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  • locadeli

    The roving pizza popup set up by Giorgio Locatelli with his wife Plaxy, which was in Marylebone for a three week stint last September, is once more on the move.

    This time the Michelin-starred chef is going to be throwing pizzas in Islington (well at least his staff will). Pizza Locadeli will take over the old Post Office space on Upper Street for three months. The space around it is currently being redeveloped as Islington Square - part of a multimillion pound new

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  • Squid Kitchen comes to the King & Co for a month long residency

    We're always partial to a bit of squid, so the latest residency to come to the King & Co in Clapham for September. Squid Kitchen will be bringing a number of dishes they've perfected as street food traders who specialise in Madrid-style food including, of course squid cones - and the menu includes:

    • Squid Kitchen Cones with Vampire Killer aioli
    • Bocadillo de Calamares (sourdough rolls
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  •  motherclucker

    The Cat and Mutton have announced that fried chicken experts Mother Clucker will join them for their next kitchen residency starting Thursday 27th August.

    The Mother Clucker team are usually found serving their tea-brined, buttermilk soaked fried chicken from a converted US ambulance at the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane.They take the reins from Check On, who have been in charge of the kitchen since June.

    The menu is packed with lots of Southern

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  • Tom Kerridge Pop Up

    As you may know, there's a VERY long wait if you want to get a booking at Tom Kerridge's Hand and Flowers, but if you can't wait or make the trek out to Marlow, there's another option coming soon. As well as becoming Harrods Chef of the Season, he'll also have a week-long pop-up in the food hall. 

    It'll be a counter restaurant, seating 21, called Tom's Table mainly based around grill cooking - with dishes from his book and classic fishes from The

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  • bluetop

    This? Oh it's just a Bourbon Whiskey Old Fashioned ice-cream sandwich. Yep, thought that might get your interest up. It's just one of the ice-cream sarnies appearing on the menu at City spot Bread Street Kitchen as a result of a month-long residency by Blu Top.

    The ice-cream specialists will be featuring weekly specials on the dessert menu at BSK throughout August - other delights could be Brown Toast and Jam, Coffee and Donuts with the cookie sandwiches ranging from

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  • New noodle bar Bosslady gets preview pop-ups at Forzawin

    The people behind Forzawin, Arch McLeish and Bash Redford, have a new restaurant on the way - a noodle bar called Bosslady. They've joined up with Henry Chung - who has spent the last six months in Taipo in preparation for their speciality - beef brisket noodles.

    It's all inspired by a Taipo restaurant. It's been there for 30 years and apparently "embodies a humble yet unscrupulous approach to

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  • Pizza Pilgrims and Cinnamon Kitchen join forces for a week-long alfresco pop-up

    Fresh from getting a Francesco Mazzei seal of approval, Pizza Pilgrims are about to head into the City for a week long pop-up with Vivek Singh's Cinnamon Kitchen.

    They'll be setting up shop (or more accurately, van) on Cinnamon Kitchen's terrace from noon

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  • ABQ London

    Wanna cook? No, we're not talking about taking over the kitchen. A new pop up in Hackney Wick has brought the cult TV show Breaking Bad to life, with an innovative (and cosy) cocktail-'cooking' experience and we popped along to the launch.

    The bar is designed around the famous RV that Walt and his accomplice Jesse used to drive out into the Albuquerque desert to cook crystal meth. Luckily the only mind-altering substances here are the mind-blowing cocktails you

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  • A rooftop street food market comes to west London with Storeys

    West London hasn't exactly been blessed with the best opportunities for street food, but that looks like changing at the end of the month as a new summer pop-up takes hold. Called Storeys, it's taking place on the roof of the old BBC Television Centre car park, every Friday to Sunday over the summer.

    The traders will be rotating, but the ones confirmed so far are:

    • Le Bun - burgers and tacos with
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  • Duck n Roll comes to Baranis

    Last weekend there was the bad news about a large part of Shoreditch's Dinerama being badly damaged in a fire. That looks like being back up and running in a few weeks and in the meantime, traders are temporarily popping up elsewhere. One of those is Club Gascon's Duck n Roll with the news that you'll be seeing them in Baranis cocktail bar for three weeks, starting

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  • Chop Shop launch a new van in St James' Square

    Coming this Friday, Chop Shop are expanding from their Haymarket home with a shiny new van that'll be setting up shop in St James' Square Gardens for five weeks every weekday lunchtime. 

    From the van, they'll be serving up some Chop Shop specials (including their excellent pulled pork sausage roll and the meatballs) and sandwiches too (including a "sandwich of the day"). So if you roll up on Friday, you can

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  • cuban

    If, like us, you watched the movie Chef and came out dying to try a good Cuban sandwich in London, only to discover they're rarer than hen's teeth here, then we bring you great news.

    The Forge Cantina is a Latin American street food residency running upstairs at The Forge in Camden and they've got this rather marvellous looking Cuban sarnie on the menu. The Cubano (£8.40) features hot pressed brioche packed with pulled pork, glazed ham, swiss cheese, fresh dill pickles

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  • gherkindinner

    The list of London restaurants with views is set to expand briefly over the summer as the 40th floor of the Gherkin opens up for a Moroccan-themed popup. The space, which has 360 degree views over London, is usually only open to members, so it's an opportunity to get a new perspective on the City if you haven't had a chance to wangle an invite before now.

    At the level 39 restaurant there'll be a five course tasting experience, the ‘Art of Spice’ (from

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  • Bone Tea opens a broth bar in Westbourne Park

    Now this is something new for town - just opened in Westbourne Park is London's first broth bar - called Bone Tea. What is a broth bar, you ask? Essentially it's slightly poshed up stock, something which has apparently been a hit in the states (see Brodo for an example). It's also been seen as something of a healthy drink too in "wellness circles" (although

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  • Pig-based pop-up Oink comes to Shoreditch

    A new weekend pop-up is heading to Shoreditch, setting up shop for weekends only at Crisis Cafe on Commercial Street.

    It's going for a communal dining experience. So there will be shareable starter plates and what they call "dig-in main dishes" of all types of pig.

    And yes, it will be very piggy (with ciders, craft beers and wines to wash it all down). On the menu will be:

    • Pig’s
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