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Slow-cooked meats in buns for Hackney as Bunsmiths take over at the Sebright Arms

Things are changing at both the Sebright Arms in Hackney (which previously hosted Lucky Chip) and The Miller in Bermondsey. They're about to launch Bunsmiths in both locations (following a soft launch at the Miller) featuring all manner of things in a bun (which you might have got from the name).

On the menu, there'll be lots of slow cooked meats - as they say themselves: "cooked 10 and 12 hours…

Read more: Slow-cooked meats in buns for Hackney as Bunsmiths take over at the Sebright Arms

Taste of London sets out its stall for 2015, adding Clove Club, Modern Pantry 2 and more

It's that time of year where both the Taste of London tickets go on sale and their photographers get a little on the creative side. Last year brought us Dan Doherty with an octopus on his head and Gizzi Erskine covered in bulgogi marinade. This year, they're just as creative...…

Read more: Taste of London sets out its stall for 2015, adding Clove Club, Modern Pantry 2 and more

Atul Kochhar launches new all day Sunday brunch at Benares

A new Sunday brunch hits London at the end of March as Atul Kochhar opens Benares from Sunday 29 March. The All Day Sunday Brunch features all manner of Indian sharing plates. Expect dishes like Masala omelette; Chicken tikka Caesar salad; Aubergine bhajia, Sweet Corn and spinach stew and a range of desserts from Rasmalai and lemon torte to kulfi.

The brunch costs £45 per person, which includes a…

Read more: Atul Kochhar launches new all day Sunday brunch at Benares

Fifty Chefs charity exhibition to open in Shoreditch

We have nothing but good things to say about an upcoming exhibition that hits Shoreditch next month. Fifty Chefs - The Hands That Feed London is a photographic project that's taken a decade to put together.

Photographer Katie Wilson says she was "fascinated by the scars worn with pride on the hands of the chefs I met. I began to wonder, who are the people who cook for London? Not only the famous…

Read more: Fifty Chefs charity exhibition to open in Shoreditch

North Road's Christoffer Hruskova popping up at Verden in Clapton

Christoffer Hruskova's North Road in Smithfield was a big hit with critics and Michelin alike, but sadly the restaurant closed down at the end of 2012. But now the chef is back for a two week stint at the appropriately Nordic looking Verden in Clapton. 

He's joining up with the same forager he worked with at North Road, Peter Studzinski who will be picking the best from the South Coast and the Ne…

Read more: North Road's Christoffer Hruskova popping up at Verden in Clapton

Tonic & Remedy restaurant at the M by Montcalm is inspired by Shoreditch's history

If you've been wondering about the futuristic hotel opening up on City Road, news reaches us of the first of two restaurants opening there. The M By Montcalm is going to have a restaurant inspired by the apothecary history of Shoreditch on its ground and mezzanine floors.

Tonic & Remedy is being run by Great British Menu chef Paul Welburn who was the Head Chef at Rhodes W1. He'll be putting d…

Read more: Tonic & Remedy restaurant at the M by Montcalm is inspired by Shoreditch's history

Brett from Elliot's at Borough Market is opening The Richmond in Hackney

If ever a restaurant designer has his work cut out it's interior decorator and antiques dealer Adam Bray. He's currently responsible for getting rid of the Cleopatra meets Spartacus look of LMNT on Queensbridge Road in East London and turning into a neighbourhood spot The Richmond.

The Richmond is going to be a new restaurant and bar jointly owned and operated by Brett Redman and Margaret Crow. Br…

Read more: Brett from Elliot's at Borough Market is opening The Richmond in Hackney

Creme Egg burger goes on the menu in Shepherd's Bush

A sign that the burger craze in London has well and truly jumped the shark or an ingenious Easter-inspired dessert? One thing's for certain, views are going to be polarised by the Creme Egg burger which has just gone on the menu at a hotel in West London.

This creation is the brainchild or Studio Kitchen at the K West Hotel & Spa in Shepherds Bush. The mini slider burgers consist of sweet bri…

Read more: Creme Egg burger goes on the menu in Shepherd's Bush

Percy & Founders brings all day dining to Fitzroy Place development

Updated 16/3/15 with menu and soft launch details

We were wondering where Diego Cardoso, the former Head Chef of Murano, was going to appear next and it turns out it's Fitzrovia. He's going to be the Executive chef at Percy & Founders, a new all day restaurant and bar opening there.

The 200 seat space is the first opening by a new company Open House which is tied to the team behind Cubitt Hous…

Read more: Percy & Founders brings all day dining to Fitzroy Place development

On The Bab is bringing Korean chicken and more to Covent Garden

17/3/15 - Updated with soft launch details.

Only a few months into 2015 and it really does seem that it's the year Korean food really takes off. The latest to hit central London is On the Bab, who are following up the Shoreditch original with a second restaurant in Covent Garden.

As with the Shoreditch original, they'll be focused on Korean anju dishes - food specifically designed to accompany al…

Read more: On The Bab is bringing Korean chicken and more to Covent Garden

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