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O-food

Head over to Shoreditch’s Rivington Street to check out O-food, the new pop up fast food bar set up by Jens Hannibal, Daniel Flösser and Roel Philippart and serving up delicious Nordic dishes using fresh and sustainable ingredients. Aim of the game is to show people low-impact alternatives to meat-based fast food. The fish it uses are non- ‘Big Five’ (haddock, prawns, tuna, cod and salmon). The popularity of the five types of fish creates problems when it comes to replenish-able fishing stock. O-food uses fish sourced from low impact fisheries in Kent along with fresh, locally sourced vegetables from […]

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Grouse with Richard Corrigan

Richard Corrigan really believes in the beauty that is the game season, and in fact, ever since this year's Glorious Twelfth, he's been talking and serving little else. Corrigan's is deep into its game season: until 2nd September, this fine Mayfair restaurant is still offering its Glorious Grouse three-course menu, which includes options like Grouse Pie for two, Grouse consomme', Grouse with Game Sausage and a collection of delectable desserts to accompany it all, too. It's £45 per person. If you miss it, not to worry. In October, the restaurant's monthly wine lunch will be dedicated wholly to the matching […]

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Celebrity Chefs at Quaglinos

Have you found somewhere to watch the Paralympics yet? Well, look no further than revered and delicious restaurant, Quaglino's.  What could be more tempting: every time Team GB pick up a gold in any event, the kind people at Quaglino's will be offering a complimentary glass of champagne for all the necessary celebrations. There will also be live coverage, all day long, of all the fun and games being had over in East London. There are other reasons to visit the celebrated Mayfair restaurant in the coming weeks, however.  From 24th September, cheese will be taking centre stage. Jonathan Dupont, […]

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A-Mazing Sushi

Gordon Ramsay’s maze restaurant is opening a brand new sushi bar next month at its Mayfair property on Grosvenor Square. The sushi bar will form part of the venue’s distinctive modern design courtesy of David Rockwell and complement the French Asian menu to a tee. Guests will be able to pop in and enjoy the healthy sushi and sashimi dishes in a variety of ways – at the counter itself, where they can witness the art of sushi making; as a lighter selection with drinks at the bar or to accompany the a la carte menu in the main restaurant. […]

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Matt Roberts for Sumosan

Sumosan Executive Head Chef Bubker Belkhit has collaborated with lauded personal trainer Matt Roberts to offer diners take-away bento boxes to help repair and rejuvenate their bodies. Two new menus have been created, one to ensure a well-balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates and vegetables for optimum health and the other, under 400 calories to aid weight loss. Says Roberts, “Raw fish is a lean protein source and the vegetarian dishes rely on low fat plant proteins like soya bean and tofu. The portions of vegetables and salads have been maximised to ensure these dishes go a long way to helping […]

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G&T tea at Picadilly’s Terrace Bar & Grill

  What better way to combine two great British institutions – Gin and Afternoon Tea than the newly launched Terrace Grill & Bar at Le Méridien Piccadilly. The venue has unveiled its bespoke Gin & Tonic Afternoon Tea for a new perspective on these quintessential British classics. Guests can choose from a selection of six fruit or herb-infused gins which are then combined with a home-made tonic syrup. Each has been carefully paired with fruits or herbs that complement its flavours by the hotel’s head mixologist Boris Ivan. MONKEY 47 gin is paired with lavender, Bulldog gin with lychee, Hendrick’s […]

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It’s war at Renaissance

South London group, Renaissance Pubs’ new menu sees the home nations fight it out for 2012 and a free pickled egg with every pint into the bargain! Until the end of The Olympics, Renaissance is celebrating British Food Fortnight with a brand new old-school bar menu and some good old competitive spirit pitting the dishes of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales against each other. We’re talking Welsh Rarebit, Isle of Mull Cheese, Haggis, Cumberland sausage, Dublin Bay prawns and lots more. Wash it all down with Irish stout, Scottish whiskey and Cornish Yarg ale. Until 12 Aug. www.renaissancepubs.co.uk

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Balans Earl’s Court Music Nights

Catch the last of Balans Earl’s Court’s summer music night showcase series tomorrow, Wednesday 8th August. The venue will welcomes the John Crawford Trio, led by the eponymous and critically acclaimed young jazz pianist. Celebrated performances to his name include the Montreal Jazz Festival in Canada, London stalwart, Ronnie Scott’s, the Royal Festival Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. All Music Nights at Balans Earl’s Court start at 8pm and finish at 11pm. For reservations call 020 7244 8838. www.balans.co.uk  

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Bag-in-Box at Vinoteca

This summer Vinoteca launches Bag-in-Box Monday nights, an innovative and environmentally friendly way to enjoy premium quality wines at great prices across all three of its venues in Soho, Marylebone and Farringdon. Every Monday night throughout August, September and October, to save on the pounds as well as carbon footprint, customers are invited to try the three Bag-in-Box wines with their dinner at shop prices which is a saving of roughly 60% off their wine bill. Prices start at £7.75 for the 2010 Touraine Sauvignon. Customers can either opt for one of Vinoteca’s already recycled bottles on arrival in exchange […]

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Beer and athletics at The Queen of Hoxton

It may not be an official holiday but this Sunday is International Beer Day – according to East London boozer, The Queen of Hoxton at least! The venue is rolling out the barrels in its rooftop garden and inviting some of its favourite international brewers along to celebrate with craft beers and ales, including those rather closer to home – from the Hackney based London Fields Brewery. But it’s not a completely Olympics free zone and The Social Athletics Club will be holding a tournament of Beer Pong plus pub darts, football, an exotic fruit skittle alley and ping pong […]

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Be a film director with Bombay Sapphire

If you like gin and fancy yourself as the next Scorsese or Tarantino you could just be in luck.  Bombay Sapphire has teamed up with London film director and lecturer, Justin Trefgarne to host a series of ‘Learn How to be a Film Director’ workshop evenings where guests can also have fun creating an imaginative treatment for a film script whilst enjoying specially created Bombay Sapphire cocktails – including the signature film-themed Bombay Sapphire Popcorn Collins. The events are part of the recently launched Bombay Sapphire ‘Imagination Series’ global film experience, in collaboration with Tribeca Film Festival and Oscar-winning screenwriter […]

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The Red Market Pop-Up

Starting today, Old Street is hosting a collaboration of East London’s most prominent street  traders, artists and musicians in a unique outdoor pop-up combining social regeneration and shared cultural pursuits. The 20,000sqft outdoor space boasts a stage, summer house, sand area, table tennis, hammocks, graffiti artworks and even petanque pitches. A custom made giant screen will show feature films, video art and selected Olympic and Paralympic games. You can also expect plenty of surprises with the exposure of two classic works of street art by Banksy which have been unseen for 5 years. A daily programme of events and entertainment […]

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