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Foley's brings middle-eastern tacos to John Lewis’s rooftop

Fitzrovia world food restaurant Foley’s is set to be John Lewis’s next residency, neatly knitting together the two biggest trends of the summer so far: tacos and department store rooftops.

Operating out of their rooftop installation, The Gardening Society, they’ll be cooking up a special menu focusing mainly on tacos with an international twist, made with ingredients like Korean BBQ, Goan crab an…

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Smoke + Salt heads south to Pop Brixton

7/6/17 - Updated with soft launch details

Smoke & Salt will be bringing their fine-yet-casual dining to South Londoners when it takes up residence in Pop Brixton this summer.

It was with a heavy heart that we announced the closure of Kricket’s Pop Brixton site. But as the saying goes, when one door closes another opens and we’re rather pleased that the venue's new resident is Salt + Smoke.

We…

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Chin Chin Club brings nitrogen ice cream and cakes to Soho

7/6/17 - updated with launch details

If you've been to the original Chin Chin Lab in Camden, you'll already be very familiar with the made-in-front-of-you-with-nitrogen ice-crem delights that they have to offer. So you'll be VERY happy to know that they're expanding to Soho with a cake and ice-cream emporium.

While you'll still be able to watch them create your ice-cream from scratch (the flavour…

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Chef and barman among confirmed dead from Borough terror attack

Two restaurant workers have been confirmed among the dead from Saturday night's terror attack. The pair both died at the Boro Bistro on Borough High Street (pictured above in happier times).

Sebastien Belanger, 36, was a chef at the Coq d'Argent restaurant in the City and had lived in London for several years.

The death was also confirmed of Alexandre Pigeard. Pigeard was a barman at Boro Bistro.…

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Get a taste of Butterscotch ahead of its White City opening in Old Street Station

The next stall to pop up in Old Street Station’s busy concourse will be Butterscotch, a new bakery serving American layer cakes, cookies and more, run by Bea Vo, formerly of Bea’s of Bloomsbury.

It’ll be the bakery’s first debut in London ahead of its official opening in White City where it’ll find a more permanent home in Autumn later this year, with pies, cobblers, quick breads and muffins and…

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Giant Robot goes supersize on Sundays in Canary Wharf

Get ready for a pretty good deal in Canary Wharf this weekend. In their answer to bottomless brunches, Giant Robot are pulling out the stops from this Sunday and supersizing their regular food. 

For the same price as their weekday menu, everything will be just that little bit bigger. So that's:

  • Thunderbirds with a 6-piece chicken bucket (instead of four)
  • BOB’s Lobster has a double helping of Sal…

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Jumeirah Carlton Tower opens ninth floor sundowner bar for the summer

Fancy a drink with a view over Knightsbridge? The Jumeirah Carlton Tower has just opened a ninth floor bar…

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Boxcar Butcher & Grill brings ethical meat to Marylebone

Eat prime cuts of meat sourced from trusted suppliers that've been butchered in house at this new butcher-to-grill restaurant on Marylebone's New Quebec Street, which will also be selling meat to go, and pastries, pies and more via its deli.…

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Carousel pops up in the Tate Modern with three top international chefs

Hot off the heels of their Gezellig pop-up, this July sees Carousel move its residency programme into the Tate’s Level 9 kitchen for three weeks.

There’ll be three very international chefs on the roster from Mexico to Spain to Australia, who’ll rotate each weekend in the Tate Modern’s Blatavaik building, each bringing with them a diverse range of global flavours and fusions.

First up, on the 14-1…

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Baba G’s Bhangra Burgers long-term pop-up in Finsbury Avenue Square

Bhangra Burger's lamb jalfrezi burger and chicken tikka burger comes to the city, plus the new addition of the mercilessly hot double naga burger, for diehard chilli fans.…

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The tank-only Long Arm Pub & Brewery comes to Shoreditch

Pick your beer from one of the six tanks in the back, or maybe opt for some small-batch gin at the Long Arm Pub & Brewery - and maybe some Mexican sopes for good measure.…

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Borough Market attack: restaurants, bars and pubs respond on social

As London processes the events that unfolded last night on London Bridge and in and around Borough Market, the hospitality businesses caught up in it all are responding to messages of support. We'll try and gather as many together here as we can.…

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MEATliquor now do pies - starting with the Dead Hip-pie

Ever thought your Dead Hippie burger at MEATliquor could be significantly improved by encasing it in pastry? Well, now you can put that to the test as they've teamed up with Square Pie to add the Dead Hip-Pie to the menu. 

That's minced beef, topped with melted cheese and wrapped in pastry. It's £8 and comes with fries, pickles and Dead Hippie sauce on the side. Having seen the picture, it's all…

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Counter Termini has pizza, aperitivo and antipasti in Vauxhall arches

Vauxhallites can tuck into wood-fired sourdough pizzas and traditional Italian desserts while enjoying a seat at the marble-topped counter in Counter Terminini.…

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Sood Family pops up with Italian cuisine in Hackney Wick’s Stour Space

Get down to Hackney Wick’s the Stour Space before the summer’s out, and you’ll be able to enjoy an al fresco canalside aperitif and traditional Italian food, thanks to Sood Family’s new residency.

The warehouse pop-up sees the Sood Family getting back to their Puglia roots with traditional Italian cuisine that’s been given a modern twist by Michele, a relatively new chef who’s spent the past two…

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