Update - 6/12/19 - They've reached the target in less than a week
This is all rather exciting. It seems like business is booming for East London Thai spot som saa. They've announced plans to crowdfund for a new central London restaurant.
In a post on Instagram they said: "som saa Commercial Street has been a labour of love, but now the time has come to fire the starting pistol on our second
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He went down a storm as a MasterChef finalist, now Dr Nawamin Pinpathomrat is back throwing what sounds to be an unmissable popup in London. Crab Anatomy which, he says merges his medical science knowledge and cooking ability.
He'll be using freshly caught Cornish Crab from Rob Wing in St Mawes in a variety of ways. "It’s always been my dream to combine the best of British produce with my own Thai twist, he says, "
Fresh from their successful residency at Highbury's Mountgrove Bothy, husband and wife team - John Chantarasak and Desiree West's AngloThai are heading to south London for their next venture. They'll be popping up at Robin and Sarah Gill's Clapham restaurants, Counter Culture and The Dairy for May and June.
First up, they'll be taking over Counter Culture serving up their traditional Thai recipes and flavours married with modern techniques and seasonal
Fresh on the heels of Chinese Laundry's successful sojourn there comes news that AngloThai will be the next residency at the Mountgrove Bothy.
If you haven't been lucky enough to try their food to date, let us enlighten you. The chef is John Chantarasak who was twice shortlisted for the Young British Foodie ‘Chef of the Year’ and until four months ago was working at som saa. He's now branched out on his own, and after some time cooking around the UK, Europe
London's love affair with Thai food continues as a young Thai pair open a pair of new restaurants serving up different takes on Thai food in the same building on Brewer Street.
Peckham’s The Begging Bowl is on the move for November, with the restaurant to close for refurbishment and re-locate north of the river temporarily. Having launched six years ago, when it quickly got a reputation as one of London’s best Thai restaurants, co-founder Jane Alty says that the time is right to give the space a spruce up and
It's nearly time for another one of Yard Sale Pizza's mash-ups. They've previously joined forces with The Rib Man, Patty&Bun and most recently
There'll be space for 120 and a similarly large menu packed with curries, salads, rice, noodles and plenty of little tapas plates for you to sample at Giggling Squid's 28th branch.
A trio of siblings have taken over their dad's restaurant by London Bridge station and given the space and menu a more modern makeover.
From a new champagne bar in Primrose Hill to an all veggie menu in Islington, we bring you all the news that was fit to print (but we just didn't get around to covering elsewhere this week)...
Later this month, Soho hotspot Kiln is going to become the centre of London's food universe with a collaboration that's bound to have folk queueing round the block. They're teaming up with Clapton bar P.Franco and Shoreditch's som saa to become a standing-room-only Larb Bar for one night only.
Of course you can't do anything easy like buy tickets for this ahead of time. Nope, they're selling tickets on the door for £45 on the night itself.
And although it
More good news for vegetarians as Rosa’s Thai Cafe Soho becomes the latest restaurant to swing to more plant-focused dining, temporarily moves to an all veggie menu until April.
The three-month pop-up, called Rosa's Thai Veggie, will feature a couple of brand new dishes that we're loving the sound of, like tofu satay, panang tofu, tom kha mushroom soup and laab mushrooms, a veggie riff on a traditional minced meat salad
Ever since it opened early last year, the praise has flooded in for Seb Holmes's Farang in Highbury. With a background of Smoking Goat and The Begging Bowl, as well as a lot of street food under his belt Holmes brought some properly authentic Thai food to the area.
However - there was always the worry that it wouldn't be a permanent venture. Farang was set up on the
Tragic news for fans of the much-loved Smoking Goat. After three and a half years of churning out top Thai barbecue in Soho, the immensely popular restaurant will close on 14 January, bowing out to allow for Denmark Street's redevelopment.
The restaurant, which has been called by critics "
Smoking Goat has branched out with a second - much bigger - location in Shoreditch. We pop down to get our fill of smoked Thai food and those chicken wings...
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