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Mark Wahlberg’s Burgers Come To London

If you thought that sibling rivalry was getting out of hand when you handmade your mum’s birthday card to top-trump your sister’s Hallmark offering, then step aside and see how it’s really done. What do you do if one of your brothers was a star of boy band New Kids On The Block and the other is none other than international Hollywood A-Lister Mark Wahlberg? Well the answer, it seems, is launch a highly successful chain of top-end burger joints. Led by Paul Wahlberg, alongside his brothers, Wahlburgers will open its first branch outside North America when it comes to Covent […]

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Evans & Peel Pharmacy: A Top Secret Bar

It’s unlikely you’ve ever been to a pharmacy for fun, (we say unlikely because we’re not going to judge), no your usual trips probably involve prescriptions and mystery rashes. That was until now. Five years ago, a bar opened up in Earls Court masquerading as detective agency, those in the know, knew that to gain access they just had to explain their case to the detective, well now Evans & Peel are dabbling in pharmaceuticals as the Evans & Peel Pharmacy opens in Chiswick. Upon entering the 1920’s pharmacy, you’ll meet the legendary pharmacist, before making your way to the […]

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by CHLOE. NYC’s Coolest Vegan Restaurant Opens in London

by CHLOE. – it’s got one of those names, hasn’t it? The sort of name that you’ll see all over Instagram, a name that if you say, ‘I’m just going to get a salad from by CHLOE.’ your life is suddenly something off Pinterest, you probably went to HIIT at 6am and down ginger shots for fun. But we’re ok with that because by CHLOE. is the super successful US-based, plant-based, fast-casual restaurant and soon by CHLOE London will open in Covent Garden. Having opened in 2015 in the West Village, New York City, they’ve now gone on to open […]

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Butterscotch Bakery Opens in Old Street Station

When it comes to cakes and American food, Bea Vo is a bit of a pro. She was the founder of Bea’s of Bloomsbury and is founder and executive chef of Stax, Boondocks and The Famous Flames and now she is about to open a new bakery, Butterscotch, in Old Street Station. It’s all about American home cooking, so, along with brownies, cupcakes and marshmallows, Bea will be cooking pies, cobblers, breads and muffins, with gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options too. Cupcakes include peanut butter Reese’s peanut butter cup; pistachio vanilla and chocolate fudge. Brownies aren’t just your usual […]

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Leicester Square Kitchen Opens

May Fair Kitchen and Monmouth Kitchen are set to get a sister restaurant in the form of the Leicester Square Kitchen, opening at the start of the next month and serving up a contemporary Mexican and Peruvian menu. There’ll be a Mexican-inspired Mayan-spiced marinated chicken ensalada with cashews, black lime and sesame oil; prawn soft tacos with spicy papaya habanero salsa; robata-grilled pisco-glazed smoked paprika ribs and lime; robata-seared tenderstem broccoli and charred kale and shimeji mushroom anticucho served in a hot clay pot. Pudding will revolve around the likes of coconut, lime, guava and mango whilst on the cocktail […]

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Saucy Chip Gets a Permanent Home

For the last three years, Saucy Chip have been touring the country in their red, white and blue Citroen H truck, amassing loyal fans including Cara Delevingne, Noel Gallagher and Prince Harry and serving up the likes of Rock and Roll Chips – chips covered 24-hour steeped beef gravy and topped with oozing melted Red Leicester and Cheddar,  basically portions of heaven. Now, drum roll please, they have a found a permanent home in London’s Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen and it opens today. Hurrah! The menu will include all the current festival favourites such as their five signature gourmet chip […]

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Selfridges’ New Rooftop Restaurant

Who’d have thought that Selfridges and restaurateur Des McDonald would be on their seventh rooftop collaboration already? But they are, it’s launching next week and it’s bringing Californian vibes to the heart of the city. Inspired by West Coast cool, the Roof Deck Restaurant & Bar is all warm timber beams, low hanging wicker lighting, sanded parquet flooring, tropical foliage, suspended planters and views out across London. On balmy summer evenings, you can pretend you’re about to head to the beach, when it rains, there’s a retractable roof so you can stay dry and then go home and plan an […]

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Stagolee’s: Fulham’s New Chicken and Liquor Joint

Fulham prepare yourself, this month you’re going to see the opening of Stagolee’s, a restaurant serving Southern American food and Moonshine drinks. It’s a hot chicken and liquor joint. It’s the work of Texan chef Ashley Harris (she’s worked at the acclaimed Rainbow Room in New York and has trained under Chef Tom Aikens) and Jordan Harris, a native of Nashville, Tennessee and all round food lover. On the comfort food scale, the dishes are right at the top, Ashley’s drawn inspiration from her grandmother’s soulful approach to cooking to create a menu full of big flavours and with plenty […]

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The Diner Islington Reopens

You might have noticed that The Diner Islington hasn’t been looking like it’s normal self recently, it’s been undergoing an eight- week makeover, but now it’s ready to reveal itself to the wide world…well Islington anyway. It’s said to be edgier than before, think of it as a mix between Rebel Without a Cause and Pulp Fiction. It’s going to be serving up all day breakfasts, burgers, shakes, craft beers and Bloody Mary’s – basically everything you need to either induce or cure a hangover. If you’re into your hard shakes then you’re in luck, they’ve got plenty of them. […]

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Lewisham’s New Restaurant: Sparrow

What’s in a name? Well, if you’re husband and wife team, Terry Blake and Yohini Nandakumar, your restaurant name, Sparrow, reflects the kind of food they want to make, because like a sparrow their new Lewisham restaurant won’t be specific to a place or country. Opening next Tuesday, the menu will be a homage to the food they love. The couple met when they worked together at St. John’s and they’ll bring together Terry’s experience as a chef at the likes of BAO, Merchant’s Tavern and Amisfield and Saffron in New Zealand; with Yohini’s experiences at Pollen Street Social, The […]

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