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  • hnterrace

    Duck & Waffle’s Dan Doherty has keeping busy. Following on from the recent launch of Duck & Waffle Local, the chef director will now be trying his hand at his first completely solo venture - a pop-up supper club called Sprout. And he'll be launching that in Harvey Nichols this summer.

    Visitors to the fifth floor terrace of the Knightsbridge

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  • chickenskin

    If there's one thing you can be sure about, a food event featuring chef Ben Spalding won't be boring. Now the chef and his PuzzleProjects team are popping up in Shoreditch for the summer.

    Small Plate Sessions @ The Last Days of Shoreditch is described as ‘high-energy, punk tapas". There'll be two distinct areas to the popup - a 50-seat mezzanine restaurant where Ben is promising dishes like Gressingham Duck Breast cooked in a Chocolate Salt Crust and -

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  • raindropcake

    Prepare to have your Instagram feed flooded. From next week, the ramen popup Yamagoya on Shaftesbury Avenue will be introducing Londoners to the raindrop cake.

    This rather beautiful creation is a cult Japanese dish - mizu shingen mochi, made in the shape of a water droplet. It's made from special agar powder and is served up with sweet molasses syrup (Kuromitsu) and kinako (roasted soybean flour) for dipping. It's quite literally a melt in your mouth dessert

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  • donarita

    Kicking off today at Old Street station for two months is a Brazilian snack pop-up. You may already have tried Dona Rita's Pão de Queijo (or cheese bread) down at her stall at Druid Street Market. Made from cassava flour and cheese (so gluten-free too), each of these little cheesy puffs are made by hand by Dona.

    The snacks are apparently particularly good for breakfast, served with a short black coffee São Paulo style, or you can also smother them in jam if you're

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  • clodagh

    We're about to hit the point at which London finds floral inspiration in everything for the duration of the Chelsea Flower Show. And London's restaurants just love the opportunity to put their gardening gloves on and come up with flowery dishes and drinks.

    One such event worth seeking out will be Irish chef and writer Clodagh McKenna's pop-up at the Cheyne Walk Brasserie in West London. Her lovely-sounding menu will feature floral focused delights including roast

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  • The Development Kitchen sets out on a series of Kitchen Takeovers

    Take two outstanding chefs, some of the country's best suppliers - and a huge passion for food, and you've got all the ingredients for a very special dinner indeed. Adam Degg and Tom Shepherd have just launched The Development Kitchen, a series of pop-up dinners, taking over a different restaurant kitchen every month.

    So what's the story?

    Adam, most recently head pastry chef at The

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  • spagoext

    Save yourself the price of a flight to Los Angeles this summer as the celeb hangout Spago will be popping up in Mayfair, courtesy of American chef Wolfgang Puck.

    Wolfgang will be temporarily transporting dishes from his Michelin-starred Californian restaurant Spago into the kitchen of his London restaurant CUT at 45 Park Lane - the steak restaurant at the Dorchester Collection's Mayfair hotel. He's bringing Spago’s chef de cuisine Tetsu Yahagi with him to serve up

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  • gherkin

    The Gherkin's new pop-up for the summer will be Searcy’s Seaside in the Sky, who'll be serving upmarket versions of classic British food for six weeks.

    It'll all be themed around the Great British Seaside, and will come with the not inconsiderable bonus of epic views across London (plus zero chance of rogue bits of sand following you home in every pocket.) The pop-up will be split across two floors, with food being served at the Coastline on the 39th floor, while

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  • YO! Sushi pops up in Boxpark Croydon with street food and sushi

    Since it opened back in October, Boxpark Croydon has been going from strength to strength. Now it’s set to be the home to YO! Sushi’s newest experiment: reinventing themselves as a pop-up serving up Japanese dishes reimagined with a takeaway twist.

    The conveyer-belt sushi chain, calling itself just YO!, will open with a newly expanded menu, including dishes like panko chicken thigh sandwiches, crispy fried

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  • treacle

    Who would say no to a free lunch, particularly when it comes courtesy of top chef Peter Gordon from The Providores. That's what's on offer this week in Soho at Air New Zealand's two-day pop-up. They've teamed up with the Kiwi chef to showcase the in-flight menu on board their planes.

    Visitors will be able to try the airline's canapes and drink the wines you'll find on board from New Zealand winery Villa Maria. And they'll also be able to pre-book meals to take away.

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  • testkitchen800Adam Simmonds goes pop-up before permanent.

  • chowfood

    Normally she's the one responsible for serving up the wonderful grower champagne at bubbledogs, but for a special one night event Sandia Chang is transforming the hot dog spot with a Chow Chow Chinese takeover.

    Chang has come up with a 12 plate feasting menu of her favourite Chinese dishes, paired with a selection of grower Champagnes and sparkling wines. The blowout menu includes Taiwanese salt and pepper fried chicken wings, Potstickers, Scallion pancakes, Hunan

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  • ghostbagel

    The run of interesting residencies over at Birthdays in Dalston continues. If you were out of town over Easter you may have missed the opening of their latest one by Little Ghost. This street food turned pop up spot serves up Asian-inspired bagels, loaded fries and squid ink fried chicken. It's all very dark, in the best of ways.

    The bagels come in two varieties, using charcoal or beetroot to turn them inky black or pink. And while they're made the trad NYC way,

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  • BBQ Club & Bar is Jimmy Garcia’s new South Bank project

    Sunshine and warmer weather means BBQ is increasingly back on the menu - particularly at Southbank’s new BBQ Club & Bar.

    It’s a Thamesside pop-up and supper club, set up by Jimmy Garcia (Jimmy’s Underground Pop-Up, DVine Cellars, Cornercopia) and will be spread across two floors. The walk up BBQ bar will remain below, while those who’re joining for the rooftop supper club will head

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  • Breddos and Som Saa join forces for the next Tacover

    If you were lucky enough, as we were, to get a seat at the last Breddos TacOver with LA's Guerrilla Tacos, you'll know that these mash-ups are hot tickets.

    So when we tell you that for their next mashup Breddos are teaming up with Som Saa and Anglo-Thai's John Chantarasak for a Mexi-Thai Sunday BBQ you

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