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A second By Chloe. is coming to London at Tower Bridge

The popular US vegan chain is following up its first opening in Covent Garden with it's second at One Tower Bridge. Expect vegan fast food aplenty.  

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BOB's Lobster Wine Bar and Kitchen is opening at London Bridge

Bob's Lobster are the latest to graduate from street food markets to a place they can call their own. They're setting up shop in the arches of the fully revamped London Bridge station. And yes, there will be lobster.…

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The Good Egg are bringing America's finest bagels to London this summer

If you've read about NYC deli Russ & Daughters and the amazing Ivan Ramen but haven't yet made the trip to The Big Apple to try their food then sit back and enjoy as the best of North American's delis, restaurants and bagel bakeries are coming to London.

It's all part of The Good Egg's Beer + Bagels series. They've persuaded some really interesting folk to head on over to London to create sig…

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The original Mayfair Chisou is moving to a bigger spot just down the road

After 16 years of business, Japanese restaurant Chisou is on the move - but they're not moving far. They're leaving their former base on Princes Street and opening up a bigger place on Woodstock Street (the same street that Neo Bistro is on). 

The new restaurant adds a chef's table at the sushi bar, and they'll be serving "by the piece" sushi omakase there as a new addition. And th…

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Wotsit dust, 70s dishes and low-cal pizzas - your weekly round-up

From Wotsit dust to queue-jumping, we bring you all the news that was fit to print (but we just didn't get around to covering elsewhere this week)...…

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Chicago's famous Gino's East deep pan pizza hits London for one weekend

If you've never been to Chicago to try their deep pan pizza, then get ready - it's coming to you. London pizzeria Pizza Pilgrims have teamed up with the Windy City's famous deep pan pizza guys Gino’s East allowing them to take over their West India Quay restaurant for just one weekend.

Renowned for their deep pan pizzas since first setting up in 1966, Gino’s East usually has queues down the block…

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D&D are opening a high-rise restaurant at 120 Fenchurch Street

The prolific D&D restaurant group (who own Blueprint Cafe, German Gymnasium, Quaglinos and more) are gearing up for their next opening. Fen will be near the top of a big new building on Fenchurch St.  …

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Test Driving Cornerstone - Tom Brown works wonders with seafood in Hackney

We take a trip out to Hackney Wick to see what Tom Brown is serving up at his own seafood restaurant. …

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Jackson Boxer and Andrew Clarke are opening St Leonards in Shoreditch - updated

The Brunswick House restaurateur and his chef and partner Andrew Clarke have a fire and ice focus for their new Shoreditch restaurant with an ice bar for raw fish and shellfish and open hearth cooking for meat and vegetables.…

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Pleasant Lady are bringing their jian bing trading stall to Spitalfields

They've been doing a storming trade out of their street hatch in Soho, but now Pleasant Lady Jian Bing Trading Stall are bringing their Chinese snackage to Spitalfields. They'll be opening a stall in The Kitchens at Old Spitalfields Market.

If you haven't made it down yet to the original Soho hatch in the wall, what you've been missing out on are crispy skin crepes, stuffed with savoury fillings…

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Former Hedone chef Lee Skeet is doing a Hackney supperclub

If there ever were a pop-up event we would urge you to book it's the upcoming one-day superclub from Lee Skeet. Skeet, the former Head Chef at Hedone, who trained under Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing and Tom Aikens, is only just returning to the pass after a horrific accident. The chef and his son were nearly killed in a hit and run accident a year ago in Cornwall and it's taken him until now to g…

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Pitta Bun hopes to entice fans of Greek food to Newburgh Street in Carnaby

Promising a new take on the kebab, this pitta restaurant will feature sweet and savoury filled pitta breads as well as serving up Greek beers and wines.…

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Farzi Cafe is bringing its experimental Indian food to London

Fancy a deconstructed shepherd's pie or a masala scotch egg? Then the London outpost of Farzi Cafe is for you. They're already big in India and now the restaurant with its experimental Indian cooking is coming to London. …

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Pizzas laden with baby back ribs - Yard Sale team up with The Rib Man for their special World Cup pizza

As fans of their pizzas, we're always on the look-out to see what Yard Sale's next special will be - and their next one sounds pretty special indeed. It's their World Cup pizza and sees them teaming up with the Rib Man for a month.

It will be their "double-fermented dough base topped with The Rib Man’s pulled baby-back ribs, which are cooked for eight hours so that the juicy meat falls…

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