How posh can you push the humble hot dog? We’ll find out on Monday October 10, when the Charlotte Street sausages-and-champagne bar Bubbledogs hosts its first ever Hot Dog Challenge, to celebrate its fourth anniversary and raise money for charity. A line-up of London’s hottest chefs will be taking part, including James Lowe of Lyle’s, José Pizarro, Tomos Parry from […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. […]

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The duo behind Marble Arch’s little taste of San Sebastian, Donostia, have added a sister restaurant just across the road from the original. Lurra –inspired by the charcoal and wood grills (or Erretegias) found throughout the Basque country – opened in Seymour Place on 2 September. Donostia arrived on the London dining scene in 2012 courtesy […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz.       Trending […]

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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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