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#Rawmen is Adam’s Rawson’s new ramen project in Islington

Dine on 18-hour pork broth ramen, chicken karaage and milk cheesecake with sansho pepper in an Islington nano-brewery, thanks to Adam Rawson’s #Rawmen pop-up, this time running for just two weeks.

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House of Commons Strangers Dining Room opens to the public for dinner for the first time

Every time we put a story up about the chance to dine at one of the Houses of Parliament dining rooms, the rare slots go like a shot. So it's welcome news that as part of a programme to increase public engagement with Parliament the House of Commons are now opening their Strangers Dining Room on a twice-weekly basis and, for the first time, you'll be able to go for dinner.

From 25 April they'll b…

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The Chick'n Shack is coming to London

As you may know, we're pretty partial to Shake Shack so we'll be heading down there later this month for the UK launch of the Chick’n Shack. Launched last year in the states, the Shack's chicken sarnie sounds worth trying for anyone who likes their fried chicken.

If you're after the details - it's 100% British chicken breast, slow-cooked in a buttermilk marinade, hand-dipped into Shack-made batte…

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 Neo-Bistro comes to Mayfair from Anglo and Harwood Arms chefs

Anglo's Mark Jarvis and The Harwood Arms' Alex Harper team up for this new relaxed bistro-style restaurant in Mayfair,…

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Leicester Square Kitchen brings Peruvian and Mexican to central London

Tiger prawn tacos, Mayan-spiced chicken ensalada and Robata-grilled Pisco-glazed smoked paprika ribs with lime are some of the sharing plates up for grabs at the new Leicester Square Kitchen, a new restaurant in a Leicester Square hotel.…

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Sandwich Fest 2017 is coming to Hackney

It seems increasingly to be the year of the sandwich, from Burgerac’s Sonic Sandwich to the eye-watering toasties at The Cheese Bar in Camden. And now, new for 2017 - Sandwich Fest.

Set to be a one-day celebration of all things between two pieces of bread, the Hackney-based food fair will bring together eight of the capital’s top sandwich hawkers, including Brindisa, Deeney’s, Grill My Cheese, Le…

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The Clayton Arms to reopen as The Prince of Peckham

With rum cocktails, beer and White Men Can’t Jerk to kick things off off in the kitchen, the Prince of Peckham could be a promising new life for this Peckham pub.…

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BBQ Club & Bar is Jimmy Garcia’s new South Bank project

Sunshine and warmer weather means BBQ is increasingly back on the menu - particularly at Southbank’s new BBQ Club & Bar.

It’s a Thamesside pop-up and supper club, set up by Jimmy Garcia (Jimmy’s Underground Pop-Up, DVine Cellars, Cornercopia) and will be spread across two floors. The walk up BBQ bar will remain below, while those who’re joining for the rooftop supper club will head upstairs.…

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A Frenchman settles in at Michelin - we Test Drive Claude Bosi at Bibendum

South Kensington's iconic restaurant now has a chef to match - we pop in to see how Claude Bosi is enjoying his new Michelin home

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New York's NoMAd hotel is coming to London

It's early days on this one, but we're hearing, courtesy of Caterer, that top New York hotel NoMad is coming to London. The news comes courtesy of NoMad's own Andrew Zobler who says the 100-room hotel will be a building with "a rich architectural history". 

Of course, one of the best reasons to visit the NoMad hotel in New York is the restaurant by Daniel Humm. His other restaurant, 11 Madison Pa…

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Breddos and Som Saa's John Chantarasak join forces for the next Tacover

If you were lucky enough, as we were, to get a seat at the last Breddos TacOver with LA's Guerrilla Tacos, you'll know that these mash-ups are hot tickets.

So when we tell you that for their next mashup Breddos are teaming up with Som Saa and Anglo-Thai's John Chantarasak for a Mexi-Thai Sunday BBQ you know this is one date you HAVE to put in the diary.

The menu sounds particularly must-have:

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Deliciously Ella opens The Kitchen Counter in Herne Hill

No refined sugar, dairy, wheat or additivies - just healthy all day grub, including fudgey brownies, rye bread sandwiches, soups and smoothies at Deliciously Ella’s newest branch in Herne Hill…

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Saucy Chip find a permanent home in Fitzrovia's Jerusalem

They've popped up in Summer festivals with their van and now Saucy Chip have found a home in Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen. Expect gourmet chips with special toppings.…

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