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Four new places to eat arrive in West London's White City Place

West London's freshly regenerated White City Place is hard at work turning itself into something of a foodie hotspot for its workers, having just announced not one but four new restaurants.

Most importantly, that means that after several months of teasing (including an Old Street pop-up) Butterscotch will *finally* be opening the doors of their new, permanent home. Led by Bea Vo, formerly of Bea'…

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 Yamagoya brings their ramen and raindrop cake to The Cut with their first permanent venue

After a successful pop-up on Shaftsbury Avenue, and the cake that launched 1,000 Instagrams, Yamagoya is back for good, bringing ramen-shaped joy into the hearts and bellies of Londoners on The Cut (near Waterloo).…

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There's a pie and mash pairing menu hitting Piccadilly

Autumn firmly has us, so the arrival of a pie and mash pairing menu in London seems perfectly timed. Celebrating the history and longevity of Pie & Mash in London, Smith & Whistle is heading into the autumn/winter season with an exclusive new pairing menu dedicated to this British classic, coinciding with British Food Fortnight.

Each pie is paired with a unique mash and a boozy drink - an…

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Calum Franklin is opening the Pie Room at Holborn Dining Room

Calum Franklin's pastry making prowess nets him a special pie room opening at Holborn Dining Room with pies to go and a special pie hatch coming…

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Bleeker and Bao go head to head to make 'Blao' at KERB’s fifth birthday party

Get your glad rags out - KERB is turning five this October, and they’re putting on a street food party with a hell of a lot of collaborations available at only £5 a pop.

Among the most interesting of these are burger kings Bleecker, who’ll be teaming up with the wildly popular Bao to serve up a cheeseburger/steamed bun hybrid they’re calling Blao. Needless to say, we’re more than a bit curious.

A…

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Everything is better with sprinkles at EasyJet's Leicester Square pop-up

Anyone who’s been to the Netherlands will (hopefully) have already been exposed to one of their greatest exports: sprinkles for breakfast, also known as hagelslag. 

Whether you’ve already a fan - and let's be honest, how could you not be - or you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, you’ll be able to get your fix of bread, butter and hagelslag at EasyJet's new Leicester Square pop-u…

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Neo Bistro's Alex Harper and more win at the 2017 YBFs

To the YBFs last night, where the cream of British foodie talent crammed into the ornate surroundings of Two Temple Place to celebrate our food and drink industry. Eleven awards were announced in total, covering everything from food sharing on social media to street food.

After the ceremony, everyone piled out to work their way through a mini Harrods food hall set up in the one of the rooms follo…

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A new Rochelle Canteen is coming to the ICA

Popular east London spot Rochelle Canteen from Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold is going all central. Expect similar style food. …

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Bubbledogs' Sandia Chang takes the reins at Chick n Sours for one night only

We love a good kitchen takeover, and while we've already seen Chick N Sours take over Bubbledogs, now it's time for the next event as Sandia Chang takes over the Seven Dials Chick n Sours. 

On that one-night-only menu will be wings in a fiery chipotle maple glaze, and Cap’n Crunch fried chicken strips (these sound GREAT) as well as grilled Mexican street corn slaw, jalapeño popper wontons wi…

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Maitre Choux are bringing their beautiful eclairs to Soho's Dean Street

Popular high end patisseris Maitre Choux is expanding and its first new site is on Soho's Dean Street where there'll be more seats to sit in and enjoy their Insta-friendly eclairs…

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Mac & cheese croquettes and mustard-glazed burgers from Nanny Bill’s at Birthdays

Dalston pop-up hotspot Birthdays has just announced its latest residency,  following previous Birthdays residencies from Crouch Hill’s Max’s to Le Bun and Little Ghost. This time they're teaming up with North London burger and croquette slingers Nanny Bill’s. 

Most excitingly, it means another chance to try/binge on their mac & cheese croquettes, served with…

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Test Driving Temper City - Neil Rankin does curry

We head out to try Neil Rankin's second Temper restaurant in the City, and this one's all about the curry. …

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Mayfair’s The Square is getting a big refurb, and a new chef too

Clément Leroy helped earn Paris’s Restaurant Guy Savoy its third Michelin star, shuns butter and cream in favour of lightness and texture, and is the new head chef at swish Mayfair restaurant The Square.…

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The Dayrooms Cafe WC1 brings Antipodean food to Holborn

Just in time for the turn of the seasons comes The Dayrooms Cafe WC1, a new food and drink spot on Theobald's Row that’ll focus on providing the busy souls of the City with healthy, Antipodean-inspired options from coconut waffles, to mac and cheese jaffles.…

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