If you’ve been wondering where Elizabeth Haigh, the chef that won a Michelin Star at Pidgin, was going to pop up next, then you’ll be glad to hear she has a new central London residency starting in May. While we wait for her first permanent restaurant, you’ll soon be able to to catch her new eight week residency at Mortimer House, a member’s club and workspace in Fitzrovia.
Head Chef Lello Favuzzi, who recently joined Mortimer House Kitchen, will continue to oversee
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
Updated 30/2/19 with the menu
We've just passed week two of My Million Pound Menu, where London stalwart Baba Gs came top (and you can visit them right now at Pop Brixton or Camden Market).
But that's not all that came out of the
We've been fans of Butchies' amazing chicken sandwiches since we first tried them years ago at Taste of London. Since then they've done popups and residencies and opened their first standalone restaurant in Shoreditch and a stall at Market Hall Fulham. But now, they're after the posh pound.
Island Social Club have been popping up around town with a number of Caribbean-led pop-ups and supperclubs. Now they're setting up shop in Haggerston with a long-term residency, bringing it all together.
Good news for the pasta loving workers and residents of Canary Wharf - Stevie Parle's Pastaio is coming your way. The perenially popular pasta spot, which opened in Soho this time last year and has been packing them in ever since, has signed up for a long-term residency at Giant Robot.
They'll be taking over the spot previously held by Pocho in the street food trading space at Crossrail Place.
As you'd expect the menu will feature
Happy news this Friday. Everyone's favourite popup folk TĀ TĀ Eatery are back and they're bringing this Iberian Katsu Sandwich to the party.
They start a new three month residency at the Sir Colin Campbell in Kilburn next week. They'll be serving up two menus. Downstairs will be more casual with walk ins welcome and that's where you might find this beast of a katsu sarnie and other bar friendly food like ox cheek quesadillas.
In the upstairs
Carousel has just revealed a new Autumn line-up and, as ever, it's pretty impressive. If you're not familiar with Carousel, it's an events space plus a restaurant with a difference in Marylebone. They have an ever-changing list of chefs who take over their kitchens - and often attract some impressive talent from both the UK and abroad. It's also often a good chance to spot chefs who might be
When it first opened on Islington's Upper Street, Chinese Laundry quickly developed a fan base. Giles Coren loved it, saying in the Times; " they have done exactly what hipsters do, and they have done it brilliantly. So welcome to Chinese Laundry – Britain’s first Chinese Hipster Restaurant". And Olive magazine dubbed it "Quirky, fun and super-friendly".
But when fire damaged the building and then squatters moved in, it was all
If you've been missing Rita's since they moved on from their Hackney location (now filled by Carte Blanche), then we have very good news for you. Not too far from their original spot, they're taking on the new kitchen and dining area at Redchurch Brewery in Cambridge Heath.
In charge of things are Rita's founders Gabriel Pryce and Missy Flynn with Price in the open ground-floor
By now, Clapham craft boozer The King & Co must surely have one of the London’s most frequently changing kitchen rosters, having just announced yet another residency. This time it’s Malt + Pepper, who’ll be taking the reins for a slightly longer pop-up spanning three months, themed all around everyone’s favourite summer tipple, beer.
Malt + Pepper want to focus on beer as an
East London's popular vegan Chinese restaurant Mao Chow broke the hearts of plant eaters across town when its last pop-up at Pamela finished. But now owner Julian Denis whose self-proclaimed "inauthentic Chinese Food" broke Instagram with shots of incredibly realistic looking vegan 'eggs' in various Chinese dishes has moved it to a more permanent footing.
They open at Behind the Wall in Hackney on Thursday for an
We don't know about you, but the idea of a Friday night pub menu devoted to Korean and Japanese style 'anju', or bar bites sounds EXACTLY what we'd want to stave off a Saturday morning hangover.
And if you live in Walthamstow, that's just what you've got as Chicken and Gochu become the latest folk to take over the Friday night slot at Ye Olde Rose and Crown. This is the first time the Highams Park-based husband and wife team have popped up anywhere. Korean
Having popped up successfully in Dalston last year, mezcal lovers Sin Gusano are expanding capacity and duration-wise with their next opening - an eight month residency in Hagggerston. They'll be taking over Curio Cabal as a ‘social club’ putting on events, offering private mezcal tasting experiences,and running their popular bar and taqueria.
And their timing is spot on, their first week of opening coincides with the Cinco de Mayo festivities so you can expect a
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
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