The Oxford Cultural Collective has announced a new series of food talks at Carousel restaurant. Migrations: all our voices will discuss how migration has helped propel Britain’s food culture, and how the restaurant industry has benefited from diversity and learning. The new series will celebrate the positive role migrants have played in food, and how […]

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Harden’s regular round-up of the restaurant critics from the week ending 2 June 2019. The Sea, The Sea, London SW3 Marina O’Loughlin for The Sunday Times has “stumbled across the living definition of the word “precious”: a seafood restaurant, a fishmonger and a champagne bar in — where else? — Chelsea”. From the people behind […]

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Nutshell, a modern Iranian-inspired restaurant, will open in Covent Garden in July. An announcement from founders Marwa Alkhalaf (who spent time at The Greenhouse), and Mohammad Paknejad, said: “Nutshell’s intention is to re-create the warm, welcoming atmosphere of home in a contemporary setting and offer a feast for the senses.” It will be, quite simply, […]

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A new craft bar and kitchen will open in the heart of Bethnal Green next month. Fugitive Motel [great name] will marry pastries and speciality coffee by day with night-time cocktails, craft beers and sourdough pizzas. It all sounds very East London… there’s even talk of low-alcohol beverages, which are apparently all the rage [well, […]

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