The Balham Food Festival is once again kicking off with the Balham Banquet on Sunday 24 September between 11a m-5 pm on Hildreth Street and Bedford Hill Place, showcasing the vibrant local food offering. In its third year the Balham Banquet offers a funday for all, attracted over 1,500 local residents and visitors last year. With […]

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Jay Rayner weighs in on the north/south restaurant divide question The Observer’s critic-in-chief heads to Manchester to try out the new Hawksmoor and stumbles across a veggie dining room, 1847, serving great food – well, apart from the desserts. Read our roundup of restaurant news in Manchester and enter our Hawksmoor Manchester competition.     […]

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Spanish food importer and restaurant group Brindisa Tapas Kitchens will add a fifth London outpost to its growing empire with the launch of Morada Brindisa Asador in Soho. Opening in March in Rupert Street, practically next door to the acclaimed Israeli newcomer The Palomar, the concept introduces a whole new Spanish dining tradition with which […]

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Borough Market fixture Brindisa will celebrate a decade of serving tapas this year. To mark the occasion the restaurant group, which now has four sites, is to offer customers a week of Spanish feasting at the prices of 10 years ago. From 13-19 October, Brindisa’s top 10 tapas dishes – padron peppers, chorizo, garlic chilli prawns, tortillas, […]

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