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HATCH HOSTS EVERGREEN: A FESTIVAL OF WINTER AND CHRISTMAS 

HATCH HOSTS EVERGREEN: A FESTIVAL OF WINTER AND CHRISTMAS 

WHAT a busy festive season it is already. Hot – or should that be blooming cold – on the heels of our round-up of all the jolly alternatives to the official Christmas Markets comes news ...

20 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Ivy unveils Decadent Snowball Fight dessert and ‘poles apart’ Terraces

Ivy unveils Decadent Snowball Fight dessert and ‘poles apart’ Terraces

NO indication from the weather reports that we’d be encountering a ‘Snowball Fight’ this early before Christmas. Still as The Ivy heads for the holly the Spinningfields winter palace couldn’t resist adding a dessert of ...

19 November 2019

New brasserie Embankment Kitchen helmed by Marika from MasterChef

New brasserie Embankment Kitchen helmed by Marika from MasterChef

MASTERCHEF in its present formats has been running since 2005. The stress levels never lessen… and we’re just watching from the couch. For every Simon Wood (WOOD, First Street) or Matt Healy (Foundry, Leeds) who ...

19 November 2019

Spicy sprout bhaji on a bun is Bundobust’s festive fund-raiser

Spicy sprout bhaji on a bun is Bundobust’s festive fund-raiser

THE Bundobust Christmas menu famously transforms the much-maligned sprout into a spicy festive centrepiece. This year, to help the homeless the Indian veggie/craft beer specialist have taken iton step further by putting their Sprout Bhaji ...

19 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Edinburgh Castle – gorgeous reborn Ancoats boozer that sets the bar high

Edinburgh Castle – gorgeous reborn Ancoats boozer that sets the bar high

HERE at ToM we love a dish with a good backstory. The name of what may become the Edinburgh Castle’s signature plateful is enticing enough: ‘Bees Wax Aged Beef with Onions Tomatoes, Bone Marrow and ...

15 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

BOOK NOW FOR A BISTROTHEQUE DINNER WITH JEREMY LEE

BOOK NOW FOR A BISTROTHEQUE DINNER WITH JEREMY LEE

THERE'S a rare treat for lovers of classic French cuisine coming up at CULTUREPLEX in the London Warehouse. The restaurant there, Bistrotheque, is launching a new event series, ‘A Book From My Kitchen’ on Monday, ...

15 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

How Natural Wines came of age – Creameries, Erst, Fox, Wolf and Kwas

How Natural Wines came of age – Creameries, Erst, Fox, Wolf and Kwas

CHORLTON'S The Creameries hs just hosted a ‘Low Intervention Wine Fair’. Even a couple of years ago such a commercially-savvy celebration of so-called (it’s hard to pin a definition) 'Natural Wine' would have been unlikely. ...

15 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET FOR LOCAL TRADERS TO LAUNCH AT KAMPUS

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET FOR LOCAL TRADERS TO LAUNCH AT KAMPUS

YOU’VE got to hand it to GRUB. They must be reeling after their new street food fair base at the Red Bank Project was broken into but it’s business as usual there this weekend and ...

14 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Superdude and The Prince of Quails – A First look at The Bull & Bear

Superdude and The Prince of Quails – A First look at The Bull & Bear

A HEADLESS super hero and big screen darts under a domed ceiling of quasi-Vatican proportions. All that and a moilee sauced whole rotisserie quail stuffed with black pudding that might well be our stand-out dish ...

13 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

Cheers! Hawksmoor launches first new cocktail list since the Noughties

Cheers! Hawksmoor launches first new cocktail list since the Noughties

CHANGE at Hawksmoor is always carefully though out, so we don’t expect them to ditch the Porterhouses for plant-based alternatives any time soon. It came as a surprise to us, though, to discover they hadn’t ...

13 November 2019 by Neil Sowerby

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