Hot Dinners rounds up some of the best food and restaurant pop-ups and events around town at the moment.
Now properly back in business, Soho's Sun and 13 Cantons is continuing its series of very interesting pop-ups (they hosted Darjeeling Express before Asma Khan opened their first restaurant) with its next - Tendril. This was actually due to start in late March but, well we all know what happened then. So now things are ready to properly kick off again.
It comes from Rishim Sachdeva, previously at Chiltern Firehouse, Almeida and The Dairy
Fancy getting a taste of Shoreditch but aren't quite ready to go on public transport yet? Then the replacement that's taking over the old American Car Wash site might be for you. For six days, it's going to be taken over by Meatless Farm to create the M*** F*** Drive-Thru.
It is - more or less - exactly as it sounds, but the drive-thru also has a lane for pedestrians, e-scooters and bicycles. And if you
Chef Lawrence Gomez is bringing back his pop-up tasting menu, PAPA L's Kitchen, this time popping up in Chelsea for five weekends. He's taken over The Gojk Restaurant and Lounge, where the aim is to "take modern British food and the classical dining experience and infuse them with high quality, fresh West African flavours".
We love a good acronym and BAPS, which stands for Beer And Phenomenal Sandwiches is right up there with the best. They're taking over the Tottenham Living Room at The Trampery for one night only with a menu of, yes, phenomenal sandwiches.
Many of the big communal dining spaces like Market Halls and Arcade Food Theatre are on ice at the moment - but that hasn't stopped TA TA Eatery. While Arcade is closed they've taken themselves down the road to a pop-up in Soho.
There you'll be able to grab yourself what is often billed as one of the best sandwiches in London - the mighty Iberian Katsu Sando. If you're katsu sando'd out, they'll also have kimchi burgers and fries which you can have with sparkling
A new vegan pop-up is on the way for August. it's a team-up between By Chloe (vegan fast food) and Club Cultured who are all about fermentation and tempeh - a traditional Indonesian plant-based protein made from fermented soybeans.
They'll be popping up in Clapham (in the space which once held Kerbisher & Malt and The Mayfair Chippy) with a completely plant-based menu of brand
They made a great team when they co-presented from Marrakech in the BBC show Remarkable Places to Eat. Now Fred Siriex and Andy Oliver are joining forces for a one month pop-up in East London.
One Love will be a combination of Caribbean family cooking and French influences, taking over the Clapton Country Club for a month.
As Fred explains: "I am very excited because Andi and I are opening a pop up here at the Clapton
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Almost a year ago, we reported that Corbin & King's Islington outpost, Bellanger, was to close. At the time we posited that the restaurant's Alsace menu wasn't perhaps right for the area, and now it seems we could have been right.
The site remained almost in aspic since the closure with no
njoy the last heady days of an Indian summer with our guide to everything from the new alfresco spots for eating and drinking, great takeaway picnics and ice-cream specials to look out for on sweltering days.
Cuban supperclub Cuca is getting ready for a series of supperclubs every Thursday in August. Set up by Luís Gonzalez-Castro, it's named after his grandmother in Miami and the menu is filled with dishes from his childhood and his grandmother's recipes. Those recipes were hidden in the family's belongings when they fled Cuba 60 years ago and have now made it to London.
It's a tapas-style menu - with some
Before the lockdown, Mortimer House was already the host of a number of highly rated pop-ups and supperclubs. Now, as things inch back to normality, they're starting their residencies again, kicking off with Mao Chow.
Mao Chow had previously found fame at a Dalston pop-up before ...
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There was a lot of sadness when Stevie Parle announced the closure of his much-loved Dock Kitchen back in 2017. While efforts to find a new permanent home haven't quite come to fruition yet - we're getting the next best thing, a huge restaurant,
Sunny weather got you planning your summer escape from London? Well, there's a new restaurant in Cornwall's foodie capital, Padstow, that you might want to try.
While a lot of cookery schools fall foul of current social distancing rules, the team at Rick Stein's have cunningly transformed their quayside school into a pop-up restaurant for the summer. Stein's On The Quay, as the name suggests, sits practically in Padstow
During the lockdown, Gizzi Erskine and Professor Green had been teaming up for "‘Giz & Green’s Monday Night Fakeaway" where they recreated their favourite takeaways from McDonald's to Wagamama. Now they're teaming up in real life, kicking off a pop-up at Passo.
It's all based around one of the most popular dishes from the series - their take on the deep dish pizza. Pizzas, made from
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