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Get a free meal by Peter Gordon at the Air New Zealand pop up in Soho

Who would say no to a free lunch, particularly when it comes courtesy of top chef Peter Gordon from The Providores. That's what's on offer this week in Soho at Air New Zealand's two-day pop-up. They've teamed up with the Kiwi chef to showcase the in-flight menu on board their planes.

Visitors will be able to try the airline's canapes and drink the wines you'll find on board from New Zealand winer…

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Llewelyn's brings Jamie's Fifteen alumnus to Herne Hill

A stellar front and back of house crew make this new Herne Hill neighbourhood restaurant worth checking out.…

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Zala Levantine Grill opens in Camden Market

Opening today is a new spot in Camden Market, taking up on e of the units beside Kerb. Called Zala, it comes from Tomer Niv, formerly head chef at R’amas Kitchen in Jerusalem and who's also done stints at The Fat Duck and The Ledbury.

He's teamed up with his brother for the restaurant that will feature meze, Levantine pizzas (including Beef and Lamb Matbucha, pitas and grilled meats - all baked i…

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Ikoyi West African restaurant to open in St James's Market

Previously showcased at Carousel, this is the latest restaurant to hit St James's Market. It's inspired by West African cuisine, adding a fine dining twist.…

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MEATliquor are opening in Queens Skate, Dine and Bowl

MEATliquor are coming to West London as they get ready to take over the kitchens at the recently revamped Queens Skate, Dine and Bowl. So if you fancy some burgers and cocktail to fuel that strike, they're the people to provide them. It's a huge old spot too - they'll seat 80 for dining, but the bar fits a huge 200. That's plenty of space to knock down a house grog or two. 

Otherwise expect the u…

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Trash Tiki's Iain Griffiths & Kelsey Ramage take charge of the drinks at The Curtain

It's not long now until big new Shoreditch hotel, The Curtain opens, bringing with it Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster. And now we've news that the drinks should be just as special, led by Iain Griffiths and Kelsey Ramage.

Most recently in charge of the drinks at wastED this year, with their anti-waste Trash Tiki and both part of the Mr Lyan empire, they'll be in charge of drinks at the main resta…

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Model Market reopens in Lewisham with Nanban among new traders

And it's back. Good news for South London foodies as Model Market returns for the summer season, opening next weekend over the bank holiday.

On the trader front, there'll be the Lewisham stalwarts Mama’s Jerk, Mother Flipper and SE Cakery, alongside Street Feast regulars such as Up In My Grill, Mother Clucker, You Doughnut, Petare and INK.

But the best news is that there'll be two new traders thi…

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Prawn on the Lawn gets a lot bigger at its new Islington location

A Hot Dinners exclusive

Big news for lovers of Islington's Prawn on the Lawn, they're about to move into a much bigger spot - and it's just a short hop away from the original, taking over the spot where LeCoq used to be. 

If you're not familiar with Prawn on the Lawn, it's half fishmongers and half wine bar serving up cold bar seafood dishes. So, up until now. that means plenty of prawns, ceviche…

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A new Japan Centre with a huge food court is coming to London

Good news for fans of Japan Centre on Shaftesbury Avenue as they have a big new flagship store planned for Haymarket. Here's what we know about the place so far:

They'll have a Japanese food hall with a 100 seater courtyard. This will be evoking the feel of Japanese basement food halls - we've been to a couple in Tokyo and they are amazing - with lots of specialist food rooms as a part of that.

T…

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