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Popular Indian Cafe Pioneers Announce First Cookbook

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Bacon naan at Dishoom Carnaby Street in Soho — the popular Indian cafe chain will launch its first cookbook with Bloomsbury UK this year Courtesy of Dishoom Carnaby

London’s Indian cafe queue magnet launches first cookbook

Dishoom has announced its first cookbook, From Bombay with Love. Published by Bloomsbury Publishing, the chain’s dedication to the history, culture and food of Bombay will be written by Shamil and Kavi Thakrar, alongside executive chef Naved Nasir.

Richard Caring swerves his casual dining adventure

Following a series of casual openings and announcements, Richard Caring is back on his signature luxury, in collaboration with Selfridges. Full details here.

Casual Vietnamese chain secures cheesegrater location

Hop Vietnamese, which currently has three sites in the City, has plans for a fourth. It has secured a new flagship location on the site of the former Bel Air California-smoothie-bowl restaurant at the Cheesegrater building, according to MCA.

Gunpowder lights touch-paper on breakfast

Gunpowder’s new opening in Tower Bridge is already on the breakfast bandwagon. Jeera garlic roosti with fried eggs and hollandaise sauce, Kolkata potato and pea gujiya with fresh chutney, and cardamom pancakes with caramelised banana and honey yoghurt will be available Thursday through Sunday, with a sharing brunch — of course — available at the weekends.

Gunpowder

11 White's Row, , England E1 7NF 020 7426 0542 Visit Website

Dishoom

12 Upper St Martin's Lane, , England WC2H 9FB 020 7420 9320 Visit Website

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