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Taste of London reveals its 2019 line-up

Updated 4/6/19 with full list of restaurants and dishes

If your idea of heaven is spending hours roaming Taste of London with a free pass to eat all the food in sight, then we have good news for you. For this year's festival, they're offering one lucky London foodie the chance to do just that, becoming one of the Best in Taste Awards tasters.

The winner of the competition will get a chance to be Chief Taster, joining the King of Instagram - Clerkenwell Boy, Bloomberg's Richard Vines, Melissa Hemsley, DJ BBQ and Dominique Ansel on the judging panel for the awards. They'll spend a full day sampling each of the hundreds of dishes on offer before the festival opens to the public, picking the winners for categories including Most Instagrammable Dish and the hugely competitive ‘Best in Taste’ award. You can enter your name into the draw here.

Even if you're not lucky enough to win that guest judge position, it sounds as though this year's festival is particularly promising. Several restaurants are coming up with exclusive dishes for the event. Hoppers are doing a 42 Hour Roast Elumas Roti, Flesh & Buns are putting on a Salmon Ceviche with avocado, red onion, red chilli, aji amarillo tigers milk, served with Mio Sparkling Sake and Sartoria will be serving a must-try Fettuccine Cacio Pepe with Truffle.

What we're particularly excited to try are the first dishes from Eggslut, the cult US import that's opening in Portobello this August. They'll be previewing their dishes at Taste to give Londoners the first chance to try their food ahead of the restaurant's August opening.

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Participants this year (and their highlighted dishes) are:

  • Action Against Hunger – Breddos Tacos, Fried Chicken Taco, £5
  • Brigadiers – BBQ Butter Chicken Wings, £6
  • BAO – Curry Cheese Bao, £8 (Exclusive)
  • Hoppers – Signature Devilled Chilli Squid, £6
  • Berenjak – Jujeh Kabab, Saffron and Lemon Chicken with Lavesh Bread, £7
  • Claw – Native Lobster & Crayfish Roll with Szechuan Mayo in a Brioche Roll, £15 (Exclusive)
  • Sagardi – Grilled Cornwall Squid on Roasted Tomatoes with Black Ink Sauce, £6
  • Delamina – Parfait of Halva & Roasted Almonds, Date Molasses, Raw Tahini & Persian Fairy Floss, £5
  • Sartoria – Nduja Chicken Wings, £8
  • Chotto Matte – Pollo den Miso Chicken, £7
  • Indian Accent – Soy Keema, Quail Egg and Lime Leaf Butter Pao, £7
  • Kutir – Lamb Biryani, £8 (Exclusive)
  • Club Gascon – Crab Doughnuts Cornetto with Shrimp Mayonnaise, £7
  • Flesh and Buns – BBQ Chicken Wings with Bone Daddies Wing Sauce & Sesame, £6
  • Enoteca Rabezzana – Tonnarelli Lime Butter, Pistachio Pesto and Red Mullet, £7
  • Mango Tree – Thai Red Curry with Roasted Duck and Jasmine Rice, £8
  • The Baptist Grill at L’Oscar – Toasted Crumpet with Smoked Bone Marrow Butter, Shredded Beef Cheek and Bacon Crumb, £6
  • Bala Baya Group – Prawn Baklava Marmalade with Persian Lime, Nori, Pistachio & Rose, £13
  • Blondies Kitchen – Hot Chunky Monkey Dough & Banoffee Ice Cream, £7
  • Smoke & Salt – Corn ‘Dogs’ with Chilli Lime Mayo and Creamy Tofu Sauce, £4
  • Bar Douro – ‘Alheira’ Smoked Sausage Croquettes, £5
  • Bun House – Sweet Chilli Molten Egg Rice, £6
  • Burger & Lobster – Prawn & Lobster Croquettes with a Chipotle Mayo, £5

Daily Specials:

Wednesday:

  • Bodega Rita’s – Miso Scrambled Eggs on Brioche Slider Roll, £5
  • Wildflower Restaurant- Deep Fried Oysters with Harissa, £5

Thursday:

  • 1251 James Cochran – Pork and Eel Sausage, Eel Gravy, Grated Hen’s Egg and Crispy Shallots, £7
  • Tom’s Kitchen – Beetroot Falafel Burger with Cashew Mayo, Miso Dressing and Kohlrabi Slaw, £8

Friday:

  • Trishna – Seafood Biryani with Pink Peppercorn Raita, £9 (Exclusive)
  • Island Poké – Classic Ahi Tuna with Shoyu Dressing on Sushi Rice with Pineapple Chilli Salsa, Wakame, Shallots, Spring Onions and Sesame Seeds, £7

Saturday:

  • Kym’s – Wild Mushroom Steamed Bun, £5
  • Lina Stores – Burrata Pansoti, Dattereini Tomato, Toasted Pine Nuts & Basil, £7

Sunday:

  • JAE – Prawn toast and roasted apricot ketchup with katsuobushi bonito flakes - £7
  • Club Mexicana - Tempeh ‘Bacon’ with miso-lime salsa, salsa negra, pickled carrot & deep fried spring onion all served with coriander and a wedge of lime £5

House Specials:

  • Wednesday: Pleasant Lady – Ibeerico Pork Jian Bing, £7
  • Thursday: Dominique Ansel Bakery – Speciality Flavour Frozen S’Mores, £6
  • Friday & Saturday: Fuwa Fuwa – Japanese Soufflé Pancakes with Honeycomb Butter, Whipped Cream and Maple Syrup, £7

 

More about Taste of London

Where is it? Regent's Park, London

When does it run? 19-23 June 2019

How to book:  Buy tickets online

Find out more: Visit their website or follow them on Instagram @tasteoflondon.

 

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