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Boxcar’s Back with a Bakery in Marylebone

Boxcar is like that friendly neighbour that takes your parcels when you’re out and invites you round for a cuppa. Reliable, part of the neighbourhood and not going anywhere fast. That’s why we’re so glad Boxcar Butcher and Grill was a success, because it means we now get to experience the goods of their new baker and deli opening in Marylebone. Tomorrow, Boxcar’s Baker Store and Deli will throw its doors open to reveal goodies galore. Again, playing to that cosy neighbourhood vibe there will be homemade goods that you’ll not only know, but love (we’re sure). As well as […]

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Check Out The New Aussie Restaurant Coming To Soho

Put another shrimp on the barbie, head down to Ramsey Street and let’s do a bush-tucker challenge while listening to Men At Work. Or let’s forget all the cliches and instead head to Scarlett Green for a real taste of Antipodean living. The restaurant, inspired by Melbourne and Sydney cafe culture, is opening in the centre of Soho next month and looks set to be the perfect place to find healthy food in a relaxed yet buzzing atmosphere. And founder Daisy Green certainly has form, she’s already made a mark on London cafe culture with openings including Timmy Green in […]

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Dip in Brilliant: Chelsea’s New Punjabi Restaurant

The Prince of Wales, Tina Turner and Kevin Costner all walk into a restaurant…it’s Brilliant, the iconic Southall restaurant. The restaurant that opened back in 1975 by culinary star Dipna Anand’s family. Now, 43 years later and it’s Dipna Anand’s turn to open her first solo restaurant, Dip in Brilliant. Opening today in Chelsea, Dip in Brilliant is a relaxed Punjabi café with a menu that gives a nod to the Brilliant brand. Dishes include chicken tikka masala, papri chaat, tandoori mix grill and biryanis There’ll also be original recipes from the first Brilliant restaurant that Dipna’s grandfather, Bishen Dass, […]

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Psycle Design New Poké Dish

If your January diet is yet to materialise then Ahi Poké has the answer. Fitness gurus Psycle London has teamed up with the poké specialists to produce a new solution to get you along the road to healthiness. Ahi Poké has come up with a limited edition poké bowl, with the help of nutritionist, Rhian Stephenson, the  CEO of boutique fitness studios Psycle, a health combo made in heaven. The bowl will include kale (naturally) topped with marinated tofu, pickled ginger, kimchi cucumber, coconut roasted sweet potato, burnt corn, coriander and a green tahini dressing. As if you needed any […]

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Greyhound Cafe: Top Thai Restaurant Lands in Fitzrovia

You’re going to have to Thai us down, we’re that excited about the launch of Greyhound Café in Fitzrovia. Greyhound is coming to the UK from Thailand, via Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore and celebrates the best of Thai cuisine and culture and though it doesn’t open until January, we’re already preparing ourselves. The Bangkok restaurant was originally a Thai fashion house, launched by Bhanu Inkawat in 1980. In 1998 Inkawat launcheed the original Geyhound Café in the upmarket area of Bangkok’s Sukhumvit and the rest is history. Today there are 17 Greyhound Cafés across Asia. Greyhound will be set […]

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The Ultimate Eclair Shop Opens In Soho

If a profiterole’s the way you roll, or if you’re there at the drop of an eclair, then the news that Maître Choux is coming to Soho will set your patisserie-loving tastebuds alight. It’s been 2 years since the world’s first choux pastry specialist opened in South Kensington. Since then it’s become almost normal to see celebrities queuing outside with the locals, patiently waiting for their delicate freshly-made eclairs, choux and chouquettes.  Master Patissier Joakim Prat, the 3 Michelin star-experienced chef and the brains behind Maître Choux has made sure it’s a shop that demands attention. And that’s a good […]

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The Shoreditch Restaurant Heading West

Shoreditch stalwart Rochelle Canteen is about to whackamole at the other end of town, and in a very different venue. Famous for creating their school bike-shed restaurant in the heart of E2, Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold are bringing their ‘no rules, and everything will be great – we like parties and we like to have fun’ mantra to the Institute of Contemporary Arts. The ICA is currently in a state of creative flux, with a new director in Stefan Kalmár who is anxious to reclaim the organisation as a centre for radical culture and progressive thought, and bringing in […]

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Farm Girl Opens in Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty’s three-storey flagship store at No.1 Carnaby is already the perfect pace for ladies that lunge to get kitted out, and now ladies what lunch can get involved too; health cafe Farm Girl has opened a concession. Farm Girl is the sort of Australian-inspired café that health conscious customers go mad for and with good reason. Loaded with superfood ingredients Sweaty Betty shoppers can now call in for their signature dishes including build-your-own-breakfast bowls and gluten-free doughnuts or celebrate completing laps of the shop at Farm Girl’s first cocktail bar, featuring alcoholic drinks using strawberry, acai and lavender infused […]

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Waka up and smell the Nikkei

Waka’s going to be a cracker when it opens on Eastcheap this week. The new grab-and-go brand will bring Nikkei, a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine, to The City. While the food may have started it’s evolution in Peru in the 1800s as Japanese migrants combined home cooking with local ingredients, the took and feel of Waka is entirely twenty-first century. The menu, prepared daily, will include sea bass ceviche with wasabi leche de tigre, hot chicken teriyaki rice bowls with Peruvian purple potato or try the salmon tiradito with apple and passionfruit sauce. All items are presented in […]

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Brie-liant News, La Fromagerie’s New Shop Opens

You’ve Gouda be kidding us! Another La Fromagerie’s opening and, listen Caerphilly, this time they’re coming to Bloomsbury. Could things get any Feta? Our favourite cheese emporium, La Fromagerie, has long been supplying their incredible selection of whiffy wares to some of the best chefs and restaurants in London from their shops in Marylebone and Highbury. This September they will open their third shop, cafe and tasting room. The wedge-like site on the corner of Lambs Conduit Street will feature their signature Cheese Room, a shop selling seasonal fruit and veg and will accompany a 26-cover bar cafe and bar with […]

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