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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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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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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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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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All-day European/Middle Eastern restaurant Jago coming to Shoreditch

Jago is the first restaurant from Louis Solley, who used to head up Ottolenghi in Notting Hill.

He's now opening an all-day restaurant in Shoreditch with a focus on European, Middle-Eastern and Ashkenazi influenced cuisine.…


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Stuff We Liked - Scarfe cards, Irish fish and chocolate, salted caramel doughnuts and more...

It's time again for another round of Stuff We Liked - a general round-up of the things we've been talking about on TwitterInstagram, facebook and more. This week there's doughnuts for bonfire night, Nigella Christmas books, a quick visit to Ireland and loads more...…

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Seven new London pubs in Michelin's 2015 Pub Guide

Michelin has just released its Eating Out In Pubs Guide 2015 and several London pubs are gracing the guide's pages for the first time.

They are, in no particular order:

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Burger & Lobster open Smack lobster roll deli in Mayfair

This Autumn really is the season of lobster with no less than three lobster restaurants opening their doors in London within a two week period. The second (the first was Lobster Kitchen while Lobster Shack opens up in a few weeks) is the latest one from the Goodman Restaurant Group, Smack.

No - it's not a dive bar, heroin-chic style den, but rather a fast food fine dining restaurant in Mayfair whe…

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Shake Shack join up with Massimo Bottura for a one-day-only special burger

If we're honest, we're happy any day to make a deliberate detour that gets us a Shake Shack burger, but an upcoming special will definitely be worth crossing town for.

On 9th November, they're joining up with Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana (three Michelin stars, number three in the World's 50 Best) to create a special burger, The Emilia. A joint creation between Boturra and Shake Shack cu…

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Cafe Pistou Provençal restaurant comes to Exmouth Market

30/10/14 - updated with opening offer.

A new cafe specialising in Provençal cuisine is coming to Exmouth Market, with a bar and plenty of outside seating too.…


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One Two Five Church Street events space and drinking den to open in Stoke Newington

30/10/14 - updated with opening date.

The folk behind Clerkenwell pub the Blacksmith and Toffeemaker, Matt Rix and Marc Dalla-Riva, are branching out northwards with a new place on Stoke Newington Church Street on the site of the former White Rabbit Cocktail Club.

One Two Five Church Street is being billed as a cafe bar and event space. By day it'll serve up coffee and cake but in the evening it "…

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Grilled cheese sandwiches come to Brixton's Salon

We do love a grilled cheese sandwich or three here at Hot Dinners, so we warmly greet the news that a new range has arrived at Brixton's Salon.

The sandwiches feature Brick House sourdough bread, come with a range of fillings and are grilled to order all day long. On the menu, Salon tell us they have the following:

  • House: Our house cheese blend – Lincolnshire Poacher for it's balanced and well-ro…

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