This August bank holiday, Shing Tat Chung, Erchen Chang and Wai Ting Chung will launch a weekend breakfast at Café BAO in King’s Cross, drawing influence from Taiwanese cuisine and the western-style cafes found throughout Asia. The menu combines both eastern and western breakfast classics, alongside a line-up of BAO Bakery Goods that Café BAO […]

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“Fast ’n’ furious” Taiwanese bun favourite Bao is opening a third site in foodie Borough. The site, on the edge of Borough Market, will launch in spring next year, joining the two existing Bao shops in Soho and Fitzrovia. The new premises have the backing of JKS Restaurants, the ever-more omnipresent powers-behind-the-throne of numerous well-liked […]

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Jay Rayner in The Observer enjoys a knowing attempt to bring the street inside at Borough Market’s El Pastór (from Barrafina founders, the Hart bros)… It’s “a fun space of bare brick and shiny metal and colourful murals; a knowing attempt to bring the street inside”, with “tequilas in worryingly large servings” and  “pork shoulder, marinated and […]

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