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Truman's are moving to Walthamstow, opening a brewery with a taproom and street food market

This all sounds pretty exciting. According to the Standard today, Truman Brewery are on the move to Walthamstow. Having started out in Brick Lane way back in the 17th century and moved to Hackney Wick rather more recently, they've today announced plans for a massive new brewery in E17. The new brewery will take up 50,000 square feet and will increase their beer production 10 fold. 

Plans for…

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Jamie Oliver's restaurants go into administration

There's no getting around that it's been tough out there on the High Street recently. We've already seen the collapse of Patisserie Valerie and now here comes the most high-profile collapse yet. Jamie Oliver has announced that his restaurant group has gone into administration. 

25 of his restaurants are affected - mainly Jamie's Italians - but there are two high-profile restau…

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Three gin-inspired gardens to look for at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Heading to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year? There's a distinct G&T theme to some of the gardens at this year's show.…

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Taste of London reveals exclusive dishes for 2019 plus the chance to join the judge's panel

Updated 21/5/19

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 Instag…

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Frenchie are launching a bacon scone pop up in Covent Garden for the summer

A Hot Dinners Exclusive

If you haven't yet had a chance to go to Frenchie and try their amazing bacon scones - then they're about to make it a whole lot easier for you. This summer they're launching a bacon scone pop-up in Covent Garden Market. 

They'll be in the lower level arches of the market, offering their scones to go. These are their smoked bacon and maple syrup scones (served wi…

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Test Driving Parrillan - Barrafina's summer terrace and grill at Coal Drops Yard

Perfectly situated to catch the summer sun as it falls over Coal Drops Yard at King's Cross, this outside grill is going to be a huge hit.…

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Roastery and Toastery is serving up toasted cheese sandwiches from the Peytons

Oliver Peyton's sisters have opened their own cafe in Chalk Farm. It's all about coffee and lots of toasted cheese sandwiches...…

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OKN1 is coming to Hoxton's New City College

This Hoxton restaurant is manned by a team of both Professional and student chefs, with a view of getting new people into the business. And feeding you, of course. …

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Cent Anni is a new modern Italian restaurant for Wimbledon

This new Italian restaurant in Wimbledon has taken over from the old Cau site, promising a modern Italian menu. …

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By Chloe. is opening more vegan restaurants - this time at Oxford Circus and the O2

American import by Chloe. are doing pretty well in London and are opening two more of their fast food vegan restaurants here. …

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Le Bun are back with a Hackney residency for their French-inspired burgers

If you're a fan of Le Bun and missed their recent Shoreditch pop-up - then another chance is incoming with a new residency at the Sebright Arms. They'll have all the usual French/American inspired burgers, as well as special events including a Wednesday offer of a bucket of Old Blue Last beer and hot wings for £10  

The menu includes...

  • Le Truffle Cheeseburger:  aged beef patty, A…

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Snackbar is opening a cafe in Dalston and they're launching on Kickstarter to fund it

Freddie Janssen and chef Anais van Manen are bringing their vision to fruition by opening a cafe right next to Dalston Junction station.…

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The Prince of Wales heads a starry list of winners at this year's Fortnum & Mason's Food and Drink Awards

Every year the Fortnums Food & Drink Awards attracts a stellar crowd of food talent and this year it was peak celeb spotting as the guest of honour turned out to be HRH Prince Charles.

The Prince of Wales was there to receive a special award recognising "his unwavering commitment to the cause of sustainable and healthy food and farming." After one hell of a trumpet blowing intro, the likes of…

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Test Driving Santo Remedio's bottomless Mexican brunch

London restarants serve up countless bottomless brunches every weekend, but some of those stand out more than others. Santo Remedio's bottomless Mexican brunch is one of them. …

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Test Driving The Harwood Arms for their 10th anniversary

It's ten years old and still the only Michelin starred pub in London. We visited the Harwood Arms to try its special anniversary menu.…

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