Jay Rayner in The Observer keeps things on The Straight and Narrow, a piano bar and restaurant in east London’s Docklands… “Food and music are meant to go together. Jazz, which is what I have spent most of my adult life at the keyboard wrestling with, was born in restaurants like this. “The Straight and Narrow has […]

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Carl Clarke has secured a second site for his “fun and buzzy” little fried chicken specialist Chick ‘n’ Sours, which opened on Dalston’s main drag last year. The new Seven Dials venue will open in mid-September and have a short, punchy menu of free-range herb-fed fried chicken alongside the restaurant’s trademark sour cocktails – an “excellent […]

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Pop-up maestro Carl Clarke has found a permanent home at Chick ‘n’ Sours, a new fried chicken restaurant opening in Dalston in April. Serving a short menu of ‘reimagined fried chicken’ this achingly hip operation uses only free-range, herb-fed fried chicken (natch) from Pilmoore Grange Farm in Yorkshire and dishes up ‘whimsical sides’, alongside sour […]

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