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The Indian Restaurant Vegans Should Know About

What: An Indian restaurant serving vegetarian food isn’t particularly ground-breaking but one with its own vegan menu is a small but important leap that caught my attention enough to get me down there. First Impression: A short walk from the main high street, the restaurant was much smaller than I expected with only around 7 tables, once you walked through the door you were in the middle of the room. Our table was by the entrance to the bar so not the best view, with a constant stream of waiting staff bustling by, but the better window tables were occupied. […]

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London’s Best Scotch Eggists

How do you like your eggs in the morning? If the answer is ‘scotched’ then you’ve come to the right place. With the nights drawing in, the mercury plunging and duffle coat sales going through the ceiling, there’s only one food that can hit the spot perfectly. Trudge through the gloaming gloom to one of these light and warmth-filled pubs and restaurants selling these balls of sausagey-breadcrumby-eggy goodness. Ben’s Canteen You have to break some eggs to make an omelette, said Herman Göring, but because we’re not Nazis we’re going to make sure they’re very much not broken. And the […]

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Baby Got Bao: 5 Reasons To Try Baby Bao

If you like buns, hun then the new bao restaurant, Baby Bao, is going to be a bit of you. Originally from Brighton, it’s definitely done an address upgrade as its new home is now in Pall Mall; it needn’t be intimidated by its upmarket neighbours though as the menu is a real gem. They Cater To Your Dietary Requirements The seemingly vegetarian bao buns are actually vegan as are a tonne of other options on the menu like their amazing Japanese Karaage cauliflower which is fried in potato flour and served with miso mayo and lemon; granted, the mayo […]

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The Vegan Restaurant That’s Selling Us Cannabis

I was gonna write this article, but then I got high. You know the rest. Yes, by CHLOE has a new cannabis-infused menu, and it’s giving us the munchies. The vegan restaurant may be no stranger to the power of plants, being an all-vegan import straight from New York. But this is something a little different. While competitors are busy slotting together another salad or grilling yet another aubergine, by CHLOE was cooking up something entirely alternative. The menu draws on CBD, the chill-out ingredient in actual cannabis, and their Feelz by CHLOE menu gives a whole span of baked […]

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Sh*t Just Got Rialto: Venice Icon Harry’s Arrives In London

Venice, one of the most romantic cities on the globe, inspiration for Canaletto, Hemingway and the James Bond people, with nearly as many canals as Birmingham and a history that’s rich with intrigue, power and greed. But has it got an M&M World? Well Venetian sophistication is coming to the West End. One of the most luxurious restaurants in the floating city is Harry’s Bar, famous for its Bellinis and its carpaccio, both of which it lays claim to. Quite how you ‘invent’ raw meat is a mystery, and personally I think they should have quit after the Bellini, but […]

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Press To Get Pisco-ed at Flesh & Buns

What? Ross Shonhan, founder of the Bone Daddies Group (Bone Daddies, Flesh & Bun and Shack Fuyu) has just opened his second izakaya and this time they are exploring Nikkei Peruvian cuisine. Most excitingly they have taken a leaf out of Bob Bob Ricard’s book and have a button which once pressed summons over alcohol, although unlike the Soho restaurant which brings over Champagne, here once the button is pushed, a pisco trolley arrives. New? Yes, it launched at the end of September and arrives five years after Flesh & Buns first opened in Covent Garden. On the Menu: Inspired […]

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Celebrate World Animal Day… By Eating Them Here

It’s World Animal Day today, so we’ve decided to take the initiative and round-up some of our favourite places to eat them. Whether you’re jumping to eat some rabbit, or if you’re after a chicken that isn’t foul, we’ve got all of the udderly best animal-feasting restaurant’s for you at our fingertips that you shouldn’t be sheepish to try. And trust us, there are some weird and wonderful places serving up the most outlandish of animal dishes. From crocodile steaks at Shaku Zulu to get your teeth into… to The Rex Whistler What: For Grouse… A decent game dinner is […]

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Bake ON: It’s National Cake Week!

It’s the first week of October which can only mean one thing – Paul Hollywood is lucratively giving out his famous handshake on Bake Off…oh, and it’s National Cake Week! Founded by Lynn Hill in 2011, it’s a time to let the sweet tooth come out to play, if only for a week, and indulge at some of our favourite cake haunts. Cake week, we’ll never dessert you… Palm Vaults If Wes Anderson owned a cafe, the chances are it would look like this! Palm Vaults in Hackney screams pastel shades and wicker chairs and greenery. Their menu is coloured with […]

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

TONIGHT: The Saké Event Not To Miss

For goodness saké, did you miss the start of world saké season again? The season officially opened on October 1st, on what’s officially called Nihonshu, but don’t worry, you can still get involved. And thanks to Japanese restaurant and saké bar Sakagura, located on Mayfair’s Heddon Street, we can all be involved via their saké tasting journey. Saké is a Japanese rice wine, a sort of cross between beer and wine and a delicacy in the land of the rising sun. And here too, if you know where to get it. So why not attend Sakagura’s own mini saké and spirit […]

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Is This The Sexiest Chinese Food In Town?

What: So while most of us might be used to eating Chinese food on our laps in front of the telly, high-end Chinese restaurant Park Chinois has a more luxurious idea of dinner and entertainment. Replace Chinese from your local take-away with Mayfair standard Asian cuisine and replace watching Gogglebox with top-quality cabaret. New? Park Chinois is at the forefront of London’s fast-growing cabaret scene, so while they’re dab hands at putting on a show, their latest offering is brand new. First Impression: The opulence at Park Chinois is palpable, as soon as I put my pauper foot through the door […]

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