First there was Dry January – a month of abstemiousness after a boozy Christmas and New Year – now there’s Veganuary where restaurants will offer some vegan dishes on their main menu alongside their usual fare throughout the month. This ‘restaurant revolution’ was pioneered by The Humane League UK and Vegan Chef Day and has […]

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Pop-up-goes-permanent – it’s a familiar story these days. But what about ‘permanent-restaurant-not-opening-on-schedule-launches-pop-up-to-keep-its-dream-alive’? Granted, it’s not quite as catchy, but it transpires that that is indeed why chef Scott Hallsworth decided to open a temporary version of his Japanese izakaya (pub), Kurobuta, in October last year. It turns out that before Kurobuta’s arrival last week at its […]

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