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  • burgerlobsterbed

    Sometimes we get a press release here at Hot Dinners where the only correct response is "I can't even...". That's firmly the category into which today's story from Burger & Lobster falls.

    They've installed a £3,000 four poster gold bed in their Soho restaurant. And for two weeks Londoners can book a three-course caviar and lobster dinner on the bed, which they eat while reclining in silk pyjamas.

    The meal kicks off with Veuve Cliquot and

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  • ebiken japan centre

    If you’ve been lucky enough to travel around Japan by train you’ll almost certainly be familiar with the amazing bento boxes you can pick up at the stations. They're typically filled with rice, fish, pickles and other treats. Well now London's Japan Centre is saving you a journey by bringing them to London for the first time – but for one week only.

    From 22 - 28 October the ‘ekiben’ (eki meaning station and bento meaning boxed lunch)

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  • lcwdrinks800Every London Cocktail Week sees the city's bars putting on some seriously special drinks. Here's what to try this year.

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  • counter culture clapham caribbean dishes

    They've been to Mexico and the South of France, but next up on the world tour at Clapham's Counter Culture is The Caribbean. Every stage features menus influenced by one of the chefs’ own backgrounds. This time it's Jack Barwick who was born and raised in the Cayman Islands and who won Bookatable's young chef of the year 2017.

    They say:

    Jack's menu will showcase the very best of the Caribbean with some playful
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  • grouse800From estate to plate, we have a comprehensive list of where to dine on the best birds in London, whichever style you fancy.

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  • 10muranoIt’s time for a bit of celebration this year, as not one but two of London’s most legendary restaurants and a classic bar are hitting double digits, with their 10th birthdays - Murano, the Modern Pantry and The Connaught bar - and they’ve got plenty of plans to mark the occasion in style.

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  • bagelsgoodegg

    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 signature bagels available for one night only every Monday

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  • burger

    For years, the off menu burger at Joe Allen has been one of the worst kept secrets on the London restaurant scene. I mean, it may have been off menu but at any given time you'd easily have found half the tables in the restaurant ordering it.

    And for four weeks next month the burger will actually appear on the menu as the Covent Garden restaurant celebrates

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  • frogmore

    Details are now coming out about the evening reception at the royal wedding and, according to reports the chef responsible for the evening meal for the 200 chosen guests at Frogmore House was none other than Clare Smyth.

    Smyth, Chef Patron of Core by Clare Smyth in Notting Hill was hired to cater both the sit down meal and the food later in the evening for those still standing. Apparently we're told that wagyu burgers, pork belly and candy floss was the order of the

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  • silhouette

    Over in Los Angeles, chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck is the man when it comes to Oscars catering. For more than 20 years he's been running the food at the official post-Academy Awards shindig - the Governor's Ball.

    Now, we're not expecting many Hot Dinners readers to be in possession of an invite to Sunday's ceremony, but there are other ways to get into the spirit of things. If you head to Wolfgang's London restaurant and bar, CUT, on Park Lane they're

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  • marcusmackarel

    You've got to hand it to Marcus Wareing - that man does not like to stand still. His latest idea combines the introduction of a new lunch menu at his two Michelin-starred restaurant at The Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge with food from his own farmstead Melfort Farm.

    In particular, Wareing has shifted the spotlight on to other key members of his kitchen. The new menu is supposed to showcase "the personality and talent of each of its five most senior

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  • hutongLondon's Chinese restaurants are getting ready to welcome the Year of the Dog. We pick out five of the best dishes for you to try during the Chinese New Year celebrations.

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  • discobistro burger honest burgers

    Remember Disco Bistro's Rollerdisco- way before the back of King's Cross got poshed up and turned into a massive Waitrose? Well Carl Clarke (of Chick n Sours) is bringing back his classic Rollerdisco ‘Disco Bistro’ burger for a three week period at all Honest Burger outlets.

    The Disco Bistro burger features a beef patty with

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  • salonbirthday

    If you missed Salon’s jubilant reopening as Brixton’s newest wine bar, then here’s another excuse to get down there. On 28 January, they’ll be celebrating the venue’s fifth birthday - how time flies! - by organising a lavish supper club-style lunch seating. Food will be taken care of by five chefs, brought in from some of

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  • Jamavar teams up with chefs for special kulchas - plus Rohit Ghai moves on

    Big things are afoot at Mayfair’s Michelin-starred restaurant Jamavar. First up, the renowned Rohit Ghai is stepping down, and Surender Mohan is stepping in. Secondly, to mark the change, the Michelin-starred restaurant is welcoming not one but five top international chefs in to get creative with kulcha, a traditional Northern Indian stuffed bread.

    There's no news on where Rohit (who came to Jamavar

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