Latest news

Latest news

Amaru launching at St Katharine Dock from the people behind Bravas Tapas

The team behind Bravas Tapas are opening their second restaurant at St Katherine Dock Amaru

Read more: Amaru launching at St Katharine Dock from the people behind Bravas Tapas

Bump Caves and Tim Anderson join up for Japanese Burns Night

Yes, we know we haven't even got past Christmas at the time of writing, but news has already reached us of a Burns night event at the end of January that will be well worth putting in the calendar. 

Tim Anderson and Bump Caves (from Draft House) are getting together for a "cross-cultural celebration of two whisky-making nations" with Japanese Burns Night. Tim Anderson will be putting on a five cou…

Read more: Bump Caves and Tim Anderson join up for Japanese Burns Night

Neil Rankin, Fred Smith and more face off in the Real Burger Challenge

For his next feat, Burger Monday's Daniel Young has a challenge that even Ron Swanson would approve of. He's stripping the burger challenge to its bare bones for the Real Burger Challenge. 

For the challenge, the chefs will be limited to a single burger topping and a single burger sauce - with all the effort put into getting that patty just right. The first event sees three burgers go up against…

Read more: Neil Rankin, Fred Smith and more face off in the Real Burger Challenge

Boom Burger is coming to Brixton Market

South London fans of the Portobello Road burger restaurant will soon have one opening on their doorstep. The Jamaican-inspired burger company has signed the deal on a site in Brixton, 12 months after first opening in West London.

At Boom Burger Brixton, right next to foodie hub Brixton Market, you'll be able to eat in or takeaway and there's going to be a large outdoor seated area.

While the new…

Read more: Boom Burger is coming to Brixton Market

Sushisamba London introduces Japanese Kobe beef to the menu

If you're a steak nut who likes to go that extra mile (not to mention spending more money) to try something new and different, the new Kobe beef menu and dishes coming to Sushisamba will definitely be up your street.

Following the brokering of a deal with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan and the Kobe Beef Marketing & Distribution Promotion Association the restaurant…

Read more: Sushisamba London introduces Japanese Kobe beef to the menu

F.A.T. joins up with Rita's for monthly Saturday snack bar at Rita's

Here's an event for the weekend - Freddie Janssen of F.A.T. and Rita's Missy Flynn are teaming up for Snack Bar at Rita's downstairs bar, Night Elm. 

It's a monthly Saturday event which will be "loosely themed on snacks from around with the world with a short list of mixed drinks to match." They're kicking things off with Mexico (via Japan, Hawaii and New York).

They'll have Margaritas served thre…

Read more: F.A.T. joins up with Rita's for monthly Saturday snack bar at Rita's

Pulia to launch its first London Italian deli on Stoney Street

An Italian deli, which already has sites in Milan, Venice, Torino and Florence has chosen Stoney Street near to Borough Market as the area for its next opening, its first outside Italy.

As the name suggests, it will specialise in produce from Puglia in the south of Italy. Dishes to expect are focaccia, panzerotti, pizza rustica, different types of parmigiana, burrata and mozzarella cheeses, salad…

Read more: Pulia to launch its first London Italian deli on Stoney Street

From Hackney to Mayfair - Kitty Fisher's opens on Shepherd Market with Climpson's chef Tomas Parry

Anyone who popped down to the turning on of the Christmas lights in Shepherd Market last night may have spotted a newcomer Kitty Fisher joining in the fun. This 40 seat restaurant, named after a famous 18th Century courtesan who used to live nearby, is where you'll now find chef Tomas Parry - formerly of Climpson's Arch - plying his trade.

Parry, who was picked as Chef of the Year this year by at…

Read more: From Hackney to Mayfair - Kitty Fisher's opens on Shepherd Market with Climpson's chef Tomas Parry

The Good Egg looks to head to Stoke Newington via crowdfunding

From street stall to pop up to a restaurant of his own: Joel Braham, the chef behind the popular Good Egg is launching a crowd funding appeal to help open his very first permanent site. Working with him is former Ottolenghi pastry chef Oded Mizrachi, and executive chef Theo Lewis, from Pizza East.…

Read more: The Good Egg looks to head to Stoke Newington via crowdfunding

St John launches a rarebit toastie (with bacon too) at Selfridges

As part of the Season's Eatings event which runs in Selfridges tomorrow, the new St John bakery there is launching something new that will be worth popping down for alone - rarebit toasties. And there's even a bacon rarebit toastie too. 

As put by Fergus Henderson (who will be there signing books from 4-6pm) "One lonely welsh rarebit met another and became lovers, this union marked the birth of t…

Read more: St John launches a rarebit toastie (with bacon too) at Selfridges

Hot Dinners recommends

Test Drive

Hot Dinners on Instagram