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Pure Taste Paleo restaurant to open on Westbourne Grove

With more and more folk choosing to follow the paleo diet, we're sure the upcoming opening of the UK’s first paleolithic and specialist 'free-from' restaurant Pure Taste will be a huge success. Here's what you need to know about it.

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Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall helps launch Riverford at the Duke of Cambridge

To Islington last night where a very foodie set had turned up to celebrate the launch of Riverford at the Duke of Cambridge. Hot Dinners spotted St John owner Trevor Gulliver chatting at the bar with wine writer Zeren Wilson and actor Dougie Henshall making a beeline for the beetroot and amaretto cocktails.

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall was on hand to deliver a rousing speech on behalf of Riverford'…

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Foxlow to launch weekend brunches with an all day breakfast burger

London is slowly but surely becoming a city that takes brunch seriously. Which is why you should all go crazy for the news that Foxlow (the non-Hawksmoor restaurant owned by Will Beckett and Huw Gott) is about to start serving a weekend brunch.

What's more is they're starting it right in the middle of peak Christmas party season, and we can't honestly think of a better way to kill your hangover st…

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SymmetryBreakfast's weekend takeover of the Corner Room at the Town Hall

God bless the internet - where else would you find something like Instagram sensation Symmetrybreakfast which posts a picture a day of the breakfast someone has cooked for themselves and someone else.

Now you can take part in the fun this November when Bethnal Green restaurant Corner Room at Town Hall Hotel hosts a weekend takeover on 8-9 November by Symmetrybreakfast in honour of the Instagram ac…

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Full details revealed as Dishoom comes to Granary Square at King's Cross

Updated 5/11 with soft launch details. Dishoom's existing Bombay Cafés in Covent Garden and Shoreditch have already been big hits. Now they're joining an ever-growing number of restaurants which are making King's Cross their new home.…

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Tower of London poppy installation inspires Tom's Kitchen cupcake

If you manage to make it down to the last few days of the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at The Tower of London, warm up afterwards at Tom’s Kitchen Deli St Katherine Docks with a hot drink and this dramatic cupcake.

The bespoke poppy cupcake was inspired by the ceramic poppies filling the Tower’s famous moat. A red velvet cupcake, it's filled with poppy seeds and topped with a su…

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Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck to close for eight months and relocate to Melbourne

Updated with reopening date 4/11/14

We know the clocks have gone forward but we had to double check that it wasn't already April 1 in Melbourne with this latest story. Hot on the heels of Noma announcing a two months relocation to Japan, Heston Blumenthal has done the same but he's taking the Fat Duck half way around the world to Melbourne for six months.

It's all to support a major refurb of the…

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Gordon Ramsay to open Heddon Street Kitchen in Mayfair

Updated 3/11/2014 with a first look at the finished restaurant.

One of Gordon Ramsay's biggest hits recently has been the very well received Bread Street Kitchen. As a result, it's something he's expanding both overseas - in Hong Kong - and in London. 

While the Hong Kong version will retain the Bread Street Kitchen name - the London follow up will be called Heddon Street Kitchen and is based jus…

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Neil Rankin brings egg-based restaurant Bad Egg to Moorgate

Neil Rankin's collaboration with Noble Inns seems to have been a pretty fruitful one. The chef has had huge success with Islington's Smokehouse, he's revamped the menu at the Princess of Shoreditch, another Smokehouse is on the way to Chiswick next year and now he's launching a brand new restaurant in Moorgate. This time it's all about eggs - so we caught up with him to find out more:

How would yo…

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New Japanese restaurant Kouzu opens in Belgravia

A new Japanese restaurant has opened rather stealthily in Belgravia today as Kouzu opens its doors. 

It comes from one of the founding chefs of Zuma, Kyoitchi Kai, who was also more recently head chef at Dover Street Arts Club. He's looking after a kitchen of "finely selected all-Japanese kitchen staff" culled from some of London's best Japanese restaurants. The restaurant itself looks like being…

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