In what's rapidly becoming the new normal, Londoners, unable to go to bars or restaurants, are switching their social lives to London's parks along with picnics and booze. So you've got to hand it to Highbury's Top Cuvee who have not only spotted the trend but hopped on board.
The restaurant, which had already done a stellar job of moving to delivery with their Shop Cuvee offering, yesterday started delivering wine and cocktails by bike to two
They sprang to instant fame when they created the wedding cake for Harry and Meghan and now Violet are about to open a new wine bar in Hackney - tentatively called Violet Corner (after The Corner building that it's in) -
If you've been looking for a new place to get some decent barbecue (not quite as prevalent as it was a few years back), then this pop-up at London Fields Brewery could be just the thing. It sees Prairie Fire BBQ serving up food for their taproom in a six-month residency with their Kansas-City-style barbecue. They've popped up all over town before now - and you may also have caught them at Mercato
One of the founders of Le Bun has opened Carte Blanche in Hackney - a mix of French and American food, with some excellent burgers too. We head down for a look.
The Field put plants and veg first in London Fields. Se up by the man behind The Porridge Cafe, expect a very veg menu but with the option to pimp up with meat or fish, if you want.
This new London Fields pizzeria is the second UK branch of New York–style pizza chain FOLD. They bill their pizzas as large, thin crust, hand tossed, wide slices that are made for folding and stuffing in your mouth.
The much-loved Clapton wine bar always did well when it came to food and now they're going one step further opening their first full restaurant in Netil House where Ellory used to be.
You've likely heard of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen by now, be it as a pop-up, a supper club, the cookbook or residences at Pop Brixton or The Sun & 13 Cantons. Now, Zoe Adjonyoh is returning to East London to start her brand new residency at London Fields' arthouse cinema Institute of Light, with a new
A new six-month pop-up has just landed in London Fields as Tacu Tacu are back with their Latin American fare. You may know them from selling Mexican fish burgers on Brick Lane but now they've headed inside for the winter, taking over the spot that used to hold Rita's. There, they've tarted up the place to give it a summer feeling all winter long.
For the first week, it's been all about tacos along
Sometimes detail is too much - enjoy the simpler things with this two note pop-up
If you’re the sort of Londoner who thinks browsing vinyls and watching a film with your BBQ’d dinner sounds just great, then you’ll be wanting to head to Hackney Fields hipster hub the Institute of Light, which is just about to launch a residency with Billy Smokes.
Operating out of what IOL dubs “one of the coolest terraces in London Fields”, Billy Smokes will be dishing up all the usually summery BBQ
What: Saiphin’s Thai Kitchen
In a nutshell: More Thai treats from the duo behind Rosa’s, with takeaway and delivery.
Summing it all up: The unstoppable force that seem to be the Saiphin and Alex Moore are at it again, this time launching a new brand offshoot they’ve dubbed Saiphin’s Thai Kitchen, which will be dishing out lots of the Rosa’s classics from a new base in London Fields.
What: Tuck Shop
In a nutshell: A new East London co-working space with an attached kitchen
Summing it all up: Those working in the food industry (and those not), have a new workspace in London Fields called Tuck Shop, with kitchen residencies on rotation. First up: Burmese food.
Updated 3/6/16 with soft launch details
In perfect time for the Olympics in Rio this summer is a Brazilian popup hitting London Fields. Rio Boteco is described as a Brazilian corner shop pub and it's part of a new cinema/record store/coffee shop and bookshop space next door to Climpson's Arch called the Institute of Light.
Devised by Brazilian event organisers MargoCamilo, what you're looking at for Rio Boteco is a menu of tapas and
A new bakery is opening in London Fields that sounds VERY interesting. The Bread Station is billed as a Traditional Danish bakery and particularly noteworthy is that it's coming from Christoffer Hruskova. He's best known for being the Michelin-starred chef behind the late lamented North Road - so we're assured of quality here.
The Bread Station follows Danish baking principles and natural
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