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Duck&Waffle

4am Foie Gras At the top of the Heron Tower on Bishopsgate on the vertiginous 40th floor, a new narrative of London dining has begun; its success or otherwise relies…

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Cigalon

It just ain’t Cricket If you’re really clever, really rich, or really talented in any field, you don’t need to shout about it. You do your thing quietly, confidently, and…

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Oklava

Cypriot Swagger   When did all things Turkish become so hip, so coveted, so damn desirable? I remember seething with fury at primary school in the 1980s whenever anyone called…

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Black Axe Mangal

Sultans of KISS Mangal: Turkish, from the Arabic word manqal meaning “portable”, originally referring to portable indoor heaters in Ottoman Turkey. Why now for the love of the mangal? The…

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Alchemilla

Mr Bond….we’ve been expecting you. “I didn’t lose my phone, I just couldn’t find it. I’ve got a very big bed.” As chat-up lines go, thrown into the mix when…

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10 Greek Street

Wine Haven You can ascertain everything about a restaurant just by glancing at their wine list. That’s my ballsy opinion on wine. Everything. If I can’t carry you with me…

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The Mash Inn

Natural Born Griller So, I hear of a place called The Mash Inn, owned by a chap called Nick Mash. First thoughts veer towards “wow, why name what was formerly…

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Westerns Laundry

Full Spin Ahead When Primeur opened in a former garage on a quiet leafy street in Canonbury three years ago, a first thought came to mind: “Good luck chaps, this…

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Kirazu

Takoyaki Juggling Yuya Kikuchi worked at Mitsukoshi restaurant on lower Regent Street for four years after arriving in the UK in 2007, having previously honed his cooking skills in Japanese…

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Novikov

  How Deep Is Your Bling? Arkady Novikov. Russian Big Dog and owner of over forty restaurants in Russia. Two restaurants in one behemoth of a site off Berkeley Square…

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