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FEATURE: #BlaggerGate & #BloggerGate: Blagging, Independence and my #RaynerDisclaimer Cc: @JayRayner1

FEATURE: #BlaggerGate & #BloggerGate: Blagging, Independence and my #RaynerDisclaimer Cc: @JayRayner1

  For those of you unaware there were two incidents on Twitter. The first is #BlaggerGate between Soho restaurant ‘Gauthier’ and blogger ‘Hungry Londoner’ who effectively requested a free meal in exchange for a ‘positive review’. The second is #BloggerGate which started between Observer Food Critic, Jay Rayner, and Samphire & Salsify who was dismissed […]

London Bus Stop Prank – Tigers, Aliens and Meteors in New Oxford Street by @PepsiMaxUK #LiveForNow

London Bus Stop Prank – Tigers, Aliens and Meteors in New Oxford Street by @PepsiMaxUK #LiveForNow

  Clever Bus Stop Prank by Pepsi Max In a fantastic use of augmented reality, the viral marketing team behind Pepsi Max made commuters believe that a meteor was landing, a tiger was roaming the streets and a giant octopus was dragging pedestrians into the sewers below New Oxford street The prank used the technique […]

FIRST LOOK: @BleeckerBurger now at @SouthBankCentre Skatepark for 50 days (22 Pics)

FIRST LOOK: @BleeckerBurger now at @SouthBankCentre Skatepark for 50 days (22 Pics)

  Bleeker Burger has started a 50 day residency opposite the South Bank Skate Park today. The popular street food vendor will be parked opposite the skate park at London’s South Bank Centre. I visited at lunchtime to see the first burgers fly out of the big black US style food-truck. Zan Kaufman is the […]

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: (OPENING TODAY) Tommi’s @BurgerJointUK on @KingsRoad (23 Pics)

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: (OPENING TODAY) Tommi’s @BurgerJointUK on @KingsRoad (23 Pics)

  UPDATE (11h20 08-Mar-2014): Tommi’s Burger Joint on Kings Road will soft launch today from 14h00… a few hours earlier than expected. Tommi’s Burger Joint follow up their immense success in Marylebone with a second site on the Kings Road. Can the Icelandic Burger men repeat their whopping popularity with the well heeled residents of […]

POPUP: Levitation Sensory Experience… by @PepsiMaxUK nr @SouthBankCentre #LiveForNow (15 Pics)

POPUP: Levitation Sensory Experience… by @PepsiMaxUK nr @SouthBankCentre #LiveForNow (15 Pics)

  A strange 9 metre x 9 metre black box has appeared on London’s South Bank. A promo stunt for Pepsi Max. Here are some details… According to the Pepsi Max this is a “LEVITATING SENSORY EXPERIENCE” and a “unique all-encompassing sensory experience, designed to beguile your sight, sound, touch, taste and smell” I won’t […]

POP-UP: Good & Proper Tea at Tokyo Bike (12 Pics)

POP-UP: Good & Proper Tea at Tokyo Bike (12 Pics)

  The ‘oh-so-frightfully British’ street food vendor ‘Good & Proper Tea’ have set up a tea bar inside the Tokyo Bike store near Old Street. They will be in residence for a month bringing tea and tea tasting sessions to the Shoreditch crowds. Good & Proper Tea proclaim to be on a mission “To bring […]

PREVIEW: Black Roses on Valentines Day? #ThinkInk by @Miss_Cakehead & @TheKrakenRum_UK (31 Pics)

PREVIEW: Black Roses on Valentines Day? #ThinkInk by @Miss_Cakehead & @TheKrakenRum_UK (31 Pics)

  Want to get touch with your darker side this Valentine’s Day? Miss Cakehead and The Kracken rum bring you a one day pop-up full of black flowers… perfect whether you’re are dating a Goth, an Emo or anyone else relatively ‘undead’. “Think Ink” is a pop-up florist which will offer macabre bouquets in “Grave […]

FIRST DAY: @TheRibMan at @Boleyn_Pub for West Ham United FC (24 pics)

FIRST DAY: @TheRibMan at @Boleyn_Pub for West Ham United FC (24 pics)

  The Ribman is the street food legend who serves huge rib rolls at venues like KERB street food, Brick Lane and was a hit at Street Feast this summer. Now one of West Ham’s most famous supporters has a matchday home at the fan favourite Boleyn Pub, next to the stadium.   WHO IS […]

#WilkesWeekly – (06-Nov-2013) New Restaurants, Events and Pop Ups

#WilkesWeekly – (06-Nov-2013) New Restaurants, Events and Pop Ups

  Bob’s Lobster, now at Street Feast   WHAT’S GOING ON? Streetfood is moving indoors! This week, new streetfood venture ‘Night Tales’ launches on Thursday night followed by the immensely popular ‘Street Feast’ on Friday. Both events will be in Hackney with a midnight licence for Night Tales plus a long awaited 2am licence for […]

#WilkesWeekly – (30-Oct-2013) New Restaurants, Events and Pop Ups

#WilkesWeekly – (30-Oct-2013) New Restaurants, Events and Pop Ups

  WHAT’S GOING ON? Happy Halloween! This week has lots of ‘Halloween Themed’ events. Picks of the week is streetfood collective KERB which is holding a halloween special at their party venue, West Handyside Canopy at Granary Square, Kings Cross. In restaurants, Foxlove by the hugely popular Hawksmoor Group has commenced its 50% off food […]