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London’s First Potato Pop-Up Arrives

Just when you thought foodie pop-ups couldn’t get any crazier (we’re talking about that HEINZ Beanz pop-up in Selfridges) there’s now a potato pop-up hitting London. Yes you read that correctly, a pop-up dedicated entirely to potatoes. Not just any old potatoes, though, we’re talking Jersey Royals, aka the king of all potatoes. To celebrate the start of the Jersey Royal season, for 2 days only (we really wish it was longer), you can get your hands on a cone of hot jersey royals, smothered in a minty buttery dream with a touch of Jersey sea salt. TV presenter and farmer, Jimmy […]

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Street Food, Live Music and Movie Marathons in Tooting

We all love a pop-up, especially one that involves food and/or drink, so when we hear of multiple pop-ups under one roof, we’re sold. Tooting Pop Ups is brainchild of brothers, Al and Nick Heathcote, of Skeleton Entertainment who founded things like Dalston’s tapas and cocktail bar, La Cabina – basically, they know what it takes to have a good night out. Street food is of course playing a key part (see, we told you they know a good time), with two residencies taking place at a time for up to six months. Tasked with kicking things off is Every Juan […]

Openings & Launches

Lambeth’s New Restaurant: Florentine

An ostrich egg is the equivalent of two dozen chicken eggs. That’s a lot of egg. It’s enough for a horde, which is why at new restaurant, Florentine you’ll find it being served for six people with generous helpings of tomatoes, bacon, Portobello mushrooms, sausages and black pudding. You’ll need six people, not only because of its size but also because it’s going to set you back £65 and that is too much for anyone’s breakfast. Opening in Lambeth next week, Florentine will champion fresh, seasonal, all-day dining. Starters include the likes of lamb and cumin meatballs in tomato sauce; […]

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Jason Atherton’s New Japanese-Inspired Afternoon Tea

It’s no secret that we love the idea of an afternoon tea with finger sandwiches and some warm fresh scones, washed down with a cup of English breakfast tea. However, let’s not forget that we live in London, meaning there are thousands of international culinary delights just a tube or uber away at any point, so give your afternoon a makeover this spring at Sosharu. Say hello, or kon’nichiwa, to the hottest new afternoon tea on the block. Japanese izakaya-style restaurant, Sosharu, has launched a new afternoon tea filled with both sweet and savoury treats accompanied with an array of unique […]

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Bun House Opens: Steamed Buns in Soho

Steamed buns, they’re little fluffy clouds of joy really aren’t they? Light, carby and stuffed with something delicious. Or we like to think so anyway, so we’re pretty excited that there is a new Chinese steamed bun street café coming to Soho and we predict, it’s going to be rather popular. Bun House, will take inspiration from the Hong Kong tea houses of the 1960’s and the country’s open street stalls knowns as dai pai dong. It’s a joint venture from husband and wife team Alex Peffly and Z He and it’ll combine Z’s upbringing in southern China with their […]

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Heinz Baked Beanz Pop-Up Bar at Selfridges

Beans, beans, good for your heart, the more you eat, the more you… Ok, enough with the bodily functions. The UK’s favourite tinned beans (or should we say the UK’s only tinned beans?) are this year celebrating 50 years since the slogan ‘Beanz Meanz Heinz’ was first penned – a little saying that has become iconic on those bluey/green cans of joy. Two million people a day enjoy Heinz beans and a can is sold in the UK every 17 seconds so it’s fitting that the occasion is being celebrated at one of the UKs most iconic department stores. Heinz […]

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Chess Club: Mayfair’s New Members’ Club

Last week we told you about Henrietta Hotel, Covent Garden’s new hotel brough to you by the Experimental Group. Well now Romée, Pierre-Charles, Olivier and Xavier are turning their attentions to Mayfair with the launch of Chess Club. They are busy. Opening this month on Chesterfield Street, they’ve teamed up with Francesca Zampi of Found Entertainment to create a Mayfair member’s club which has all the best parts of a members’ club, but without the membership fee which is equivalent to your rent. Handy. The restaurant will be an intergral part, with chef, Jackson Boxer, creating a menu focusing on […]

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Boom Burger is Bringing the Caribbean Sunshine Back to Notting Hill

Let Boom Burger transport you to the Caribbean once again with the reopening of their Notting Hill branch, just in time for summer. As the name suggests, this little Caribbean gem is all about burgers, with their classic burgers such as the Mad Boom burger (two patties, chunks of cheese and mouth-watering bacon jam) and Jerk Boom (authentic jerk chicken topped with peppery rocket and sweet mango and papaya sauce) still taking pride on the menu. But they’re making their return even bigger with a whole host of new dishes, guests can experience exotic flavour explosions with their Fried Chicken […]

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12 of the Best Steak Restaurants

When it comes to eating out in London, there’s never been so much choice. But despite this huge range of options, you still can’t beat the classics. Steak is one of those dishes where you know exactly what you’re going to get. And if you choose the right steak restaurant, it becomes one of the best things you can do in a restaurant. Here are 9 of the best steak restaurants in the city that are sure to get your mouth watering: Gaucho Charlotte Street What: Argentinian Steak and Wine Why: Steak doesn’t get much more glamorous than at Gaucho. […]

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10 Top St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

This year St Patrick’s Day is on a Friday, which means there is no reason to not have a Guinness or two; but it’s not just about the Guinness, it’s also about Irish music, Riverdance flash mobs, stews and whisky…

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Henrietta Hotel Opens in Covent Garden

2017 the year of the rooster, more like 2017 the year of the hotel, because London’s next hotel is set to open in April and it’s brought to you by the Experimental Group. Opening on Henrietta Street, the hotel, which is simply called the Henrietta Hotel (always going to know where it is at least) will feature just 18 bedrooms and a restaurant. Take a look at Henrietta Street and you’ll see that all the buildings are all different, different roof shapes and different windows and it’s this eclectic nature that designer Dorothée Meilichzon has recreated in the design of […]

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The Three Little Pigs Cocktail Experience

This little piggy loves to go to Shoreditch, this little piggy loves cider, and the last little piggy loves cocktails….combine them all and that’s a winning combination. Tonic and Remedy, the Shoreditch hotspot that loves their cocktails and food equally (a bar after our own heart) and Orchard Pig Cider, known for their craft and ingenuity, have joined forces to bring you The Three Little Pigs experience. The event will showcase hand-selected Orchard Pig Cider cocktails using a range of different spirits and with each cider cocktail, they have been perfectly paired with the tastiest of treats. The Three Little Pigs experience […]

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