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Former Labour Leader Ed Miliband Returns to Bacon Four Years After Viral Photo

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Ed Miliband’s bacon sandwich photo is back on after outstanding bacon tweet Mr Ed Milliband at breakfast

Owners of Giraffe trade fast casual American for fast casual American

The somewhat iconic Ed’s Diner on Old Compton Street in Soho will be replaced by a branch of Slim Chickens. Contrary to reports, the diner has not been sold — both brands are operated by Boparan Restaurant Group, which also owns Giraffe. [Big Hospitality]

Coffee that ‘packs a punch’ will arrive in Caledonian Road and Barnsbury

Southpaw Coffee will open 26 January on Roman Way, just down from popular Islington brunch restaurant Sunday. It promises “the traditional values of local, artisanal, sustainable produce and service, with cutting edge attitudes towards coffee culture.”

Leading Dalston bakery reverts to shipping container for education

The Dusty Knuckle will open a dedicated baking school space on the site of its former bakery and sandwich hatch.

Trend-chasing restaurateurs extend crowdfund for Chinatown opening

The founders of Pachamama and Pachamama East have extended the crowdfund for proposed Chinatown opening Yiu Fat Noodle, which will offer “our own take on Chinese cuisine, using British ingredients & Western techniques.” [Big Hospitality]

Chaos with Ed Miliband reigns on Twitter

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