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Rambla win the 2018 Croqueta Challenge - with a sweet croqueta

Every year the quality of entries to the annual Croqueta Challenge gets better and better and for this year's event, which took place at Ember Yard in Soho tonight, contestants were thrown a new challenge - to make both savoury and sweet croquetas for their entry.

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Counter Culture's next stop on their World Tour is the Caribbean

They've been to Mexico and the South of France, but next up on the world tour at Clapham's Counter Culture is The Caribbean. Every stage features menus influenced by one of the chefs’ own backgrounds. This time it's Jack Barwick who was born and raised in the Cayman Islands and who won Bookatable's young chef of the year 2017.

They say:

Jack's menu will showcase the very best of the Caribbean wit…

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A trio of top mixologists are opening Little Mercies cocktail bar and restaurant in Crouch End

A trio of top mixologists are behind a new cocktail bar and restaurant opening in the heart of Crouch End. And yes, there'll be a boozy weekend brunch.…

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Paris tea masters Mariage Frères are opening a five-storey tea emporium in Covent Garden

France's oldest tea emporium has been operating in Paris since 1854. Now legendary tea company Mariage Frères is coming to London. They'll be offering up five storeys of tea-based wonder in Covent Garden. …

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Temper City has a reinvention - it's all about steaks, tacos and fish now...

 

It's all change at Temper City, one of Neil Rankin's three restaurants in town.

As reported by Big Hospitality back in August, Rankin announced the intention to drop the curry themed menu (which we were rather partial to) and replaced it with something much more similar to the original Temper in Soho. So this means that curry and the thali menu are out - but steak and tacos are in.&nbs…

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New York's Red Farm settles on Covent Garden for its London restaurant

The people behind Pac Man dumplings are coming to London. Expect a modern take on Chinese dim sum with a few NYC influences too. …

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A three course dessert bar pop-up is about to open in East London

Sweet toothed Londoners should make a note in their diary now for a pop-up dessert experience that's hitting London in a few weeks. The Whisk Dessert Bar doesn't mess around with savoury stuff, instead you can enjoy three courses of desserts.

Pastry Chef Simon Jenkins has worked with everyone from Raymond Blanc to Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing. And his desserts do sound intriguing. There's fre…

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Mayfair restaurant Gazelle is about to start doing a very different style of breakfast

If you're after a new way to start the day, or need something a bit different to try the next time you have a breakfast meeting, how about booking the breakfast at Gazelle which starts service in two weeks?

From 8am until 11am, Gazelle morning menu features dishes every bit as unusual as their lunch and dinner offering. So you're unlikely to find smashed avo and poached eggs on sourdough here.

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Goods Office in Stroud Green is Neil Gill's new neighbourhood restaurant

While we wait for Neil Gill to reopen Gilly's Fry Bar in central London he's gone and opened up a neighbourhood restaurant in Crouch Hill.…

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Pizza Pilgrims are coming to The City AND London Bridge and they're bringing the Bread Zeppelin

Pizza Pilgrim fans are about to get two new places to try their favourite pizzas as they arrive in London Bridge AND The City. Plus they're bringing new pizzas with them and the "Bread Zeppelin"...…

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The London Jukebox is coming to Islington with world music and Indian food

The London Jukebox runs world music concerts in London and now they're settling on Upper Street. Expect small music events paired with Indian sharing plates. …

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ZELA London opening at the ME London hotel in Aldwych has backers like Ronaldo and Nadal behind it

Backed by A-list sports people and entertainers, this new restaurant opening at the ME London hotel in Aldwych fuses Mediterranean and Japanese influences.…

Read more: ZELA London opening at the ME London hotel in Aldwych has backers like Ronaldo and Nadal behind it

Kaki brings a huge new authentic Chinese restaurant to King's Cross

Taking over the space left by Canal 125 is this large Chinese restaurant with a menu full of authentic Chinese dishes. …

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Super hip Japanese coffee brand Omotesando Koffee is opening in London's Rathbone Square development

London's Rathbone Square will be the first European opening for this cool coffee chain which originated as a one man spot in Tokyo. …

Read more: Super hip Japanese coffee brand Omotesando Koffee is opening in London's Rathbone Square development

The Coal Office opens at Tom Dixon's new King's Cross headquarters at Coal Drops Yard

With eyepopping interiors by Tom Dixon and food by Palomar chef and restaurateur Assaf Granit, the first restaurant to open at Coal Drops Yard, The Coal Office, sets the bar for the new development sky high.…

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