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The Lacy Nook brings Macedonian food and more to Stoke Newington

Bringing together tastes from all over the world - think miso, jalapeno and tahini on aubergine  - The Lacy Nook experiments with international flavours, led by Macedonian friends Elena and Jana, with help from Nobu’s Tom Catley.

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Round-up - Atherton's Social Sundays, KERB's Alchemy is back, J Sheekey breaks out the terrace and more...

Time for a quick run-down of the rest of this week's news. Atherton's Social Sunday team-ups are back, KERB's getting spicy for Alchemy, J Sheekey is getting ready to unveil its summer terrace and more...…

Read more: Round-up - Atherton's Social Sundays, KERB's Alchemy is back, J Sheekey breaks out the terrace and more...

Sibarita is Covent Garden’s new Catalan wine and cheese bar from Encant’s Victor Garvey

After wowing Londoners with his Catalan food at Encant and Bravas Tapas, Victor Garvey has teamed up with his dad to open another restaurant on Maiden Lane. This time, it’ll be a laid back wine and cheese bar, with tapas and plenty more to enjoy.…

Read more: Sibarita is Covent Garden’s new Catalan wine and cheese bar from Encant’s Victor Garvey

Clodagh McKenna pops up at Cheyne Walk Brasserie for the Chelsea Flower Show

We're about to hit the point at which London finds floral inspiration in everything for the duration of the Chelsea Flower Show. And London's restaurants just love the opportunity to put their gardening gloves on and come up with flowery dishes and drinks.

One such event worth seeking out will be Irish chef and writer Clodagh McKenna's pop-up at the Cheyne Walk Brasserie in West London. Her lovel…

Read more: Clodagh McKenna pops up at Cheyne Walk Brasserie for the Chelsea Flower Show

Asparagus dishes hitting London's restaurants this spring

Don't you just love this time of year? When London's larders fill with ultra seasonal produce from wild garlic to gulls eggs and asparagus. We've been trawling some of London's chef and restaurant Instagram and Twitter accounts for lovely pictures of new asparagus dishes hitting London tables right about now for your delectation…

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WOLF II in Broadgate is the new all day City restaurant from its Stokie counterpart

Originally a hit in Stoke Newington, this is the second Wolf to hit London. Expect aperitivo in the evening, pasta in the afternoon and eat in or takeaway breakfast - which includes fontina wild boar waffles - folk around Liverpool Street will be sorted all day long.…

Read more: WOLF II in Broadgate is the new all day City restaurant from its Stokie counterpart

The Development Kitchen sets out on a series of Kitchen Takeovers

Take two outstanding chefs, some of the country's best suppliers - and a huge passion for food, and you've got all the ingredients for a very special dinner indeed. Adam Degg and Tom Shepherd have just launched The Development Kitchen, a series of pop-up dinners, taking over a different restaurant kitchen every month.

So what's the story?

Adam, most recently head pastry chef at The Chiltern Fireh…

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Radio Alice Pizza opening a second pizzeria in Clapham

Traditional sourdough pizzeria called Radio Alice is coming to Clapham, tucked away on picturesque Venn Street, just around the corner from north end of Clapham Common.

It's the second Radio Alice in London, coming fairly soon after the first opening in Hoxton. As before, Italian brothers Matteo and Salvatore Aloe will be whipping up their special sourdough pizzas using top notch dough, made with…

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CHIK’N from Chick ‘N Sours hits Baker Street - and they do breakfast

Baker Street will the home to the flagship branch of CHIK’N, an ethical fried chicken restaurant that’ll be open all day.…

Read more: CHIK’N from Chick ‘N Sours hits Baker Street - and they do breakfast

Calcutta Street’s first sister restaurant opens in Brixton

Shrimoyee Chakraborty is opening a new Calcutta Street in Brixton, with a big focus on atmosphere and small sharing plates. There’ll be some new menu additions, plus bespoke cocktails made with traditional Shorbot, and a late license until 1am every night to top it all off.…

Read more: Calcutta Street’s first sister restaurant opens in Brixton

Littleduck Picklery combines store with all day diner focusing on fermentation and pickling

This latest opening from the folk behind Rawduck and Ducksoup will be a all day diner, wine bar AND neighbourhood store…

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The Wigmore tavern comes from Michel Roux Jnr and The Langham

The Langham Hotel is getting a new next-door tavern called The Wigmore and Michel Roux Jnr is in charge of the food.…

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Santo Remedio announce reopening plans with Kickstarter campaign and events

There was much rejoicing in 2016 when a genuine Mexican eatery opened in East London by the name of Santo Remedio, making it one of the capital’s first permanent spots for authentic Mexican food (and one of our favourites). However, it was a short lived success, and it sadly closed not long after, leaving legions of bereft fans.

Now, the couple behind the restaurant are in the midst of trying to…

Read more: Santo Remedio announce reopening plans with Kickstarter campaign and events

Salt + Pickle arrives in Crystal Palace with all things cured and preserved

Preservation is the name of the game at the aptly named Salt + Pickle, a new locally-owned deli and bar who'll be serving up treacle-cured salmon, homemade pastrami, and providing beers from local breweries just up the road to wash it all down.…

Read more: Salt + Pickle arrives in Crystal Palace with all things cured and preserved

Bao are bringing Xu Taiwanese restaurant to Soho

28/4/17 - Updated with opening date

What: Xu

In a nutshell: Taiwanese restaurant from the people behind Bao

Summing it all up: Bao have been one of the big success stories in London. Now the team behind it are opening their third restaurant, an upmarket Taiwanese restaurant in Soho.…

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