

Bar supremo Tony Conigliaro has been turning out some amazing cocktails from his diminuitive bar at 69 Colebrooke Row in Islington for five years now. But the one thing the bar has lacked has been a bar food menu to match the inventiveness of the cocktails. Until now.

Developed by Tony and his team at the Drink Factory laboratory and launching this April, the new bar menu will consist of a range o…

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Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley reopens after redesign as MARCUS

Updated 26/3/14 with new images and menus

He's known for being one of the most exacting and demanding chefs in the business, so when Marcus Wareing announced he was undertaking nothing less than a total rethink of his eponymous restaurant it was news indeed. The plans for Wareing's two Michelin-starred restaurant, Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley hotel in Knightsbridge went far beyond the style of r…

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Blackfoot on Exmouth Market to start serving weekend brunch

We had a cracking (or should that be crackling) dinner at Blackfoot when it first opened and at the time thought what a brilliant place it would be for weekend brunch. Now, lovers of all things piggy, that dream has come true. The Exmouth Market eatery has just announced that from next weekend (Saturday 29th March) they'll be open for brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11am.

"Brunch was always a b…

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Red Dog South brings BBQ to Clapham

London's BBQ trend is showing no signs of slowing down as American restaurant Red Dog Saloon is about to head south with a new restaurant in Clapham called, appropriately, Red Dog South.

The current Hoxton restaurant specialises in American BBQ and the same can be expected from its Clapham cousin. So you can expect pulled pork, ribs, smoked blackened salmon, burnt ends, southern fried chicken and…

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GB Pizza Co to open their first London branch in Exmouth Market

Updated 24/3 with soft launch details.

Already hugely popular in Margate, where their pizzas earned them a Runner-up prize for Best Cheap Eats in the 2013 Observer Food Monthly Awards, GB Pizza Co is heading for London. They'll be opening up their first restaurant in Exmouth Market this Spring, two doors down from Blackfoot.

So what can you expect? Well they pitch themselves as a having a modern B…

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One Kensington to open on Kensington High Street

Updated 24/3/14 with menu details and picture

We're intrigued by a new opening coming up in Spring from the group responsible for Tamarind and Imli Street. They're launching One Kensington - a private club-style space that doesn't require membership. Open all day from breakfast through to dinner, you can eat, or just hangout with friends or have business meetings in a super spot overlooking Kensin…

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Breddos announce residency at Trip Kitchen in Haggerston

Mexican streetfood duo Breddos have announced that they will be taking over Trip Kitchen, Haggerston from 11 April 2014. The residency, which will run for a minimum of six months, is being held at TripSpace, a colourful cultural space which lies in two converted railway arches beside Regents Canal in Haggerston, East London.

The residency will see Breddos bring their unique take on Mexican / Ameri…

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Flat Iron to hold Easter Ox Roast at The Ship Wandsworth

Honestly, we don't know why anyone would bother leaving London on Easter weekend when there's such fun to be had. Like the Ox Roast planned by Flat Iron at the Ship Wandsworth.

As they succintly put it "We're going to roast a cow, on a giant spit, in front of 6 tonnes of burning oak, In a pub. And you're invited."

In slightly more detail, the Flat Iron folk will be roasting a 250kg Longhorn steer…

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Kerbisher and Malt fish & chips coming to Farringdon, Clapham and East Sheen

Kerbisher & Malt in Shepherd's Bush and Ealing are often brought up by many as their favourite fish and chip shop in London but if you haven't been west to visit them so far, they may be about to come to your area,

In fact, they're spreading out in all directions, with three new Kerbisher & Malts planned for the next few months.

First up, they've just gone much further west and opened up i…

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