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Contemporary Indian Restaurant Announces Television Centre Opening Date

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Indian small plates at Kricket Courtesy of Kricket

Contemporary Indian restaurant lays down soft launch

KricketBrixton pop-up turned Soho restaurant and Brixton restaurant — will soft launch its new site at the Television Centre development September 20. As Richard Vines writes on Twitter, a 50 percent discount will ballast an entire new menu. Credit where it’s due.

Supper club series will bring dirty dishes to Islington

Francesco Mazzei’s Radici will host a series of supper clubs from “chef-turned-model-turned-chef-again” Isaac Carew, in support of Carew’s book Dirty Dishes. Carew is also the partner of global pop sensation Dua Lipa — entries for Fame Hungry coming soon.

More details on Newington Green’s new bakery

Jolene — the third site and bakery from the Westerns Laundry and Primeur group — will open 9am on weekdays. The bread will be made from grains milled on site from Naroques, Andy Cato’s Gascony farm, with the wheat varietals planted in the U.K. for the first time to facilitate local supply.

Eater’s next live event is all about modern British food

Jeremy Lee, Farokh Talati of St. John Bread and Wine, and Shuko Oda of Koya will discuss the past, present and future of “modern British” cuisine. Full details and booking here.

Chick ‘n’ Sours changes tack on Upper Street, again

First it was a Chik’n, then it was a maybe, and now it’s a Chick ‘n’ Sours. Upper Street’s restaurant flux continues with the news — via Hot Dinners — that Chick ‘n’ Sours latest opening in Islington will indeed be another Chick ‘n’ Sours.

Park Chinois’ building changes hands

The Berkeley Street townhouse that ensconces Park Chinois by Hakkasan restaurateur Alan Yau has been bought for over £42 million, Big Hospitality reports. Yau recently presaged a bleak future for Chinese cuisine in London at a panel discussion featuring Jay Rayner; it’s unclear as yet whether this will affect his restaurant.

St. John

26 Saint John Street, , England EC1M 4AY 020 7251 0848 Visit Website

Westerns Laundry

34 Drayton Park, , England N5 1PB 020 7700 3700 Visit Website


30 Almeida Street, , England N1 1AD 020 7354 4777 Visit Website


12 Denman Street, , W1D 7HH 020 7734 5612 Visit Website

Park Chinois

17 Berkeley Street, , England W1J 8EA 020 3327 8888 Visit Website


8 Hanway Place, London, W1T 1HD Visit Website


116 Petherton Road, , England N5 2RT 020 7226 5271 Visit Website

Upper Street

Upper Street, , England N1


54 Great Jones Street, Manhattan, NY 10012 Visit Website