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New Brick Lane Hotel Promises Quality Pub Food

The Buxton is the new venture from Shoreditch pub The Culpeper

The Buxton pub on Brick Lane is the next venture from The Culpeper in Shoreditch The Buxton [Official Photo]

New pub and hotel from acclaimed Shoreditch operation launches food

The Buxton — a new pub with rooms from Shoreditch pub The Culpeper — will offer native breed beef, day boat fish, and “British bar snacks” when it opens in mid-May. Namechecked dishes include Dexter beef with celeriac remoulade and garlic and honey purée; asparagus with polenta chip (singular) and stracciatella; and treacle tart with clotted cream. [Hot Dinners]

Growing burger chain pivots to all-day dining

Haché’s new restaurant in Kingston-upon-Thames will be the first in the group to serve a menu that goes beyond burgers. It takes over the former Cau restaurant; owner Jamie Barber says that according to plans, “this will be [the] only opening this year” [Propel Hospitality]

London’s Instagram-driven thirst for poke is going well for some

Island Poke — backed by Chris Miller’s White Rabbit Fund — will open a seventh restaurant, taking over Doughnut Time’s former premises in Victoria. It recently flew in Nancy Silverton to collab on a poke bowl, calling it “a real watershed moment for the brand.”

Gordon Ramsay tells someone to “grow up” online

Chef Ramsay responded to one Twitter user’s attempt to deep fry a Transformer with short shrift. Despite an even-looking cook and some pretty impressive browning on an angular plastic object, Ramsay was clear: it’s not for him.

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