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Kensington Palace celebrates Silver Jubilee

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The second Jubilee of 2012 is being celebrated by Notting Hill stalwart, which turns 25 this month and the restaurant will be commemorating this milestone Silver medal with events throughout November. As part of the birthday celebrations, KP’s iconic mural has been temporarily replaced by a… Read more →
'There is much more to be gained mixing these flavours than eating the dishes individually'

CABANA Brasilian BBQ Restaurant Opens Third Site

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CABANA Brasilian BBQ restaurant are opening their third site at the end of October. The new 146-cover venue, located in Westfield London, will retain the group’s signature vibrant, affordable and relaxed feel and will feature a terrace for alfresco dining. Similar to its sister restaurants, the… Read more →

Randall & Aubin Delivered Launch New Brain Food Menu

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Randall & Aubin (the iconic seafood & rotisserie restaurant in Soho) are launching a new ‘Brain Food’ menu that will be perfect for making working lunches a bit more interesting. Edited by celebrity chef Ed Baines, the menu offers a selection of delicious restaurant quality… Read more →

Launceston Place Awarded a Michelin Star

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Kensington restaurant, Launceston Place has just been awarded a Michelin star – arguably the most revered restaurant guide amongst chefs, restaurant critics and guests alike. This is an outstanding achievement for the local neighbourhood restaurant whose head chef, Tim Allen has only… Read more →

Jamie Oliver launches Recipease Notting Hill

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Jamie Oliver’s third Recipease branch launches in Notting Hill on Wednesday 15 August. Whether you’re a complete novice or a seasoned pro, you can come here to ask questions, learn new skills, get inspiration and try some fantastic food. You can see the guys in the kitchen making meals… Read more →
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Caiger’s Recipes: Spelt Chocolate Brownies

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Spelt Chocolate Brownies

200g of unsalted butter 170g of dark chocolate (at least 54 per cent coco solids) broken into small pieces 180g of caster sugar 50g of soft dark brown sugar Three free range eggs 180g of spelt flour A pinch of salt 15g of coco powderLine a 30 x 18cm baking pan. Turn the oven on to 180… Read more →
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Caiger’s Recipes: Beef Ribs with Smoky South American Crust

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Beef Ribs with Smoky South American Crust Serves Four

Two racks of beef short ribs (two kilograms in total) Salt and pepper Three tablespoons of English mustard and Dijon mix For the Rub: Two tablespoons of sweet smoked paprika One tablespoon of mild chilli powder Half a tablespoon of milled black pepper… Read more →

Leiths’ Diploma Students Graduate with Awards Lunch at Koffman’s

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On Friday 1 July, the Leiths Diploma graduation ceremony took place after three terms of intensive training in the Leiths kitchens. Each year, the exceptional two and three term Diploma students are carefully selected for the top diploma prizes, with previous winners including Gizzi Erskine and… Read more →
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Bubble Tea in Notting Hill

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Bubbleology, Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London, W11; Opens July; Mon–Thu 11am–11pm; Fri 11am–11.30pm; Sat–Sun 11.30am–11.30pm

Since its launch last year in Soho and Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge, Bubbleology has developed a cult following for its authentic fruit and milk-based… Read more →
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The Art Dinner

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Notting Hill-based artist empowerment platform Debut Contemporary launches a bespoke series of ‘by invitation only’ Art Dinners on Wednesday 27 June, celebrating the fusion of intellectual and creative minds. The weekly dinner events, supporting the charity Peace One Day, will… Read more →