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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 […]

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Hotdog Hunting this Easter at bubbledogs

When you were a kid, the best thing about Easter (besides stuffing your face with chocolate) was always the Easter egg hunt (and then stuffing your face with chocolate once again). Bubbledogs are bringing back that joy, but with an adult twist, and on the streets of London. The gourmet Champagne and hotdog bar will be hiding 1,000 Champagne-shaped keepsakes and substituting your back garden for the more spacious, albeit far less green, areas of Soho and Fitzrovia to hunt the ‘bottles’ down. These bottles will be hidden high and low, inside and out, tucked away in offices and under […]

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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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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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Country Meets City in a Series of Carnivorous Events

Farm meets fork in a new series of supper clubs at The Pig & Butcher. Each will showcase the producers and farmers which are to thank with providing Pig & Butcher with all that meaty goodness. Head Chef Michael Chan will be creating one-off dishes for guests, perfectly matched with wines hand-picked by Giles James from Mission Estate, New Zealand’s oldest established winery, to quench the thirst. To kick off this carnivorous event on 15th March there will be an evening showing off the rarest breed of venison, fallow venison and sika venison. Pig & Butcher will continue to transform our spring and […]

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Claude Bosi at Bibendum Opens

Unashamedly fine dining. That is what Claude Bosi at Bibendum will be and rightly so, we say. The iconic South Kensington restaurant, set in the original Michelin HQ building, has nurtured many chefs including Jeremy Lee and Phil Howard and now it’s the turn of French chef, Claude Bosi to put his stamp on it at the end of this month. The first floor restaurant, with said ‘unashamedly fine dining’ menu will showcase Claude’s contemporary and light-hearted flair that we’ve come to know from his Mayfair restaurant, Hibiscus. New dishes will join classics from Hibiscus and Bibendum such as oyster omelette […]

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Workout Woes? Be:Fit London is back!

Finding it hard to get motivated, stay on track, or even be bothered to workout? You aren’t alone. Apparently, only one in five women in the UK do enough exercise to stay fit and healthy. This is due to a number of reasons, from continued self-esteem issues, to a lack of non-competitive environments for women to exercise in. Whilst many of us talk about changing, it’s time to actually do something about it. That’s where Be: FIT festival comes in. Aiming to break down these limitations, the festival creates a space for women to come together in solidarity; to support and […]

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Soho’s Music Institute Borderline Reopens

Recently we told you about The Garage which is relaunching in Islington under DHP. This week they are turning their hand to Soho and relaunching another musical institution – Borderline. Borderline has always been about up and coming indie music, with the likes of Rolling Stones, Oasis, Eric Clapton and R.E.M taking to the stage since it first opened back in the 80s – it’s also known for hosting many international stars for their UK debut. Now it’s back with a new look but the same ethos of championing the next big thing and big key international artists. British design and interior […]

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Wright Brothers Open in Battersea

Currently, Nova Victoria is where you’re going to find most of London’s new openings, but the next new opening kid on the block is going to be Circus West – aka Battersea Power Station’s new foodie hub. Joining the likes of Ben’s Canteen, Vagabond and Pedler will be Wright Brothers, who are set to open their fifth restaurant this summer. Continuing their mission to make seafood and oysters more accessible for everyone they will still be hosting regular oyster masterclasses and serving oysters at just £1 a pop. They’ll also be serving up classics like their fruits de mer, Isle […]

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Smokey Tails’ New Bottomless Brunch

It’s Monday, we get it, you had to set an alarm, you had to get on the tube and you’re missing the weekend. Just think though, the weekend is only five short days away (four, if you make Thursday the new Friday) and when the weekend does come again, we have just the brunch for you. The new bottomless brunch at Smokey Tails. This isn’t just any bottomless brunch though; sure, they have bottomless Bloody Marys, Prosecco and mimosas but they also have an all-American menu of bottomless food too. The brunch gods are treating us right; well really owners, […]

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