The team behind hit Hackney venue Pidgin are to open a modern British interpretation of a Chinese dim sum restaurant in Mayfair, with service based around trolleys and trays laden with small plates. Magpie launches in Heddon Street, off Regent Street, next month. True to its name, dishes will be “stolen” from an eclectic range […]

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Former Pidgin head chef Elizabeth Allen will offer diners a taste of what to expect from her new restaurant, Shibui, with a two-week residency at Carousel in Marylebone starting on January 17. Billed as a sophisticated approach to barbecue, Shibui will have both European and east Asian influences, reflecting Allen’s dual British and Singaporean heritage. […]

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The team behind the tiny Hackney restaurant Pidgin, one of the new stars of east London dining, has opened an even smaller wine bar three minutes’ walk away. Enfant Terrible is billed as “a gonzo take on the tiny wine bars of Paris”, serving elevated snacks such as mutton tartare with roasted rice, brown butter and […]

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