One of the city’s finest restaurants is back in business
Singburi will reopen in Leytonstone after a two month hiatus. The outstanding Thai restaurant, comfortably one of the city’s best and among London’s essentials before its temporary closure in December 2018, will return on 8 March.
Two accomplished pastry chefs turn their hand to overly long doughnuts
Graham Hornigold and Heather Kaniuk will launch Longboys doughnuts at off-street-street-food shipping container emporium Boxpark Wembley. The finger doughnuts — similar in shape to an éclair, but split down the middle and made of brioche dough, rather than choux — will have seasonal fillings, natch. [Hot Dinners]
% Arabica has confirmed its Broadway Market coffee shop, and intends to open in Covent Garden, too.
Coffee and cocktail specialists continue rampant expansion plans
Grind, which signed a deal to operate out of U.K. transport hubs at the back-end of 2017, intends to triple its portfolio up to 2022, expanding to 36 sites. Openings in London Bridge station, Waterloo, and Victoria will be joined by new shops in Canary Wharf and Southwark, with a further 15 franchised sites in the pipeline. [Propel Hospitality]
Giraffe’s restructuring arrangement covers four London restaurants
Blackheath, Bromley, and Holland Park are the three London locations that will close under the Company Voluntary Arrangement for Giraffe; Ed’s Easy Diner will close in Mayfair. [MCA Insight]