From pork roast to partridge. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bites of the week.
Kate Wills meets the regulars to find out what keeps them coming back.
The owners of Pidgin have opened a wine bar, Enfant Terrible whilst Mathew Carver will open The Cheese Bar in Camden Stables Market. James Durrant will relaunch the Stafford Hotel's restaurant as The Game Bird in spring and a new bar has opened on Brick Lane called Hopscotch. January 2017 will see Hoppers open a street food stall in crazy golf club Swingers and Cook For Syria has raised £125,000 in the month of November.
From Bombetta to Bellita. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bites of the week.
Tony Conigliaro will be opening his third bar, Untitled in Hackney and Sub Cult have teamed up with Tom Sellers to create the 'Sellers Sub' sandwich. In other news, pop-up wine bar Vins Extraordinaires will open in December and a Japanese patisserie Kova, has opened in Soho. Restaurant Emilia's Crafted Pasta will open in St Katharine Docks and the founder of Boom Burger has opened Boom Shack in Brixton.
From Marylebone to Camden Market. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bites of the week.
Eran Tibi and Sammy Shonn will open Middle Eastern inspired restaurant Bala Baya in Southwark and The Experimental Group are partnering with Ollie Dabbous for their Henrietta restaurant in their Covent Garden hotel, and Jackson Boxer for the restaurant in their Mayfair members' club, Chess Club. In other news, Cannon & Cannon will open cured meat bar Nape in Camberwell and Mervi Lehtinen will be the general manager of Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster Shoreditch restaurant.
From biryani to barbecue. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bites of the week.
To the Shard on Wednesday evening where Sir David Attenborough unveiled the Christmas installation at aqua shard...
PILAU has opened its first permanent site in Fitzrovia and Bonnie Gull will open a second restaurant, in Soho. In other news, Cantonese inspired restaurant duck duck goose will open in Pop Brixton and Matsuri St James's will close to undergo a refurbishment and will reopen in 2017. Pan-Asian restaurant Miusan will open in Camden and The Common has opened within The Collective Old Oak in Willesden Junction. Japanese ramen restaurant Yamagoya will host a residency at Shuang Shuang and pizzeria PANZO has opened on Exmouth Market.
From Hackney to Willesden. Here are The Dumbwaiter's best bits of the week.
To the Andaz London Hotel on Monday evening for the London Restaurant Festival Awards...
Mikey Williams met with Daisy Rollo of Coffea Arabica to learn about the dark arts of the barista and the UK coffee scene.
In the first of a new series to help independent restaurateurs, Alun Thomas of Thomas & Thomas looks at the differences between A1 shops and A3 restaurants.