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Autumn at Bumpkin

In case you hadn't noticed already, temperatures have plummeted and gone is the vivid green from our trees' leaves. In fact, most of the leaves have fallen off. But it's not all doom and gloom at the lovely cosy restaurant that is Bumpkin, where chefs are embracing the change in seasons rather than be defeated by it. So what, if no good weather can be hoped for, shall we expect from Bumpkin this bracing autumn? Well, executive chef Raymond Fulton-Corrie has created a menu bursting with flavour, while perfectly reflecting the seasonal changes in fruits, vegetables and meat occuring in […]

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Domingo Cineclub

This Sunday, Shoreditch’s Brazilian bar, Floripa is launching the Domingo Cineclub screening Brazilian films with a chaser from the ever energetic Jazz Meet resident band and with the additional accompaniment of fab cocktails and classic roasts with that special Brazilian twist. The films will include Latin American and Jazz classics including The Aristocats, Kansas City and Chico and Rita as well as new releases. Head chef David Yorkston will be rustling up Sunday afternoon favourites including roast chicken or the rather more exotic, Picanha, a sirloin cut traditional to Brazil.  The Sunday session will continue well into the evening with […]

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Hamburgers at The Draft House

German chef Oliver Trific is flying into London on 22nd October to unveil something rather special on another one of Young&Foodish Daniel Young's BurgerMondays. Where is this taking place? The Draft House Tower Bridge. This will be the world premiere of Hamburg-hailing Trific's 'Hamburger' (get it?), a steakburger doused in smoky shallot mayonnaise, beetroot pickles, herring salsa, a fried quail egg and fries to finish. Trust us, it's unbelievably good (after all, didn't hamburger come from the name of the second largest German city originally?) Why don't you query it over a burger? There are two sittings to choose from: […]

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House of Wolf

As the nights close in, take solace with London’s newest supperclub, House of Wolf. Located in one of Islington’s earliest listed music halls, the three-storey Victorian lair promises experimental dining, drinking, art and live entertainment all under one roof. Food will be served in the Attic Room and the Parlour and comes courtesy of monthly pop-up chef residences – first up its food artist Caroline Hobkinson in collaboration with Professor Charles Spence with a five‐course multi-sensory menu – while elixirs will be served in the Apothecary Bar – or you can just kick back in the Wolf Den or Music […]

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Cantina Laredo

It's Chocolate Week next week, and no, you're not going to be getting off that lightly. Head down to Cantina Laredo from 8th – 14th October to indulge in your passion for chocolate – they have quite the treat in store. The modern-styled Mexican restaurant is launching a new sweet and savoury 'Menu De Chocolate'. Choose between two and three course menus: (£19.95 and £24.95, respectively). Among the stomach-rumbling options? Enchiladas de Mole, Camarones con Salsa, and last but not least, the dish that will ultimately prove to be most people's Achilles Heel, the Chocolate Fondant with Tequila Ice Cream. […]

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Chinoiserie loves Paris

Master patissier Eric Lanlard pays homage to the French capital at Jumeirah Carlton as he unveils his new ‘I Love Paris’ afternoon tea. The menu, inspired by Lanlard’s favourite city, is the third instalment in the ‘Afternoon Tea by Eric Lanlard’ series. Taking its cue from Paris’ iconic Grandes Patisseries and their unmistakeable aromas, the experience begins with savoury delights such as brioche filled with pâté de foie gras, lemon and poppy seed smoked salmon macaroon and mini quiche Lorraine followed by cakes and pastries including Le Magnum, a dark chocolate mousse based on the famous ice cream, and Crème […]

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Guest Chefs at The Modern Pantry

If you thought Anna Hansen's food at The Modern Pantry was delicious, you most certainly have another thing coming. For Hansen is welcoming the renowned Persian chef Sabrina Ghayour into her kitchen, to celebrate and help co-host a series of dinners throughout the next two months. For 'Passage to Persia', the vivacious Ghayour has chosen four different chefs from diverse backgrounds to create four one-off evenings at the Clerkenwell restaurant. Each dinner will see the chosen chef offer his/her interpretation of Persian cuisine. Sabrina and Anna will join each chef in the kitchen to prepare their specially-devised four course menu […]

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Shaken & Stirred

Tomorrow sees the launch of a new variety show at Floridita combining live music, dance, burlesque and glamour. Zak Black, CEO and Producer of Verve Couture Bespoke Entertainment will headline the show with his heart warming ballads and up-beat, high-octane performances. Joining in the fun is a host of some of the West End’s most talented performers, including singer and all-round entertainer Frances Leak from the musical, Footloose, songstress and burlesque performer, Laura Nadia Hunt and opera diva, Allison Langer who will wow the audience with her big voice, big ball gowns and big hair! Performers will not be restricted […]

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Downton Abbey at Grosvenor House

You've probably already become rather engrossed in Season 3 of ITV hit drama, Downton Abbey. But to heighten your viewing enjoyment a little more, Grosvenor House has put on a lovely spead worthy of the Dowager Countess of Grantham's compliments. It's an afternoon tea that is currently bewitching all Downton fans – and it still has months and months to run. Enjoy the 'upstairs' Smoked Salmon Pin Wheels or the 'downstairs' Scones, Lemon Curd and Bread Pudding. Though naturally, you can have both. Otherwise, there are Lady Mary's Madeleines and Matthew Crawley's dish of Honey Roast Ham with English Mustard […]

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We love Victoria Sponge

'We Love Victoria Sponge' is the interesting – and rather delicious – afternoon tea choice at The National Cafe, the Restaurant at the Royal Academy and The National Dining Rooms at the moment. We thought you'd like to know.  There's tea for two and a delectable heart-shaped Victoria sponge cake to share for a cool £10, between 3 and 5pm every day at the Peyton and Byrne restaurants. If you like the cake, don't forget to check out Peyton and Byrne's bakeries sitatuated around London (Kew, St Pancras, etc), as there's always a stomach-rumbling array of hot pies, biscuits, tarts […]

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