Latest news

Latest news

KERB is going completely meat-free in Devonshire Square

A brand new KERB street food market is on the way but it's one with a difference - it'll be completely meat-free. They're linking up with WeWork, who have a location on the square and who already have a meat-free policy in action. 

This will be the 10th KERB market, and as well as the traders on show, they'll also be developing future vegan and vegetarian offers there with their "inKERBator"…

Read more: KERB is going completely meat-free in Devonshire Square

Henry Harris' latest pub is The Harlot in Chiswick

This is the fourth pub to be launched by famed chef Henry Harris, following successes elsewhere in town. This time the food will have a Mediterranean vibe. …

Read more: Henry Harris' latest pub is The Harlot in Chiswick

Ping Coombes brings Ping Pan Asian to Selfridges

Ping Coombes, the 2014 MasterChef winner, is bringing her Malaysian food to Selfridges Kitchen with the opening of Ping Pan Asian. …

Read more: Ping Coombes brings Ping Pan Asian to Selfridges

Pret's Autumn menu introduces power omelettes - and the pumpkin latte is back

No matter what the forecasters are saying about a last minute Indian summer, Autumn is definitely on the way. And the imminent arrival of Pret's Autumn menu in two weeks time seals the deal. Here's what you need to look out for...

1. Power Omelettes are go!

Apparently these are some of the most popular breakfast items in Pret's US stores. There's a veggie Egg White Power Omelette and a Ham &…

Read more: Pret's Autumn menu introduces power omelettes - and the pumpkin latte is back

Francis Mallmann comes to London popping up at Mayfair's CUT

 

CUT have had their fair share of impressive pop-ups, and now they've managed to lure over hugely influential chef Francis Mallmann to London. The Argentinean chef (probably Argentina's most famous chef) will be taking over CUT at 45 Park Lane (Wolfgang Puck's restaurant) for three nights only in October.

On the menu will be:

  • Smashed crusty Andean potato with smoked butter an…

Read more: Francis Mallmann comes to London popping up at Mayfair's CUT

Baby Bao bring their Taiwanese buns and beer from Brighton to London's Haymarket

Popular Brighton street food folk Baby Bao have opened their first standalone restaurant on London's Haymarket serving up what they hope will be a winning mixture of bao and beer.…

Read more: Baby Bao bring their Taiwanese buns and beer from Brighton to London's Haymarket

From a personalised pork pie to a tab at the Guinea Grill Hollow Legs' charity raffle is worth a go

Here at Hot Dinners we're all for ways to enjoy yourself that also have the rather lovely side bonus of doing good. So when blogger and cookbook author Lizzie Mabbott (aka Hollow Legs) told us about her charity raffle, stacked with top foodie prizes to be won, it seemed like something you should all know about.

Lizzie is cycling - mad thing that she is - 500km across Kenya with Child.Org in Novem…

Read more: From a personalised pork pie to a tab at the Guinea Grill Hollow Legs' charity raffle is worth a go

Chipnation comes to Soho serving up just that - chips

Ever wanted a place that would just concentrate on getting its chips right? Where that's all you could order without being bothered by any of that fish or burger nonsense? Well, here's your chance as Chipnation is opening on Soho. 

Yes, it just serves up chips. And it's mainly a takeaway spot - not a place where you linger with them, more something to take on the streets with you around…

Read more: Chipnation comes to Soho serving up just that - chips

Kutir in Chelsea will be ex-Gymkhana chef Rohit Ghai's first solo restaurant

The chef and GM who headed up London's top Indian restaurants including Gymkhana and Jamavar are opening their first solo venture in Chelsea. Expect this to be one of the biggest openings of the Autumn.…

Read more: Kutir in Chelsea will be ex-Gymkhana chef Rohit Ghai's first solo restaurant

The Wolseley team are opening Soutine in St John's Wood

Updated 13/9/18 with name and opening date

So this is a bit of a surprise. We weren't expecting to hear about a new Corbin and King (The Wolseley, Delaunay, Zedel et al) restaurant opening, but in an email today Jeremy King announced they'll be opening in St John's Wood.

"I am delighted to let you that we have just received the keys to a new site in St John’s Wood – on the High Street." said Jere…

Read more: The Wolseley team are opening Soutine in St John's Wood

Asma Khan talks about her upcoming episode on Netflix's Chef's Table

We've known for quite a while that London's very own Asma Khan was going to be the star of the upcoming Netflix TV series but were sworn to secrecy until Netflix deemed it time to go live with the info. And, honestly, we just couldn't be more pleased. Asma's rise to star restaurateur and chef status hasn't been an easy one, as she tells us below, but it's most definitely been an inspirational one…

Read more: Asma Khan talks about her upcoming episode on Netflix's Chef's Table

The next Chick n' Sours is coming to Upper Street, Islington

The masters of fried chicken are back with their "third album". This time they're on Islington's Upper Street with new dishes, an outside space and all the fried favourites from the original (yes, the Szechuan Aubergine). All that and their signature sour cocktails too. …

Read more: The next Chick n' Sours is coming to Upper Street, Islington

The duo behind Breddos Tacos are opening Super Tacos at Market Hall Fulham

The Breddos Tacos pair's plot for world domination continues with their expansion into south west London. They're joining the list of food traders at Market Hall Fulham with a Tijuana-inspired taco space.…

Read more: The duo behind Breddos Tacos are opening Super Tacos at Market Hall Fulham

Two Lights in Shoreditch is the next restaurant from the Clove Club team with Chase Lovecky in charge

The team behind The Clove Club have a new restaurant on the way - but it's a bit of a departure for them. This time they're helping American chef Chase Lovecky open his own restaurant in Dalston. …

Read more: Two Lights in Shoreditch is the next restaurant from the Clove Club team with Chase Lovecky in charge

Art Yard Bar and Kitchen to open at the Bankside Hotel on Blackfriars Road

Bringing in chef Lee Streeton from 45 Jermyn Street shows this new Blackfriars all day spot means business. Tucked into the Bankside Hotel it'll feature modern art everywhere and a menu that shows similar creativity.…

Read more: Art Yard Bar and Kitchen to open at the Bankside Hotel on Blackfriars Road

Hot Dinners recommends

Test Drive

Hot Dinners on Instagram