What makes a pub, the world's most ethical pub? Well according to The Green Vic, which is opening in Shoreditch and billing itself as just that, it's "where everything you buy and use has a positive environmental and social impact."
The pub is popping up for three months at Iron Bloom on Great Eastern Street. On their drinks list you'll find libations that, between them, support over 40 individual non-profit charities. So you can sup a pint of Brewgooder craft
Former Come Dine with Me winner Craig McAlpine has set up his own restaurant on Brick Lane. As you might guess from the name, there's a lot of cooking over an ember grill with an ever-changing seasonal menu.
A proper authentic Mexican restaurant at London Bridge.
Full-on Italian restaurant in Shoreditch
We do quite love Le Bun burgers so it's very good indeed to hear about their return to London. While it was possible to eat Le Bun burgers at the sadly departed Carte Blanche in London Fields, this will be a proper return for the French/American-inspired burgers by Andy Taylor.
This time, they're in
Normally you'd expect to find start-ups using street food as a way to test their food. But a new restaurant hitting London's street food scene already has that expertise in spades. Pied a Terre opened 28 years ago, but now the Michelin-starred restaurant's chef Asimakis Chaniotis and Pied à Terre Founder, David Moore are taking to the streets.
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Last night saw a new episode of Fred Sirieix's BBC show Million Pound Menu and London-based duo Scott & Lacey's Tiger Bites - serving up Asian fusion street food - came out top. And for their efforts, they won a slot at one of Deliveroo's kitchens. Which means that now, if you happen to live or work in East London, you can get their food delivered right to your door.
But the even better news - if you don't have an East London postcode and still want to try
Parisian restaurant folk Big Mamma Group picked Shoreditch for their first London restaurant opening. We went to see how their upbeat Italian trattoria fits into the London restaurant scene.
The Big Mamma group in Paris have had huge hits with their trattorias and now they're coming to London with Gloria, taking over a big space in Shoreditch. Expect Italian food in a classic looking space (as well as a hidden 80s-set dining room).
Gizzi Erskine and Rosemary Ferguson have taken their dream to open plant-based burger shop Filth a step further with a three-month popup in Shoreditch. We went to check it out.
Well, this is a collaboration we weren't quite expecting. The latest pop-up to hit Shoreditch is a mash-up of fried chicken wings and eyeliner - courtesy of Mother Clucker and Benefit Cosmetics.
The mind slightly boggles, but in the store - called JUST Wing IT - we're told that you'll be able to pop in, order your wings and get a demo of the liquid matte eyeliner while you're snacking away (eating wings and doing
Gizzi Erskine and Rosemary Ferguson team up to take on the fast food giants with their vegetarian burger chain
Burger and Beyond have set up their first permanent restaurant in Shoreditch - with the emphasis on building the "beyond" part. We head down for a look.
Blacklock's third restaurant, in Shoreditch, turns out to be a light-filled dining room with a cracking cocktail list as well as all manner of meat treats.
You'll have seen Burger and Beyond at street food markets all over town, and now they're settling down in Shoreditch. Expect all your favourite burgers and a lot more new additions too.
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