Yoshoku curry arrives in Piccadilly
Kare Kurry has opened on Air Street, serving karē-raisu from Shoryu chef and “tonkotsu alchemist” Kanji Furukawa. Cutlets of beef, chicken, pork and prawn will be available as toppings, with the opening closely following hugely popular curry chain Cocoichibanya’s first London restaurant.
Historic Mayfair restaurant and bar announces new menu and look
Take a look at Mourad Marouz’s makeover of Momo, moving into its 22nd year on Heddon Street.
A new Hammersmith restaurant signs a legendary chef
Sam Harrison — who previously owned two bistros in Chiswick and Balham — will open a new restaurant in west London, with Rowley Leigh acting as culinary director. Sam’s Riverside, with Harvey Trollope as head chef, will open in summer 2019.
Fried chicken replaces classic Italian restaurant near Charing Cross
Having recently opened a permanent restaurant in Brixton Village, Thunderbird Fried Chicken intends to take over Pane e Olio at 29 Villiers Street, adjacent to Charing Cross Station. [MCA Insight]
Izakaya-inspired restaurant moves from one west London postcode to another
Kurobuta, the “Japanese pub,” will move from its large King’s Road premises to a smaller site on Fulham Road, continuing to trade in Chelsea until the sale is completed. Formerly overseen by ex-Nobu and current Freakscene chef Scott Hallsworth, before the business was sold from under his feet, the new Fulham Road site has a thirty year lease. [Propel Hospitality]