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  • Dram & Smoke to bring festive Scottish feast to London Bridge

    Update - 16/12/16 - Hot Dinners went down to get into the highland spirit at the repurposed former tannery in Bermondsey.

    Hot toddies immediately in hand, a floral winter warmer with plenty of citrus to offset the earthiness of the Naked Grouse whiskey (of which there was plenty throughout the evening), we were welcomed to our table.

    The first course was a deliciously, rich

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  • ‘Healthy chocolate’ is now a thing thanks to Doisy & Dam

    Quinoa, sprouted buckwheat, spirulina and hemp seeds used to be mainly confined to the shelves of health food shops. But nowadays with a bit of effort, you can find them all over London - even in its chocolate bars. Now Doisy & Dam, purveyors of sweet superfood snacks, will be placing the spotlight on their healthy, organic chocolate bars from Monday when they launch their three-week

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  • Fererro Rocher are popping up in Covent Garden with a pre-Christmas dessert bar

    You know it's Christmas when you start seeing Ferrero Rocher ads on the TV - but that's not enough for the nutty chocolates this year, they're having a pop-up in Covent Garden too. 

    As to what you'll get from the experience - you can expect a tasting plate of five mini hand-crafted desserts, curated by Cuisson's chef Paul Hannagen. And then - of course - you'll round things off with a Ferrero

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  • Homegrown at The Manor is running The Perfect Nightmare Before Christmas,

    Laoise Casey is Chef de Partie at Paradise Garage and is taking over the reins at the Manor with Eloise Dawes for their next Homegrown Supper Club - we asked her to tell us more...

    Robin Gill (creator of The Dairy, The Manor, Paradise Garage, Counter Culture) set up the Homegrown series earlier this year to support new talent in the hospitality industry. Held on the first Sunday of

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  • Meat meets chic at Haché’s fashion-themed burger pop up

    Burgers and beauty will finally be together at last thanks to Haché’s latest quirky pop-up, giving attendees the chance to tuck into some new burger creations while taking in some fairly slick fashion-oriented workshops and classes.

    First things first though: the burgers. Haché will be presenting two new meaty offerings, starting with the Steak Haché, a 6oz Scottish steak burger dressed with a Madeira jus and a soft

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  • Dumpling Shack are coming to Soho's Leicester House for one week only

    The hugely popular Dumpling shack is heading for a pre-Christmas pop-up before settling on a permanent venue. You might have come across them (aka John Li) in Broadway market and they also had a very successful pop-up in Shotgun. Now they're coming to One Leicester Street. 

    They'll have a Chinese sharing menu with 11 dishes coming to the table, including their famed pan-fried soup dumplings

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  • A Nutella pop-up has come to Harvey Nichols' terrace for Christmas

    We know there are a LOT of Nutella fans out there, so you'll be very pleased to discover that there's a winter pop-up on the Fifth Floor terrace of Harvey Nichols devoted to just that. The space has been recreated as an Alpine lodge with the following on offer:

    • Homemade crêpes with banana, strawberry and Nutella
    • “Porridgella”, an Italian twist on oats served with banana and
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  • igloos

    OK, we flat out LOVE this idea. I mean, look at that picture, who wouldn't want to try partying in an igloo right alongside the river Thames? This frankly genius winter alfreso invention is the brainchild of Coppa Club. They have eight of them set up on their huge terrace at their Tower Bridge site for the run up to Christmas.

    Each custom-made igloo is heated, thank goodness, but also comes with sheepskin blankets for added hygge. Three of them are laid out

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  • A steak and wine pop-up is coming to the Newman Arms

    We're very much liking the sound of an imminent pop-up coming to the Newman Arms in Fitzrovia. The whole thing has come about as a partnership between Matt Chatfield (Cornwall Project) will supply the beef and veg, Zeren Wilson the wine and front of house will be Jon Cannon-Gierth (ex Simon Rogan & Tom Sellers). 

    The whole thing has come about as a partnership between Matt Chatfield - he's supplying the beef and

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  • Henry Harris and Racine are coming to Stratfod for one night only

    Much-loved restaurant Racine may not have found a new permanent spot yet, but if you're still suffering from withdrawal symptoms caused by its closure, then there's an upcoming chance to get a new fix. 

    Harris is popping up at Darkhorse in Stratford for one night only and that menu (paired with Darkhorse wines) includes: 

    • Seared Duck Hearts with Garlic Butter, Celeriac and Smoked Eel Remoulade
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    Business for London's street food folk is booming. The latest we hear is of is a new indoor street van spot coming to Peckham.

    The Peckham Feastival launches on 11th November with a collection of street food trucks including The Cheese Truck, Popdogs, Forza Win (that's their nduja croquettes pictured above) and Rainbo. Taking over 11,500 sq foot warehouse in Peckham’s Copeland Park, they'll also have two bars, plenty of space to eat and provide a home to Birdies

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    Those in charge of sorting out Christmas party, but tasked with the harrowing prospect of finding something ‘a bit different’ will be pleased to know The Manhattan Club’s new immersive speakeasy experience.

    For the entirety of the festive period, West London’s Brunswick Studio will be transformed into a roaring ‘20s themed speakeasy, taking attendees back in time via a raft of entertainment and a five and six-course tasting menu. There’ll be dress up,

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  • Harrod’s next pop-up: Michelin-starred Scottish cuisine from The Kitchin

    Harrods is set to kick off its next series of pop-ups with luxury Scottish cuisine from its chef of the season, Tom Kitchin.

    The Kitchin at Harrods will be the first pop-up from the chef, and follows the success of his Michelin-starred The Kitchin in Edinburgh. The launch is well-timed for November’s inevitable cold snap too, with hearty highland food making for an ideal way to see off a blustery

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  • Blondies Kitchen milk and cookie pop-up is coming to Old St Station

    Possibly the most perfect winter pop-up is heading to Old Street station from October. Blondies Kitchen Milk and Cookie Pop-Up Bar will combine the gooiest cookies with a range of special milk for the ultimate comfort food. Cookies on offer are:

    • Classic - milk choc chip 
    • Double Chocolate Tahini 
    • Gluten Who? – peanut butter oats 
    • Oreo Stuffed Nutella 
    • Cookie Dough
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  • Grab a slice of la dolce vita in Borough Market with Brew Tap Burger

    With its compact menu and just a handful of simple, Aperitivo-style drinks on offer, Brew Tap Burger is a prime example of why it’s always better to do a few things, but do them well.

    It’s the latest brainchild from Rohit Chugh, the man behind central London’s Indian street cafe Roti Chai. Now, Rohit is applying his sixth sense for food trends to the never-ending burger craze with Brew Tap Burger. It

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