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Pub group Young's is putting on a series of supper clubs to celebrate British Food Fortnight

Sunday Supper Club comes to Camden’s Spread Eagle pub

To celebrate British Food Fortnight, the Spread Eagle pub in Camden is putting on a special supper club this Sunday.

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The Cuban brings food from the Caribbean to Camden

Restaurant review: The Cuban, Camden Town, NW1

Cuban food generally seems to be under represented in the pantheon of world cuisine. It’s well known for it’s cigars, rum, communist regime, classic cars and, via Earnest Hemmingway, giving Mojitos to the world.

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Eating at the rather grand Heliot Steak House makes you feel like Tony Montana

Restaurant Review: Heliot Steak House @ The Hippodrome, Leicester Square, WC2

If someone invited me out to dinner, then told me we were eating right next to Leicester Square Tube, I’d vaguely start to wonder if they were harbouring some kind of grudge.

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The impressive entrance of the Park Lane manison Pic: Gareth Gardner

Restaurant review: Lanes of London, Mayfair, W1

It’s both a blessing and a curse that the capital boasts good eating from the four corners of the globe.

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Forge & Co

Review: Forge & Co in Shoreditch

Loping into Forge & Co on a blustery Monday night, I was looking for a certain atmosphere to rouse my mood.

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The White Hart beer garden; the best in Stokie?

Restaurant review: The White Hart, Stoke Newington, N16

Not content with having almost certainly the best beer garden in Stokie, The White Hart is now upping its food game.

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Fika

Restaurant review: Fika, Brick Lane

Swedish food isn’t something that normally springs to mind with a mention of Brick Lane.

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Simply Fish

Restaurant review: Simply Fish, Shoreditch

Sometimes you just want things cooked a certain way but nothing on the menu in the restaurant you’re sitting in cuts it.

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Lima's  interior is a sleek blue bistro

Restuaurant review: Lima Floral, Covent Garden, WC2

Peruvian food has graduated from an on-trend, culinary flash in the pan a couple of summers ago to now being a mainstay of the capital’s food scene.

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The interior is like an impeccably tasteful great aunt's parlour Pic: Thomas Bowles

Restaurant review: Clutch, Shoreditch, E2

Everyone loves fried chicken, don’t they? Well I certainly do, but generally only get to eat it during furtive, angst-ridden, post-pub trips to places with names derivative of a certain colonel’s vast empire.

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Royal Blood - Royal Blood

Album review: Royal Blood - Royal Blood

A searing, exciting and uncompromising debut from the new darlings of rock.

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Alecky Blythe and Clare Perkins in rehearsal for Little Revolution

Alecky Blythe leading a little revolution in verbatim theatre with new London Riots show

Plunging audiences into the heart of the London riots and and their aftermath, Alecky Blythe’s Little Revolution has been a revelation in its opening weeks at the Almeida in Islington.

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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future

It didn’t get off to the best start, with the first week of shows cancelled and angry fans taking to social media in their droves to vent their frustrations.

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