With Songkran (Thai New Year) around the corner, 13-15 April, we’ve decided to bring you a list of the top 10 places to get an authentic taste of Thai cooking in London, according to our survey. Still one of our reporters’ favourite cuisines for a cheap eat that packs a big punch…   Som Saa E1 “Your […]

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This April, James Lowe’s spartan Shoreditch restaurant Lyle’s – “a pioneer in the new world of London restaurants and the UK scene generally” – will fly over Sean Gray and Su Wong Ruiz of Momofuku Ko in NYC. The trio will host two dinners at Lyle’s on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 April. Executive chef Sean will […]

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Soho’s “inspired” and “palate-searing” Thai BBQ spot Kiln has teamed up with Clapton’s trendy wine and food shop P.Franco and London’s other kings of Thai spicing som saa for a one-off collaboration that will transform the Brewer Street restaurant into a standing-room-only Larb Bar. The walk-ins only event takes place on 26 March from 6 pm. Tickets […]

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London’s favourite Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes (Taberna do Mercado and once upon a time Viajante) has been talking about launching a fine dining supper club for some time (a revival of his Loft Project of sorts). Now it seems the dream has finally come to fruition with the arrival of a 14-seater, tasting menu-only dining […]

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Tomos Parry, formerly of Kitty Fisher’s, will open his first restaurant – Brat – in Shoreditch on St Patrick’s Day next month (17 March). His Welsh heritage and love of Basque cuisine and cooking methods influence the seasonal British food, which will be cooked over an open fire. Brat is a colloquial term for turbot, […]

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Chefs Selin Kiazim (Oklava) and Pip Lacey (Hicce) join forces to create a truly unique menu at Oklava in Shoreditch next Thursday 1 March to celebrate International Women’s Day.  They met while filming BBC2’s Great British Menu and have wanted to work together ever since. The special £65 menu will include collaborative dishes such as: Sumac […]

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temper City EC2 25 January, 7.30 pm £80 pp Neil Rankin’s Square Mile newcomer will be throwing a Scottish knees up to celebrate Burns Night this year, hosted by comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli. Guests are invited to revel in a celebration of all things Scottish, from the bagpipes and haggis to Deep Fried Mars Bars and Irn Bru. There […]

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This month a modern interpretation of a classic French crêperie comes to the byways just south of Old Spitalfields Market. L’Ami Malo will open in Artillery Passage with a 50% off food soft launch between 16-27 January ahead of its official launch on 29 January. French owners Emilien Lesourd and Vincent Couvreur, alongside Breton-born head chef Williams […]

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Street food traders Garrett and Emer FitzGerald launch their first permanent restaurant at the end of November on the former site of Santo Remedio in Rivington Street, Shoreditch, serving premium fried chicken sandwiches to dine-in and takeaway. To celebrate the arrival of Butchies on 27 November 500 free fried chicken sandwiches are available for the […]

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Do you dream about the amazing dishes being prepared on MasterChef: The Professionals? For those of you that want to put yourself in Monica Galetti and Marcus Wareing’s shoes, you can try some of the dishes for yourself at Adam Handling’s The Frog E1, Shoreditch. Jamie Park, the restaurant’s head chef and contestant on MasterChef: […]

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