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Tallulah glass slipper cocktail launches the Rivoli Bar's summer menu at The Ritz

This sparkly little number is a new drink on the cocktail menu at the Ritz Rivoli Bar. The Tallulah references the moment back in 1951 when American actress Tallulah Bankhead sipped champagne from her slipper during a press conference to celebrate her arrival in London.

As part of the new summer drinks menu which is launched on 20 May, the Ritz have created a bespoke ‘glass slipper to serve the d…

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Hoxton on Sea takes over the courtyard at the Hoxton Hotel

The annual summertime trend to turn parts of London into scenes from the seaside (see here for news of more at Shad Thames and Covent Garden) continues with news of the latest urban beach to hit East London.

Hoxton-on-sea will take over the Courtyard Garden at The Hoxton Hotel for a week including the bank holiday. They're intending to offer retro foodie treats, a place to relax in the sun and som…

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Psychic Burger launch pig laden burger

Psychic Burger's residency at the Old Queen's Head in Islington is launching possibly the piggiest burger we've ever seen on Wednesday. 

The Pig Salad burger features a pork, black pudding and chorizo patty, crispy pig's ear, confit sage pork belly, smoked streaky bacon, bramley apple jelly, chorizo aioli, butter lettuce, cheddar, brawn crubeen, pig's tail crackling all in a demi brioche bun…

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Cloudy Bay takes over the terrace at Harvey Nichols

The Terrace on Harvey Nichols 5th floor often gets a very welcome makeover in the summer and the next one is imminent. This time it's courtesy of New Zealand wine Cloudy Bay - which is taking the Chelsea Flower Show as their starting point for their inspiration behind the design.

Cloudy Bay wines will, of course, be the main feature with sparkling Pelorus, their signature Sauvignon Blanc, Cha…

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The Palomar restaurant to open on Rupert Street with Jerusalem's top chefs behind it

19/5 - updated with soft launch info.

The chefs from Jerusalem's coolest restaurant Machneyuda are heading to London to help open their first UK restaurant. The Palomar, which will open this Spring on Soho's Rupert Street sees Layo and Zoe Paskin, the siblings behind The End and AKA teaming up with Machneyuda's Yossi Elad, Uri Navon & Asaf Granit.

Full-time in the kitchen at The Palomar will b…

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Dirty Burger and Chicken Shop both to launch in Whitechapel

16/5/14 - updated with soft launch details.

Soho House's two very popular ventures continue to reach out to all sides of London. We've already seen Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger in the north (Kentish Town), the south (Chicken Shop in Tooting, Dirty Burger in Vauxhall) and now they're both going to unite in the east as the open in Whitechapel in the same building, arriving next month.

This is the f…

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Seven Year Steak Sandwich goes on the menu at Hawksmoor

This divine looking sarnie is the new Seven Year Steak Sandwich which will go on the menu at Hawksmoor Guildhall, Air Street and Seven Dials next week.

Named after the amount of years Hawksmoor have been trying to come up with their perfect version of meat between two slices of bread it's made up of rib-eye steak, Graceburn cream cheese (made by the amazing Blackwoods Cheese Company in Brockley),…

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Hardy's wine and cheese Chardonnay pop-up with Alex James

Here at Hot Dinners we're rather partial to a nice glass of Chardonnay so this two day wine and cheese pop-up with Hardy's and Alex James sounds like it might be worth heading down to.

The 1853 Club, a pop-up wine bar experience by Hardys wine, opens its doors in London over the coming bank holiday for just two days only and they've enlisted celebrity cheese maker Alex James to help on the food fr…

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Hereford + York Yorkshire pudding pop-up at Harvey Nichols

The hottest day of the year so far may seem like an odd time to be launching a Yorkshire pudding pop-up, but c'mon do you really need winter back to enjoy a good Yorkshire?

Launched yesterday at Harvey Nichols, the Hereford+York pop up at the Fifth Floor Foodmarket is a British take on ‘fast food’ featuring four signature Yorkshires to enjoy from breakfast to supper.

Start the day with The Breakf…

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First look at dishes for Meatopia 2014

 

It would be fair to say that we're very much looking forward to 2014's Meatopia in September  (details here). So to put you in the mood - here are a few pics to whet your appetite. They're a preview of what Andre Lima de Luca of BOS BBQ in São Paulo will be serving up. So that's Pulled lamb sliders with argula, feta and guinness bbq sauce and Picanha with espresso bbq sauce and farofa…

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