Openings

FIRST LOOK: @8HoxtonSquare – a new venue by the @10GreekStreet team (33 Pics)

FIRST LOOK: @8HoxtonSquare – a new venue by the @10GreekStreet team (33 Pics)

  Taking over the former venue of Master & Servant in Hoxton Square, the team behind ’10 Greek Street’ open their second venue with an equally predicable name… ‘8 Hoxton Square’. ‘8 Hoxton Square’ is very similar to the design and cuisine of the successful ’10 Greek Street’. Admittedly I am a big fan of […]

FIRST LOOK: “Salvation in Noodles” Vietnamese Noodle Shack (35 Pics) @SINDALSON

FIRST LOOK: “Salvation in Noodles” Vietnamese Noodle Shack (35 Pics) @SINDALSON

  Plenty of Vietnamese restaurants can be found on Kingsland Road and north of Chinatown in Soho. In fact, the lower half of Kingsland Road is colloquelly known as the ‘Pho Mile’. Can new outpost, “Salvation In Noodles” (or ‘S.I.N.’) spread the love for Vietnamese noodle soup in Dalston? Salvation in Noodles is owned and […]

FEATURE: ‘The Conservatory’ Launch Party – @DeadDollsHouse, Hoxton Square (38 Pics)

FEATURE: ‘The Conservatory’ Launch Party – @DeadDollsHouse, Hoxton Square (38 Pics)

  The Dead Dolls House resides in a former textile factory and is the latest home of the nomadic ‘Dead Dolls Club’ formally on Kingsland Road. This (already) spacious venue has continued to grow having taken over part of the adjacent building to add a ‘Conservatory’ to their ‘Parlour Bar’, ‘Dining Rooms’, ‘Drawing Room’, ‘Ballroom’, […]

NEW OPENING: Jamaican Burgers by ‘BOOM Burger’ (22 Pics)

NEW OPENING: Jamaican Burgers by ‘BOOM Burger’ (22 Pics)

  It’s been a long time and several popups in the making… but Jamaican Josh De Lisser has finally opened his permanent BOOM Burger restaurant under the Westway flyover in Notting Hill. With offerings including a ‘jerk chicken and fried plantain’ burger, ‘roasted sweet potatoes’ and a ‘pan fried red snapper’ burger there is no […]

OPENING WEEK MENU: Ember Yard by @SaltYardGroup

OPENING WEEK MENU: Ember Yard by @SaltYardGroup

    [TOP | INDEX | NEXT] Ember Yard 60-61 Berwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 88X (map) Ph: 020 7439 8057 Em: info@emberyard.co.uk | Ww: http://www.emberyard.co.uk | Fb: Ember-Yard | Tw: @SaltYardGroup / #EmberYard The new Soho venue by Salt Yard Group, ‘Ember Yard’, does not appear to have a menu available online. As I’ve […]

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 […]

OPEN NOW! @PLAYSTATION 4: Hands on #4ThePlayers lounge in @CoventGardenLDN

OPEN NOW! @PLAYSTATION 4: Hands on #4ThePlayers lounge in @CoventGardenLDN

  Get hands on with the Playstation 4 at the Playstation Lounge in Covent Garden. Open Fri Nov 15- Sun Dec 01 If you want to play with the new Playstation 4 before its official UK launch (29 Nov) head down to Covent Garden where a shop has been installed with lots of launch titles […]

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: What is Hawker House like? @StreetFeastLDN (23 Pics)

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: What is Hawker House like? @StreetFeastLDN (23 Pics)

  Friday was the debut of Hawker House, the winter venture by the hugely successful ‘Street Feast’ team. These guys dominated Friday nights in the summer with their mixture of street food, events and party vibes. Can the winter incarnation of this collective recreate the magic? From my visit on their debut night last Friday, […]

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: What is @NightTalesLDN like? (42 Pics)

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: What is @NightTalesLDN like? (42 Pics)

  Night Tales launched last night. This carpark based street food, multiple bar, DJ lead party is 5 minutes walk from the former Street Feast venue which also returns this week. Today I’ve been receiving a lot of questions from curious fun seekers… so here are my answers… NOTE: These pictures are ‘first cut’ and […]

#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 […]