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Coqfighter pick Soho's Beak Street for their first central London restaurant

Having built up a fanbase at the Boxparks in Shoreditch and Croydon, street food traders Coqfighter are hoping they have the chops to take on central London.

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MOLO sees ex-Novikov chef serving up gourmet seafood buns at Netil Market

What do you get when you put a chef who's spent the last seven year working at one of Mayfair's swankiest restaurants in charge of street food? Well MOLO hopes to provide the answer.

Kicking off at Netil Market this weekend, it sees the previous development chef of Novikov Group, Giacomo Uzzo and business partner Federico Ciampolini serving up gourmet fish buns.

Using top quality sustainable seaf…

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Shake Shack are bringing their burgers to Lakeside

Slowly but surely Shack Shack have been expanding all throughout London (and recently even revamping their first Covent Garden location). Now, for the second time (they also opened in Cardiff) they're moving beyond the boundaries of the M25 (albeit only just), opening their tenth location at intu Lakeside Shopping Centre. So if you've ever been in dire need of a good burger after shopping there -…

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Quique Dacosta to open Arros QD restaurant in London

Multiple Michelin-starred Quique Dacosta is coming to the UK with a restaurant that has a big focus on rice (and maybe a bit of paella), bringing a real taste of the Mediterranean to London.…

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Morty and Bob's team up with Mark Hix for a new cheese toastie at King's Cross

Recently launched in Coal Drops Yard, Morty and Bobs are well known for their very fine cheese toasties. Now they're settled in their fancy new restaurant, they're teaming up with other chefs for the monthly Melt Collaborations. And to kick things off, they've drafted in Mark Hix.

The new toastie from Hix and M&B features black pudding, spring onions and tangy apple sauce, grilled betwee…

Read more: Morty and Bob's team up with Mark Hix for a new cheese toastie at King's Cross

The next big Market Hall is coming to Canary Wharf

We're still to see exactly what's coming to Market Hall West End (being touted as the UK's largest food hall) but we're already hearing news about their next - Market Hall Canary Wharf. And it looks like this one will be pretty big too. 

They're taking over 20,000 sq ft of Cargo (a new office space) in Crossrail Place. As with the other spaces, it will offer a number of separate kitchen…

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Get a spicy Sichuan fix at the Liu Xiaomian popup at the Jackalope in Marylebone

Spicy. Numbing. Addictive. If you're into your spicy food and you love your noodles then those three adjectives tell you all you need to know about Liu Xiaomian.

This street food stall was started by Charlene Liu and her flatmate Liu Qian - who are both from Chongqing, a city in South West China famous for its Sichuan food. When they couldn't get the spicy noodles they loved so much at home, they…

Read more: Get a spicy Sichuan fix at the Liu Xiaomian popup at the Jackalope in Marylebone

Atul Kochhar is opening Mathura, a huge restaurant in a former Westminster fire station

Following up from the opening of Kanishka in Mayfair, Atul Kochhar has taken over a huge space in Westminster for his next restaurant, Mathura.…

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Pescheria Assunta in Earls Court promises super fresh Med seafood in its shop and restaurant

From Mayfair to Earls Court restaurateur Johnny Micalusi has taken over the old Garnier site to bring his super fresh Mediterranean seafood to west Londoners.…

Read more: Pescheria Assunta in Earls Court promises super fresh Med seafood in its shop and restaurant

Bar Douro City will bring Portuguese food and wine to Broadgate

The original Bar Douro in Flat Iron Square (near London Bridge) has proven such a hit that they're getting ready to open a second. This time they'll be bringing their Portuguese wine and food to a big new development near Broadgate. …

Read more: Bar Douro City will bring Portuguese food and wine to Broadgate

Les Platanes on Bruton Place will be chef Thierry Laborde's French Bistrot de Luxe

French chef Thierry Laborde is back in London and this time he's bringing a taste of southern France to cobbled Bruton Place.…

Read more: Les Platanes on Bruton Place will be chef Thierry Laborde's French Bistrot de Luxe

Million Pound Menu winners Baba G's are coming to Camden with their first restaurant

After winning an episode of the BBC's Million Pound Menu, street food legends Baba Gs are finally settling down with their own restaurant in Camden. They'll have their famed burgers and some brand new dishes too.…

Read more: Million Pound Menu winners Baba G's are coming to Camden with their first restaurant

Guy Ritchie's new Fitzrovia pub The Lore of the Land serves beer and venison from his country estate

Film director Guy Ritchie's pub empire is expanding. This Fitzrovia pub serves his beer in the pub downstairs and features an upstairs dining room where venison from his Wiltshire estate is on the menu.…

Read more: Guy Ritchie's new Fitzrovia pub The Lore of the Land serves beer and venison from his country estate

The salted yolk lava buns at Din Tai Fung are finally here

So we missed this when they launched last week - but think it's well worth bringing to your attention as a public service announcement. When we first visited Din Tai Fung, among the things we really wanted to try were the salted egg yolk custard lava buns - made with duck egg yolk. We'd heard talk of them, they sound amazing and they LOOK amazing. But were, alas, not available. Until now.&nb…

Read more: The salted yolk lava buns at Din Tai Fung are finally here

Mayfair's Guinea Grill serves up a meat-laden breakfast for the first time

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We only recently revisited the Guinea Grill ourselves to remind us why this Young's pub is one of London's best steak restaurants (not to mention top Mayfair pub). And now it looks like there will be another reason to head there - it's launching a breakfast that it describes as "unlike any other". 

Clearly, that's fighting talk, but a quick look at the menu…

Read more: Mayfair's Guinea Grill serves up a meat-laden breakfast for the first time

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