A Spanish-Israeli fusion restaurant opened this week in a German-owned boutique hotel in Covent Garden. Penelope’s is named after the daughter of Hotel Amano co-founder Ariel Schiff (pictured, middle), who grew up between Tel Aviv and souther Spain. Dishes on the menu include Israeli-style paella with whole lobster, freekeh and gin-tomato sauce; Israeli sofrito combining […]

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Sunda Kitchen, a new Southeast Asian restaurant and cocktail bar, opened in Covent Garden this week from Jamie Younger, co-owner of Thai food pioneer the Begging Bowl in Peckham. Occupying the former site of Wahlburgers in James Street, Sunda has a menu of snacks and sharing plates including Thai KFC cauliflower with tamarind mayo, Malaysian […]

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