Chicken

  • The Roost and their rotisserie chickens come to perch in Finsbury Park

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    A Hot Dinners exclusive

    During lockdown, residents of Highbury and Finsbury Park were sustained in part by a local business, The Roost, serving up superlative rotisserie chicken deliveries. The business has been going great guns since then and, next month, will open its first proper restaurant in Finsbury Park.

    Taking over the old Exquisite site, they're going to be serving up their brined, rubbed

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  • Tinie Tempah brings RAPS fried chicken to the John Lewis rooftop

    Tinie Tempah brings RAPS fries chicken to the John Lewis rooftop

    The latest celeb to get into the food game is rapper Tinie Tempah. While you may immediately think "it's going to be something to do with tempeh, isn't it?" it is, in fact, a new fried chicken venture called RAPS (we see what he did there). 

    It's in two parts - delivery and a pop-up at the John Lewis rooftop space Willows on The Roof. He's teamed up with chef Big Has for

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  • The Sidemen bring Sides to Boxpark Wembley

    The Sidemen bring Sides to Boxpark Wembley

    Huge on YouTube, The Sidemen (which is a team of KSI, Miniminter, Zerkaa, TBJZL, Behzinga, Vikkstar123 and W2S, all big individually on YouTube too) are also pretty big in the food delivery game having launched Sides as a delivery-only virtual chicken restaurant late last

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  • Marsha chicken restaurant is coming to Kingly Court

    Marsha chicken restaurant is coming to Kingly Court 

    We've discovered news of Marsha, a chicken restaurant that's on the way to Kingly Court. It seems to be taking over from the previous chicken restaurant, Whyte and Brown (and may also be from the same people). It's not the first Marsha restaurant either - they opened relatively quietly in Gabriel's Wharf back in April last year. Apparently, their produce is all free-range and comes from Yorkshire farm

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  • Popeye's chicken comes to London, at Westfield Stratford (and they're adding a vegan burger)

    Popeye's chicken is coming to London

    3/11 - Updated with the opening date and details about the menu

    Given Five Guys' fairly massive rollout across the UK. it was only a matter of time before more US chains started heading this way. We already have had the return of Wendy's, and joining them soon will be American

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  • Wing Shack Co and Eggs n Stuff team up on Holloway Road

    Wing Shack Co and Eggs n Stuff team up on Holloway Road

    If you've ever wondered if a restaurant serving eggs all day might do better in the morning - then that's clearly what this Holloway Road duo thought. Here, it'll be an egg restaurant in the morning and serve up chicken the rest of the day. 

    In an announcement that thankfully doesn't have any "what came first" jokes, Wing Shack Co and Eggs ‘n’ Stuff are teaming up

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  • South Kensington is the latest stop for Cocotte's chicken

    South Kensington is the latest stop for Cocotte's chicken

    They've already opened their rotisserie chicken restaurants in Notting Hill, Shoreditch, Parsons Green and Queen's Park and now the next Cocotte will be in South Kensington (where Squirrel used to be).

    As before - it's mainly about the chicken, cooked with Herbes de Provence as well as a secret spice mix before being served whole, halved or quartered. Alongside the chicken are extras

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  • Humble Chicken will be Angelo Sato's Soho yakitori bar

    Humble Chicken will be Angelo Sato's Soho yakitori bar

    Chef Angelo Sato brings a slice of Japan's yakitori style to the heart of Soho with a restaurant focused on using every part of the chicken.

  • Jollibee's Filipino Fried chicken is coming to Leicester Square

    Jollibee's Filipino Fried chicken is coming to Leicester Square

    30/4/21 - updated with the opening date.

    While we don't think the queues are going to be quite as long (over 10 hours) as the ones when they opened in Earl's Court, the news that Jollibee is opening on Leicester Square should

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  • Korean fried chicken Pelicana is coming to London

    Korean fried chicken Pelicana is coming to London

    News reaches us of another big fast-food chain making inroads in London - and the first branch is opening this week. 

    Pelicana is pretty big elsewhere, with over 3000 branches selling their Korean fried chicken. The first UK restaurant is landing at Hammersmith Broadway shopping centre followed soon after by Angel (June), Wimbledon (July) and Clapham Junction (September). 

    Looking

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  • Patty&Bun spin-off Sidechick is becoming a real restaurant

    Patty&Bun spin-off Sidechick is becoming a real restaurant

    One of the developments we're seeing as we emerge into a post-lockdown world is that some formerly delivery-only businesses are getting ready to launch real life restaurants. The latest of these is Patty&Bun spin-off Sidechick, which is actually opening on James Street, just a few doors down from the original Patty&Bun.

    If you're unfamiliar with Sidechick, they

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  • Chick n' Sours bring their new meal kit to the nation

    Chick n' Sours being their new meal kit to the nation

    They've been serving up chicken burgers throughout the lockdown (we've had more than a few from the Islington CHIK'N) and now David Wolanski and Carl Clarke's Chick 'n' Sours is getting into the meal kit game. 

    They've created the "All in" (£50) to recreate the whole Chick n' Sours eating in experience, with the kit featuring:

    • 2 chicken
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  • Wing Wing brings their Korean chicken and beer to Chinatown

    wing wing korean food for chinatown

    The latest Wing Wing, its flagship restaurant, is coming to a big new space on the edge of Chinatown - with Korean fried chicken alongside draft beer (and eventually karaoke too). 

  • Quality Wines launch Arrosto - their Italian spit roast chicken delivery arm

    quality wines arrosto chicken delivery

    Physical restaurants may not be able to open at the moment, but that hasn't stopped them coming up with exciting new delivery options.

    Straight out of the gate this morning is Quality Chop House's Quality Wines, which today announced that it's launching Arrosto. They're delivering what's described as; " elegant comfort food in these uncomfortable times".

    Chef Nick Bramham has been inspired by the

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  • Chef Daniel Humm adds his luxury truffle chicken to Claridge's delivery menu

    daniel humm truffle chicken at claridge's for delivery

    During the last lockdown, Claridge's Davies and Brook restaurant - by NYC chef Daniel Humm - launched a stupidly popular delivery service. Claridge's Fried Chicken, aka CFC, was a massive success and now the service is back for Lockdown 2.0

    There is one big new addition to the menu - Humm has added his Roast Chicken with Foie Gras and Black Truffle dish to the menu. Billed as "a family favourite that his mum used

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