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Thailand's swanky fashion-oriented cafe Greyhound Cafe is coming to London

South East Asia's beloved The Greyhound Cafe springs up in London with a menu packed with modern Thai-style cooking imported all the way from Bangkok.

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Tuck into empanadas and helados at Clasico Argentino in Mayfair

After getting properly settled in Paris, Clasico Argentino has made the hop to London, bringing empanadas galore to their cosy Mayfair premises plus a food truck that’ll be parked near Broadgate and a doorstep near you via Deliveroo.…

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#CookforSyria returns for a second year

A veritable who’s who of London’s restaurants are about to get a touch more Syrian when #CookforSyria returns for a second year.

Each restaurant will add a dish with a Syrian twist to their menu for the month-long initiative, with £2 from the sale of each going to UNICEF’s Children of Syria appeal.

A seriously HUGE number of restaurants are involved (and we’ll list them all below) but some of the…

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Jay Rayner shares his writing secrets at Brasserie Zedel

If you too wish to be able to describe canapes as having “blunt acidity of the sort that polishes up dulled brass coins,” then you'll want to get yourself along to Jay Rayner’s writing workshop.

The notorious Observer food critic (who’s been described by as the ‘world’s most feared’) will be running an afternoon masterclass in single subject column writing, operating out of Brasserie Zedel. He’ll…

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Fitness guru Matt Roberts launches clean eating cafe Daily Dose in Mayfair

If you’re serious about your supplements, Matt Roberts’ new "protein and wellness cafe" will be high on your hitlist, with its spirulina-packed smoothies, breakfast pots and something they're calling 'cleansing boxes' to fuel you up for your next visit to the gym.…

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Deliveroo Editions brings in Lievita from Milan for delivery-only Italian pizzeria

Coming to a doorstep near you is Lievita, a traditional Italian pizzeria that’s been brought to from Milan to the UK by Deliveroo Editions. They've set them up with a delivery-only kitchen, to help them get their wholemeal pizzas to the bellies of hungry Londoners with greater ease.…

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Try 10 types of poutine at Air Canada’s Kingsland Road pop-up

Lovers of Canada’s iconic chips-n-gravy dish poutine (the above example from The Cheese Bar) are in for a treat this autumn when a pop-up devoted exclusively to the national dish launches in Kingsland Road courtesy of Air Canada.

The dish, which has been called “an amazing savoury mess French fries, brown gravy, and squeaky white cheddar cheese curds” will be available in a whopping 10 different…

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London’s first gyros burger comes to White City courtesy of The Athenian

The Athenian heads west for its latest base in the shiny new White City development, which will be treated to several brand new menu items including a very interesting burger……

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Test Driving The Coal Shed - a slice of Brighton comes to London

Brighton's The Coal Shed makes the trip up to London. We take a look to see how it survived the trip.…

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Ekte Nordic Kitchen is coming to Bloomberg Arcade

This new Nordic restaurant comes from Soren Jessen, the man behind 1 Lombard Street. Here, it's all about all-day Nordic cooking and Scandinavian pastries. …

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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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Hot toddies and superfood salads as The Listing comes to Cannon Green

The Listing is the latest offering (the 22nd, in fact) from the Drake & Morgan group, which is also behind City favourite The Anthologist. It looks to continue things in a similar vein, with a luxuriously decked out interior, all day dining, and a cocktails list that include hot toddies...…

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Stevie Parle's Pastaio brings handmade pasta and prosecco slushies to Carnaby

Pastaio is Italian for someone who makes pasta by hand - something you can expect plenty of in the latest venture by Stevie Parle (Dock Kitchen, Rotorino, Palatino, Craft) in Soho. Based on his track record, and his limitless enthusiasm for the dish, we’re expecting very good things……

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Cut+Grind bring burgers created right in front of you to King's Cross

Cut+Grind is a burger joint with a difference, where the burgers are all ground in full view, and the meat changes on a weekly basis. So you're looking at a very fresh burger here...…

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