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LA's Eggslut is opening in London

Updated 8/4/19 with location

What: Eggslut

In a nutshell: Eggs in buns from the USA

Summing it all up: Eggslut are VERY popular in various West Coast of the USA incarnations and now they're opening in London on Portobello Road. Expect a variety of eggs in buns all day long. 

 

The low-down

US import alert - another very popular food emporium is making its way across the ocean - this time it's the turn of LA's Eggslut. 

If you haven't come across the charmingly-named restaurant before - here's what you need to know. It is, as you can imagine, all about eggs ("cage-free" eggs to be precice). They are primarily of the eggs-in-buns type, but there are the odd coddled eggs too. Here's a taste of what's on the menu in LA:

  • Bacon, egg and cheese - hardwood smoked bacon, cage-free over medium egg, cheddar cheese and chipotle ketchup in a warm brioche bun
  • Gaucho - seared wagyu tri-tip steak, cage-free over medium egg, chimichurri, red onions and dressed arugula in a warm brioche bun
  • Fairfax - cage-free soft scrambled eggs and chives, cheddar cheese, caramelized onions and sriracha mayo in a warm brioche bun
  • Slut - cage-free coddled egg on top of a smooth potato purée, poached in a glass jar, topped with grey salt and chives, served with slices of baguette

On top of those - expect something that's unique to London too. They're also making a commitment to using local suppliers - so that means Clarence Court will provide the eggs, Bread Ahead will make the buns and Nude coffee roasters will supply their coffee.

It's an all day thing - and very much a fast-food concept (although they do have a sit-down counter service approach). Long queues are a thing in the USA branches, so expect to see them in London too. 

That London branch is on Portobello Road (where Pix Pintxos used to be).

 

More about Eggslut

Where is it? 185 Portobello Road, London W11 2ED

When does it open? 7 August 2019

Find out more: Visit their website. and follow them on Instagram @eggslutuk.

 

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