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Sushi master Endo Kazutoshi is holding an intimate eight-seat pop-up at The Berkeley this summer

Ahead of the opening of his upcoming restaurant at White City, sushi master Endo Kazutoshi is going to be popping up at the Berkeley in Knightsbridge this summer. Kazutoshi - who used to run all things sushi at the Zuma group, and whose White City restaurant will seat just 15 - is going even more exclusive with his Berkeley popup. He'll be serving up a traditional omakase experience to just eight…

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Thanks to Soane’s Kitchen, you can now have bottomless brunch in a walled garden

With bottomless brunches, guest chefs, and a light, summery menu served from within a walled garden, there’s about to be a whole heap of new reasons for you to make the trek out west to Walpole Park and Soane's Kitchen.…

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Som Saa chef sacked over racist social media posts

Updated 15/7/18

Every so often, a restaurant story blows up in real time and over the past weekend, the one to watch involved a chef, Shaun Beagley, who has been working at popular East London Thai restaurant som saa.

Instagrammer midnightbakerliz was the first to draw attention to the appallingly racist content of Beagley's tweets, Instagram account - and, it turns out, YouTube Channel,&nbs…

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Cora Pearl in Covent Garden will be the new restaurant from the Kitty  Fisher's team - updated

Following on the success of their Shepherd Market restaurant, the team behind Kitty Fisher's have announced that their second restaurant will be on Covent Garden's Henrietta Street…

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Kin et Deum is a next generation Thai restaurant coming to London Bridge

A trio of siblings have taken over their dad's restaurant by London Bridge station and given the space and menu a more modern makeover.…

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Eric Chavot confirmed as the chef at Bob Bob Cité in the Leadenhall Building

Soho's iconic restaurant Bob Bob Ricard is opening a second place on the third floor of the Cheesegrater and they've got a top chef to head up the operation…

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US chicken wing chain Wingstop choose Shaftesbury Avenue for their UK flagship restaurant

With 1000 restaurants all over the world it was only a matter of time before chicken wing specialists Wingstop set their sights on London.…

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Retro food gets a makeover at VIVI at Centre Point

If you've got a soft spot for the good old days, then head to VIVI where you can enjoy your chicken a la king in London landmark Centre Point with Vivi. Just head to the bridge link, and look for the PlayPlax inspired lights...…

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Borealis is bringing Nordic food to Fora workspace in Borough

Workspace pioneers Fora who've worked with Stevie Parle at Palatino in Clerkenwell, are teaming up with restaurateur Soren Jessen for their next opening in Borough.…

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Covent Garden winebar Lady of the Grapes will showcase female winemakers with food by Rambla restaurateur

Taking over the space where Encant was, Lady of the Grapes will be a wine bar, shop and restaurant focusing on wines created by female winemakers and will food by restaurateur Victor Garvey.…

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The 40 food and drink names British folk find hardest to pronounce

We don't normally do survey-style stories, but we have to admit being struck by this one today. The survey, for French bakery brand Brioche Pasquier, asked 2000 adults for the food names they found most hard to pronounce. And we'll be honest with you - there are several here we definitely had issues with at some point or another (Quinoa and Acai Berry we're looking at you).

So, how many do you fi…

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Marylebone is getting a posh corner store with Boxcar Baker and Deli opening

Only the best for Marylebone's residents and workers - this new deli and cafe will serve up British produce and Swedish pastries making it a very handy addition to the area.…

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Balans Soho Society have opened their eight restaurant, in Victoria's Cardinal Place

The expansion of Balans Soho Society continues - the group have just opened their eighth place, this time in Victoria. They're the latest restaurant addition to the Cardinal Place Roof Garden.

As per their other restaurants, the menu here relies on quality suppliers like The Ginger Pig and H. Forman & Son for its produce. On the menu you'll find dishes like seared scallops with spiced caulifl…

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Former Gordon Ramsay chef opens takeaway spot Alfs in Bank

After eight years working for Gordon Ramsay and then as a private chef, Angie Steele has opened her first takeaway spot in the heart of the City.…

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Is top LA chef Nancy Silverton bringing Mozza to London?

Earlier in 2018, big-name LA chef Nancy Silverton popped over for an unexpected - and hugely popular - residency in Old Street's Passo. The chef has many, many plaudits to her name, including winning the top James Beard award for outstanding chef. So she's pretty influential. 

Now it seems that there was more to the short residency than it originally appeared. Silverton had brought staff wit…

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