⦿ Jay Rayner of The Observer reviewed The Other Naughty Piglet, a branch of Brixton’s Naughty Piglets inside Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new theatre in Victoria, The Other Place, where he found “a kind of modern British cooking with wallops of umami”. “Sometimes the cleverness is textural. A pile of white crab meat sits atop a heap of […]

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This summer, the UK’s largest official BBQ competition will take place in Walthamstow, 5-6 September. The King of the Grill is at the heart of Grillstock, a BBQ and music festival founded in Bristol in 2010, introducing the concept of competition BBQ to the UK. The event’s popularity has grown over the years and now the meat, […]

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The family behind popular Walthamstow Village bistro Eat 17 (and its neighbouring Spar shop) has opened a restaurant, burger bar and convenience store in Clapton. Taking over the site of a former snooker hall, the O’Connor brothers (Daniel and Chris), alongside Siobhan O’Donnell and James Brundle, have launched a multi-tier offering, with burgers and groceries […]

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