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Chef Michel Roux has died

News comes of the death of a legend in the UK restaurant scene, with the passing away of Michel Roux today.

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Test Driving Sushi On Jones London - speedy omakase in King's Cross

Hot new NYC import Sushi on Jones has just opened its first place outside New York, in King's Cross. We went along for the 45-minute omakase experience.…

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Harrods Brasserie is the Knightsbridge store's new all day family restaurant

Harrods have kicked their men's shoe department upstairs, creating a large space for their newest offering, an all day restaurant that'll be great for the kids too.…

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Cafe Bao is Bao's King's Cross all-day bakery and it's all about Yōshoku cuisine

For their fourth opening, in King's Cross, the folk at BAO have decided to switch things up with an all day cafe serving breakfast for the first time and with its own bakery.…

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Red Dog Soho returns with Austin-style barbecue on the menu

They closed after a fire last year, but Red Dog Soho is making a return - and they've had something of a change in their absence. Upon their return, they'll be all about Austin Barbeque, American craft beers and whiskey.…

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Sambal Shiok is opening NASI Economy Rice next door on Holloway Road

Sambal Shiok in Holloway has been a huge success, with the warming bowls of laksa being a big draw in Holloway and beyond. Now owner Mandy Yin expands next door with a takeaway serving up affordable Malaysian rice boxes. …

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Six by Nico sees Scottish chef Nico Simeone heading to London with his six-dish tasting menu - updated

Scottish chef Nico Simeone is heading to London with his concept restaurant, hitting up Fitzrovia with a regularly changing tasting menu.…

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Louie sees top US chef Slade Rushing and Paris Society opening on the old Robuchon site on West Street

New Orleans chef Slade Rushing has moved to London to open Louie in the old L'atelier de Joel Robuchon site in Covent Garden, joining forces with Parisian powerhouse restaurant group Paris Society.…

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Hot Dinners celebrates the 2020 Murphia List with a party at Gibney's London

With just over a week to go until St Patrick's Day, we made an early start on the festivities with a party last night to celebrate the launch of our 2020 Murphia List in association with Grass-fed Irish Beef. This is now the sixth year we've published the list, which shines a light on the creative input of Irish people on London's food and drink scene.…

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Oisin Rogers from The Guinea Grill takes over at The Windmill in Mayfair

If you’re a fan of the steaks, the fish and chips, and the Guinness at Mayfair pub The Guinea Grill (take a number) and often struggle to get a table, then its renowned pub manager Oisin Rogers has revealed that he’s about to spread some of the magic around.…

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Test Driving Myrtle - Anna Haugh modernises Irish food in Chelsea

Myrtle sees Irish chef Anna Haugh bringing a modernised take on Irish cuisine and produce to Chelsea. We take a closer look. …

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Mo Diner is a Mediterranean 30s-style diner from Momo

Next door to Momo in Mayfair (and referred to as its "playful cousin") Mo Diner takes the American diner concept on a spin through the Med - both with the look and the twist to all the food. …

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The Clarence Tavern to reopen in Stoke Newington from the people behind The Anchor & Hope and The Canton Arms

The people behind the Anchor and Hope are taking over classic Stoke Newington pub, The Clarence Tavern. Food will be as important as the booze and they're bringing an ex Great Queen Street chef to head up the kitchen. …

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Halo Burger team up with Nanban's Tim Anderson for a vegan katsu burger

London's vegan burger scene couldn't be more enticing at the moment, particularly with the launch this week of a rather special new burger in Shoreditch.

From tomorrow, Halo Burger will be selling what they say is "the UK’s first-ever vegan katsu burger". They've teamed up with Nanban owner and MasterChef winner Tim Anderson for this one-month special, which will be available at their new Shoredi…

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New York chef Angie Mar in one-week takeover of New Street Grill

If you’ve been thinking about going to one of New York’s must-visit restaurants, then sit tight because the chef is coming to you. Provided you can get to London’s New Street Grill near Liverpool Street between 9 and 14 March, you can experience the cooking skills of Angie Mar, Owner and Executive Chef of New York City’s The Beatrice Inn.…

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