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The Founder Burger at BRGR.CO

To celebrate the release of The Founder, the Michael Keaton film about Ray Kroc of McDonald’s fame, BRGR.CO has launched a limited edition burger consisting of two blade steak patties with melted cheese, shredded iceburg lettuce, pickled gherkins and secret recipe BRGR.CO sauce on a triple layer sesame bun. Continue reading

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Paul A Young Christmas Truffles | 10X10 with tikichris

I’ve teamed up with Paul A Young Fine Chocolates for a tasty in-shop offer: for every £5 spent at one of Paul’s boutiques, you’ll get a free truffle from his Christmas collection. Continue reading

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St George Cheeseburger at BRGR.CO

Slay the dragon of deep carnal cravings and celebrate St George’s Day throughout April with BRGR.CO’s limited offer St George cheeseburger – a blade steak patty topped with a Cheddar and a Red Leicester cross and served with a side of sweet, sticky caramelised onions and a portion of fries for only £10 (or upgrade to hanger steak for an extra £2). Continue reading

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Yorica Free From Café Opens on Wardour Street, Soho

Yorica opens today in Soho promising Londoners the chance to indulge in a sweet treat “with none of the nasties.” The shop sells a range of frozen yoghurts, ice creams and shakes that are dairy, lactose, gluten, nut and egg free – and all completely vegan. Continue reading

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Charcoal Brioche Chakalaka: Better Breads at Bunnychow

Bunny who?In case you’ve yet to get hip to this SA street food phenom, Bunnychow (the place, one word) serves bunny chow (traditional street food from Durban, two words). A “bunny” is a freshly baked bun hollowed out and “crammed” with hot fillings and topped with a bread lid (which serves as an excellent sopper-upper once you’re close to the bottom of your bunny). Continue reading

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Lunch at Bunnychow

Bunnychow is a laidback sort of eatery with a no worries/no pretences vibe to it and where the star of the show is the filling and flavoursome food. Situated on Wardour Street in Soho (nearer the Shaftesbury Avenue end than the Oxford Street side), it’s a smart choice for an affordable quick bite … and if you like a bit of heat with your food, you’ll love bunnychow’s hot sauce (I sure did). Continue reading

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Soho Stalwart Carom Gets a Refurb

One of Soho’s best destinations for a quality Indian meal, Carom, recently underwent refurbishment. Taking the popular pan-Indian restaurant up on an invitation to view its new “rough-luxe” interiors provided a good opportunity to have another taste of this Soho … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Wardour Street

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Get it Fast and Fresh at Vapiano Soho

Not the first (and probably not the last) Vapiano outlet to open in London, but the new Wardour Street location of this global restaurant group with its fast casual take on serving freshly made Italian cuisine was worthy of a visit and my recommendation. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Wardour Street

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Paul A Young Introduces the World’s First Whole Bean Chocolate (Great British Chefs)

Usually when a noteworthy development in the world of chocolate (or any product for that matter) comes along, the big story is all about how some sort of new step has been added to the process, not about how one … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Wardour

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London Daily Photo: Parked Adventurer

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Soho’s Best Indian Restaurants (OneTravel)

Perhaps nowhere in London is the variety of restaurants and dining options as varied as in Soho, the compact and social heart of this sprawling city. Even once you’ve decided on what type of food you’re keen to enjoy, going out to eat in Soho brings with it tough decisions. Continue reading

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Spring into a Great Soho Supper at Carom Pan-Indian Restaurant

Kemey and I were treated to a delicious meal over the weekend at pan-Indian restaurant Carom at Meza. Based on past experiences, I figured we were in for a more than decent dinner when I made the reservation, but expectations were exceeded and both of us came away glad to add one more reliably good and centrally located restaurant to our list of quality venues worth keeping in mind. Continue reading

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Imli Street: Renamed, Revamped and Reopened

Soho Indian restaurant, Imli, goes “street” to keep up with the competition. Is it any better than before and worth actually coming in off the street for a taste of the new menu? Continue reading

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New Beach Shack Opens in the Heart of London (OneTravel)

Having a great time in London but still longing for a bit of tropical cheer? Soho’s iconic late night venue, Floridita, has recently unveiled its brand new Rum Shack, a downstairs bar offering guests a chance to enjoy a Cuban “beach shack” inspired drinking experience in the heart of London. Continue reading

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Carom Curry Club with Green Saffron Basmati Rice

Last week (back when it wasn’t already October!), I attended a rice masterclass at pan Indian restaurant and lounge, Carom. The class was part of their monthly Curry Club and the theme was vintage rice. I learned a lot. Mainly … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 27 October 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 27 October 2011 Londonist, October 27, 2011 at 15:15 pm Cheap fine dining in Bethnal Green, booritos, a WWII era pop up, tequila and more … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 29 September 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 29 September 2011 Londonist, September 29, 2011 at 16:00 pm Lots of new eats and free frozen yogurt for London … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: 29 September 2011

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Barter Donations for Free Food at Hummus Bros Soho This Sunday (Londonist)

Hummus Bros Soho has teamed up with Cancer Research UK to offer free meals for donations this Sunday. Continue reading

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Paul A Young Opens New Flagship Chocolaterie in Soho (Londonist)

Celebrated chocolatier Paul A Young opens a new flagship fine chocolates shop on Wardour Street in Soho. Continue reading

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Guru Event: Tequila and Mexican Street Food (and Lots of it!) at Wahaca Soho (Qype does London)

Guru Event: Tequila and Mexican Street Food (and Lots of it!) at Wahaca Soho Qype does London, March 2nd 2011 Is 100% blue agave tequila the greatest spirit ever? Maaaaaybe! Gets ya drunk, makes ya happy and (here’s the best part) won’t … Continue reading

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Guru Event: Tequila Tasting at Wahaca Soho (Qype does London)

Guru Event: Tequila Tasting at Wahaca Soho Qype does London, February 17th 2011 The tasting starts at 7pm and lasts for about an hour and a half during which time Qypers taste around a dozen tequilas, with the aim of choosing … Continue reading

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New Tandoori Lunch Menu at Imli (Londonist)

New Tandoori Lunch Menu at Imli Londonist, October 26, 2010 12:15 PM Executive Chef Samir Sadekar and co have introduced a new range of tandoori dishes this autumn to complement their menu of “Indian tapas”. Londonist was invited round for a … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Pho Soho (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Pho Soho Londonist, September 9, 2010 4:59 PM We’ve been fans of the original St John Street location of “Vietnamese street food restaurant” Pho since it opened, have been impressed to see the eatery grow to now … Continue reading

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Chefspective: Samir Sadekar, Executive Chef at Imli (Londonist)

Chefspective: Samir Sadekar, Executive Chef at Imli Londonist, July 16, 2010 2:50 PM Did our recent Chefspective interview with Alfred Prasad, Executive Chef of Tamarind, leave you hankering for quality Indian cuisine but fretful about splashing out at his Michelin starred Mayfair … Continue reading

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