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Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dies at 61

Anthony Bourdain, arguably one of the most famous food celebrities in the world, has died at the age of 61. At the time of writing, information is unclear, but it's being reported as an apparent suicide. 

The statement - released by CNN, reads:

"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. His love of great adventure, new friends, f…

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10 Anthony Bourdain quotes on food that show what a top bloke he was

This feature could have been ten times as long, because so much of what Anthony Bourdain said or wrote was - well - brilliant. You may not have agreed with him, but then as Bourdain himself, said, that was OK too.

In honour of the chef, writer and TV presenter who was found dead today,  we picked ten of our favourite Bourdain quotes to show why what he wrote and broadcast made such a differe…

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BOB's Lobster Wine Bar and Kitchen is opening at London Bridge

Bob's Lobster are the latest to graduate from street food markets to a place they can call their own. They're setting up shop in the arches of the fully revamped London Bridge station. And yes, there will be lobster.…

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Morso brings grappa galore and homemade pasta to NW8

The team behind Morso have been biding their time at their Bloomsbury and Holloway Road pop-ups, but now they’ve finally secured a permanent location in NW8 from which to dish out sharing plates, pastas, and cocktails made with their beloved grappa.…

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New London restaurant openings to look forward to this Summer

We've rounded up the key restaurants you need to have on your restaurant radar this summer - all of which will make staying in town over the summer a total delight.  …

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Old Chang Kee are bringing their famous curry puffs to London

Singapore's famous curry puff house is opening its first UK restaurant in Covent Garden serving up the signature puffs alongside curry and laksa.…

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Ex Fat Duck head chef and sommelier are teaming up for a new London restaurant

Ex Fat Duck Executive Head Chef's next venture will be in London and that he's also teaming up with another Fat Duck Alumni, Master Sommelier Isa Bal.…

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L'oscar London opening in Holborn sees NoMad and Hotel Costes designer take on London

Holborn's credentials as a dining destination just got a boost with the news that L'oscar London is opening with a Michelin-starred chef in the restaurant and an all day cafe planned too.…

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Hank's Burgers and Beers are coming to the Deptford Market yard arches

They've been a staple of the Deptford street food scene for some time, and now Hank's are launching their first permanent site in an arch at Deptford Market Yard, with their Burgers and Beer restaurant.

It's clearly a does-what-it-says-on-the-tin type of place - with the burger offering being:

  • The Big Cheese - 6oz aged beef patty, American cheese, Hank’s secret burger sauce, lettuce and pin…

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Mao Chow vegan Chinese brings its devilled eggs and sashimi to Behind The Wall

 

East London's popular vegan Chinese restaurant Mao Chow broke the hearts of plant eaters across town when its last pop-up at Pamela finished. But now owner Julian Denis whose self-proclaimed "inauthentic Chinese Food" broke Instagram with shots of incredibly realistic looking vegan 'eggs' in various Chinese dishes has moved it to a more permanent footing.

They open at Behind the Wall in Ha…

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Neptune at The Principal London Hotel is the new seafood restaurant from the Richmond team

Having closed The Richmond in Hackney, Brett Redman and Margaret Crow are back in the seafood game with their new restaurant at the swanky Principal Hotel London on Russell Square.…

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Native are moving to Flatiron Square from Covent Garden

Updated 4/6/18 with soft launch details

Last week, we were a little concerned to see Covent Garden restaurant Native announcing that they were closing down due to planning permission being declined.

But the good news is that they already have a new home to go to. Today they've announced they'll be moving into bigger, better premises over at Flat Iron Square. The new space will have twice the capa…

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The Good Egg are bringing America's finest bagels to London this summer

If you've read about NYC deli Russ & Daughters and the amazing Ivan Ramen but haven't yet made the trip to The Big Apple to try their food then sit back and enjoy as the best of North American's delis, restaurants and bagel bakeries are coming to London.

It's all part of The Good Egg's Beer + Bagels series. They've persuaded some really interesting folk to head on over to London to create sig…

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Former Hedone chef Lee Skeet is doing a Hackney supperclub

If there ever were a pop-up event we would urge you to book it's the upcoming one-day superclub from Lee Skeet. Skeet, the former Head Chef at Hedone, who trained under Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing and Tom Aikens, is only just returning to the pass after a horrific accident. The chef and his son were nearly killed in a hit and run accident a year ago in Cornwall and it's taken him until now to g…

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 The new Patty and Bun at Borough will be their most ambitious yet

There's a big new Patty & Bun planned for Borough High Street and this one is going to launch with an exclusive breakfast menu. The space is big too with a floor devoted to groups and parties.…

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