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Pizza Pilgrims Team Up With Cannon & Cannon and More News

Five things to know from the world of food and restaurants in London today

Pizza Pilgrims x Cannon & Cannon
  • Pizza Pilgrims have joined forces with British cured meat specialists Cannon & Cannon to produce a special British Meat Feast Pizza, available for a month from 6 September across all Pizza Pilgrims sites. It will include seaweed and cider Salami from Cornwall, blood, wine & chocolate Salami from Monmouthshire and Cornish coppa.
Patty & Bun and Yard Sale collaborate
  • Patty & Bun and Yard Sale Pizza will be swapping ingredients for two month-long specials available at their respective restaurants. Yard Sale will create a ‘Smokey Robinson’ pizza with a crumbled beef patty topping, while Patty & Bun will be using the ingredients from the ‘Holy Pepperoni’ pizza and refashion it as a burger with nduja and mozzarella. It follows the pizzeria’s recent collaboration with Anthony Falco from Roberta’s in NYC and Rola Wala. ‘Holy Pepperoni’ burger: £10; ‘Smokey Robinson’ pizza: 12" £11 / 18" £19.50 — From 22 August to 19 September.
  • Druid Street Market, in Bermondsey, announced on Twitter that they will not be trading for the foreseeable future. The shock announcement was made late yesterday. When contacted today, organisers told Eater London that they would share more details about plans for the market in the next fortnight.
  • Cheese specialists La Fromagerie are opening their third shop — on Lamb’s Conduit Street. The site will be divided over two floors — a ground level cheese room wiht a seasonal fruit and veg shop and grocery plus a 26-cover bar with pavement dining. Downstairs will include a cheese tasting room, with a glass covered courtyard available for private hire and tutored tasting events. La Fromagerie Bloomsbury will offer all-day dining and weekend brunch until 3pm. The first La Fromagerie opened in Highbury in 1992; Marylebone followed in 2002. Bloomsbury opens next month at 52 Lamb's Conduit Street, London WC1N 3LL.
  • The Lampery, a new all-day dining restaurant in the Apex Hotel City of London, will open in September on Seething Lane, serving a ‘Best of British’ menu that celebrates the diverse and eclectic mix that is British cuisine today. It takes its name from one of Seething Lane’s famous former residents, Samuel Pepys — the 17th Century MP and diarist. The Lampery Pye, will be a new take on a classic slow-braised beef cheek and prune pie — one of Pepys’ favourite meals and documented in a diary as “most rare.” Head Chef Edward Smith will run the kitchen. 1 Seething Lane, London EC3N 4AX.
  • Feng Sushi staff are reportedly “fine” after “corrosive substance” was delivered in envelopes to the Stoney Street location near London Bridge this morning, report The Caterer. The site was evacuated as a precaution.