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Salt Bae is opening a Nusr-Et steakhouse in London

30/1/18 - updated with location and more info

Sometimes restaurants take a little while to get from concept to actually coming to life and this is a good example. Exactly one year to the day since we talked about Internet sensation/meme Salt Bae opening a London restaurant, we finally have some real details. 

As it's been a while, here's a little catch up on "who in the hell is Salt Bae?" We…

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Linda Lee’s On the Dak opens in Covent Garden with heaps of Korean chicken

Sweet soy fried chicken, barbecue chicken, chicken noodle soup… Linda Lee’s newest Korean restaurant is based in Covent Garden and is all about the poultry.…

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Tickets on sale for National Chicken Wing Day

If you love chicken wings, then perhaps you already know that London's had its own chicken wing festival since 2014. London Wing Fest has been showcasing the best chicken wings around thanks to the efforts of Randy's Wing Bar.

But did you also know that that the humble chicken wing is now SO popular in the UK it's getting its very own day of celebration, Mr Hyde National Chicken Wing Day?

If you…

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Vegetables take centre stage at Plant Life festival at Camden's Roundhouse

Veggies, vegans, flexitarians or even meat eaters who love veg - you're all welcome at a new two-day festival celebrating edible plants. Hitting Camden this summer, Plant Life is bringing together some powerhouse chefs who'll be talking about the joys of a plant-based diet. The good news is that it's not just talk - there'll be workshops and cooking as well.

The festival was conceived of by Franc…

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A second By Chloe. is coming to London at Tower Bridge

The popular US vegan chain is following up its first opening in Covent Garden with it's second at One Tower Bridge. Expect vegan fast food aplenty.  …

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Stem comes to Mayfair from the team behind Neo Bistro and Anglo

Mark Jarvis is expanding his modern British empire by opening a new Mayfair restaurant - the third in the group…

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Duck and Waffle chef Dan Doherty joins Mary Berry on BBC's new Britain's Best Cook show

Dan Doherty, executive chef of the Duck and Waffle is a busy chap. Over the past year he's also been busy running a series of supperclubs for his Sprout concept, he then became a dad and now he's taking on the world of TV.

In an Instagram post at the weekend, Doherty revealed that he's joining the judges panel of the new Mary Berry show. Britain’s Best Cook will be an eight-week long TV competiti…

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Pizza versus pissa sees Harrods competing with Macellaio RC

There's a battle of the pizzas heading for Harrods - pitting the Neapolitan ‘pizza’ against the Ligurian ‘pissa’. Taking place in the department store's Pizzeria & Canti Prosecco Bar it'll see Harrods’ senior head chef Giuseppe Silvestri and a less familiar ‘pissa’ from Matteo Riganelli, guest chef Giuseppe Silvestri putting his pizza up for competition with a ‘pissa’ from Matteo Riganelli of…

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Test Driving Claw - crab and a whole lot more in Soho

Claw have graduated from pop-up to permanent restaurant with their new place in Soho. We head down for a Test Drive to see how they're settling in...…

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Neil Rankin's third temper (this time with pizza) is coming to Covent Garden's Mercers Walk

Neil Rankin's  temper restaurant once again reinvents itself, this time the fire-based chain will focus on pizzas with an extensive list of vermouths too.…

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Arkansas chicken chain Slim Chickens is opening in London

From Fayetteville Arkansas a chicken tenders chain has decided that London is the next city it wants to conquer with its southern fried chicken…

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Family-run flexitarian restaurant 184 Green and Grill comes to Notting Hill

In the 80’s, Alex Giri opened West London’s Canal Brasserie. Now, 30 years later, she’s back with her son Oscar in tow to bring flexitarian food to Notting Hill’s Kensington Park Road, with a separate cocktail bar featuring sharing plates.…

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A new Doughnut Time is coming to Notting Hill - and they'll have an Anna Scott doughnut

Ever been wandering around Notting Hill, looking for something to satisfy a doughnut craving? Yes, that's quite specific, but bear with us - because a new Doughnut Time (the Aussie import that's been popping up all over town) is opening their latest shop in the home of the Richard Curtis movie. And that's not the only reference to the film today, as they're launching a new Doughnut called the Ann…

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Mildred’s Dalston is serving a vegan burger that ‘bleeds’

Veggies and vegans: would you eat a burger that bleeds? What if it was 100% animal-product free?

If you’re at least semi-curious, then get down to the Dalston branch of veggie restaurant royalty Mildred’s, where you can try the B-12 burger from Moving Mountains, made with a pink, 'bleeding' raw patty of ‘plant meat’.

Okay - so it’s not quite as graphic as all that, but taking a look at the thing…

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31 Below is Marylebone’s new Med-themed cafe and bar

Marylebone’s new spot is a cafe by day, bar by night, and comes with a sunshine-soaked Mediterranean-themed menu, plus an indoor garden for you to enjoy.…

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