Italian icons to cook one-off Hyde Park dinner
The River Café will take over Zaha Hadid’s extension to the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park on 20 November. A four course menu and welcome drink from one of London’s essential restaurants and Italian institutions will ring in at £150 at Chucs Serpentine, with tickets via this address.
Hackney bonfire party to feature elusive restaurant geniuses
El Garito will host a pre-bonfire bonfire featuring three of London’s most exciting cooking talents. Tata Eatery — responsible for some of 2018’s most thrilling cooking in Kensal Rise — former Koya chef Edgar Wallace, and ex-Portland pastry expert Joshua Meiseman will collaborate at Hackney Downs studios. Get the bonfire party tickets here.
Richard Caring presses ahead with operation casual dining
Peckham Thai-inspired favourite will pop up in Hoxton
The Begging Bowl — which recently launched a begging bowl for refurbishment via crowdfund — will relocate to Hoxton for a month during building works, according to Hot Dinners. A short “best of” menu will feature guinea fowl with black kale, pickled garlic, and pennywort salad, as well as turbot with ginger and sea vegetables in ‘aromatic broth,’ all taking place at The Bach café on Hoxton Street.
The U.K.’s most foul-mouthed chef announces underground Mayfair bar
Gordon Ramsay has taken to Twitter to announce ‘Hidden Heddon’, a new Mayfair destination serving up hidden hedonism for hedonists on Heddon Street at Heddon Street Kitchen. Spirits, in; exposed brick, on; signage, in: done.