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Pastaio announce a long term residency at Giant Robot in Canary Whart

Good news for the pasta loving workers and residents of Canary Wharf - Stevie Parle's Pastaio is coming your way. The perenially popular pasta spot, which opened in Soho this time last year and has been packing them in ever since, has signed up for a long-term residency at Giant Robot.

They'll be taking over the spot previously held by Pocho in the street food trading space at Crossrail Place.

As…

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Netflix signs up Clare Smyth, James Knappett and Jay Rayner for The Final Table chef competition

Update 20/11/18 - the whole series is now available on Netflix right here (assuming you're signed up). Episode 4 is the UK one and yes, the American host's understanding of current British cuisine isn't exactly what we hoped for. Tell us what you thought in the comments below...

  

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With all the excitement about London's very own Asma Khan appearing on Netflix's C…

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Angelina Restaurant will mash up Italian and Japanese food and drink on Dalston Lane

Expect to see a modern take on Japanese and Italian food in this new Dalston restaurant which also sports a tiny Tokyo-style cocktail bar.…

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Bowls comes to Soho serving up, yes, bowl food

This restaurant does what it says on the tin - it serves up bowl food. Those bowls will be inspired by worldwide cuisine, including the Caribbean, South America and South East Asia.…

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The Gallery in South Woodford sees a Gordon Ramsay-trained chef in charge

With a Ramsay trained chef in the kitchen, hopes are high for this new restaurant taking over where The Woodford used to be.…

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St Leonards launches a bargain caviar deal

It's really a testament to how far Shoreditch's restaurant scene has come with the fact that we're bringing you news of a special caviar offer that's just hit EC2.

We've already tried the lunchtime bar menu at St Leonards, but we might have to go back to have a bash at the new Caviar Service they've launched today. All day Monday and at lunchtimes on Saturday you'll be able to get a 10g tin serve…

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Calcutta Canteen by Darjeeling Express is Asma Khan's new all-day cafe - updated

Updated with a first look at the food. As Darjeeling Express goes from strength to strength, Asma Khan has a new venture ready. Calcutta Canteen is an all-day North Indian/Bengali-inspired cafe in Carnaby and the big focus will be on filled bread buns called Pau buns.…

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The Baileys Treat Bar is popping up again in Covent Garden for Christmas

If you're as partial to a bit of Baileys as we are come Christmas then you'll probably be pretty merry to hear that their Christmas pop up Treat Bar is coming back.

They popped up last year serving up boozy hot chocolate, cocktails and other treats and they're back again. So you can order up one of their specials - like Made in Chelsea folk or The Marshmallowist Oonagh Simm's limited edition Bail…

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KERB goes indoors with Seven Dials Market in Covent Garden

Over the years, KERB, after starting at King's Cross, have gone on to conquer all parts of London with their lunchtime street food markets (and some great evening events). And now they've finally decided to go indoors for their next venture, a covered market at Seven Dials. 

They're taking over the 19th century Thomas Neal’s Warehouse in Seven Dials - which was apparently a former banan…

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Boxpark Wembley is opening in Wembley Park bringing LOTS of new food traders and more to the area

14/11/18 - updated with opening date

Hello Wembley! No, not the words out of the mouth of the next star to play at Wembley Stadium but the greeting from all the food traders hitting London for the biggest Boxpark EVER. They're already well established in Shoreditch and Croydon and now they're heading north-west as the latest Boxpark will be at Wembley Park. 

It's going to eclipse what t…

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Everything that's opening at Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross

Coal Drops Yard is a huge undertaking at King's Cross - completely revitalising a large part of the area. The revamp looks quite astonishing and, of course, it brings with is a lot of new restaurants cafes and more (as well as some ace shopping opportunities). 

The Yard has now opened - although some restaurants will open later - but here's everything you need to know about the food at Coal…

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Holloway's Nags Head Market is getting a first floor street food space The Upper Place

Holloway Road's food scene gets a further boost with news that the Nags Head Market is being extended for more street food traders.…

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Now you can get those Ikea meatballs delivered by Uber Eats

If there's one thing that makes the trip to Ikea always a worthwhile endeavour - it's their meatballs. Ikea meatballs, gravy, chips (and the lingonberry sauce, maybe) are a not-so-guilty pleasure for many. And us - we could eat dozens of them.

But getting to an Ikea store isn't that easy. A couple of years back, we had the Ikea pop-up shop and dining room in Shoreditch - but now they've gone one…

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Hawley Wharf Camden is coming, bringing 60 new places to eat with it

Very much "a thing" at the moment seems to be the creation of new hubs all over London - mixing up housing, office space and shops - but with food and drink being a really big part of that. We've had Nova in Victoria, Bloomberg Arcade, St James's Market - and the most recent obvious example being Coal Drops Yard. Now it's time for Camden to enter the fray. 

It's all part of a new canals…

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Goose Island Shoreditch Brewpub promises a holy trinity of beer, pizzas and live music

Expect a holy trinity of beer, food and live music at this American beer company's first UK brewpub which has landed on Shoreditch High Street.…

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