Here at Hot Dinners, we're particularly partial to a good cheese toastie, so news of a whole bunch of them hitting a menu in East London certainly got our attention.
Red Hand opened earlier this year on Stoke Newington High Street - the bar serves craft beer and cocktails on tap, focuses on natural wines and small batch spirits.
In the kitchen is chef Rebecca Lever from I Will Kill Again and she's the one responsible for their
If you've ever wondered what entirely new delights the London food scene held for jaded city dwellers, then behold the new cheese conveyor belt restaurant coming your way.
Another day, another limited edition burger. This one's the new Halloumi burger at Honest Burgers. They've teamed with British halloumi producer Kupros Dairy for it - if you haven't already tried the Hertfordshire dairy's halloumi, you REALLY need to. We first tasted it at Stroud Green spot Goods Office and were blown away by how
Recently launched in Coal Drops Yard, Morty and Bobs are well known for their very fine cheese toasties. Now they're settled in their fancy new restaurant, they're teaming up with other chefs for the monthly Melt Collaborations. And to kick things off, they've drafted in Mark Hix.
The new toastie from Hix and M&B features black pudding, spring onions and tangy apple sauce, grilled between thick
Borough Market's Swiss cheese specialists Jumi are opening their first permanent store in Stoke Newington with plans afoot to hold raclette evenings and cheese school.
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)...
Street traders the Raclette Brothers are opening a restaurant at Pop Brixton with Alpine-inspired food. So if fondue, raclette and tartiflette are your thing, then you know where to come.
The next street food folk to pop up at Selfridges Food Hall are Grill My Cheese. The Leather Lane purveyors of toasted cheese sourdough sarnies will be putting on a combo of classic dishes and Selfridges specials during their four week spot on Oxford Street.
From their classics, you'll find G.M.C (farmhouse mature Cheddar, Farmhouse Cow Milk Mozzarella and bechamel sauce) £6 and their Insta-worthy Rainbow Toasties with beetroot, rocket and
If you've been considering leaving town for Easter weekend, we may have news that'll make you change your mind. Returning for a third instalment is Cheese Town - the food festival (not to be confused with the dire Giant Cheese Board which broke the internet just before Christmas).
Moving from Brixton to Flat Iron Square in Borough the event features a range of street food traders, all serving up something deeply cheesy. So there's:
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One of London's longest-running restaurant sagas finally came to an end last week. For two years, Pickle and Toast has been tormenting Soho folk with an 'Opening Soon' hoarding, promising decent grilled cheese sandwiches. Many figured it was never actually going to open. And then, quietly, with no fanfare at all, it FINALLY opened last week.
Winter. It's cold, dark, and unavoidably depressing. So, what to do? Well, Oxford Street's new winter pop-up Woody Bear has a few suggestions, mainly in the form of melted cheese and booze.
The new pop-up will be laying on gooey wheels of raclette, croque monsieur and spiked eggnog to warm your cockles and raise your spirits, all taking place on an urban fairground-themed rooftop with amazing views over
Head upstairs for oysters at the seafood bar, downstairs for the Tasting Room, or pick up some delicacies from the special ‘walk-in cheese room’ to take home with you at La Fromagerie Bloomsbury.
We head over to Camden to try The Cheese Bar, where the Cheese Truck has settled down. It really is ALL about cheese. And that's a good thing.
27/2/17 - updated with launch details
Of the many food trucks going permanent in London that we’ve witnessed lately, we must confess we’re extra glad to find out one of will be The Cheese Bar, purveyor of intensely comforting grilled cheese sandwiches.
After three years selling out of an old ice-cream van, The Cheese Truck will be reborn as The Cheese Bar, dishing out gooey grilled
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