Taste of London has returned to Regent’s Park in celebration of London’s dynamic food scene. The event runs until June 17 and features restaurants such as Ikoyi, Sartoria, Cinnamon Bazaar, The Modern Pantry, Barrafina, Bar Douro, Bao, and so, so many more. The biannual food festival takes place every June and November and aims to […]

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Guest reviewing in The Evening Standard this week was Hamish MacBain, who reviewed the resurrected gastropub The Hero of Maida (8/10). Formerly The Truscott Arms, it was saved following a community campaign, and now (headed up by Henry Harris of “much-missed restaurant Racine”) has “an overwhelming air of much-more-poshness” than its predecessor. The “menu follows […]

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Savage Garden

A new destination rooftop bar is to open in the Hilton at Tower Hill, 12 storeys above the City. Savage Garden will bring a “brutally botanical vibe, opulent interiors, and an expansive al fresco terrace”, with experimental cocktails and food offerings. Head of Mixology André Cavalheiro has designed an outlandish drinks menu, with “creative concoctions” […]

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The Bildeston Crown

Country pub The Bildeston Crown is hosting a series of summer events in celebration of Suffolk’s food producers and chefs. Suffolk has long been a favourite of food lovers. The Suffolk Wool Towns, whose heritage stretches back to the 15 century, provide a rustic idyll to the region’s food and culture. Hardens says: “For ‘creative […]

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