Meat burgers take over from plant burgers
Dirty Burger will return to its site on Bethnal Green Road, with Gizzi Erskine and Rosemary Ferguson’s Filth closing after a three-month residency. Even the Beckhams’ appreciation couldn’t earn an extension on the planned term.
This naked flight is not an April Fool
Two events on 30 April will raise money for breast cancer charity Coppafeel! and Movember respectively. Two — clothes optional — naked breakfasts will take 22 diner apiece up into the sky, naked, with the lucky few sponsoring themselves to raise money for charity. [Hot Dinners]
American restaurant rebrands to ‘urban cuisine’ with interesting name
Boondocks on Old Street is changing its name and its vibe, bring ‘American urban cuisine’ to a restaurant now called... Harlem Soul. Expect burgers, freakshakes, and graffiti.
Pizza Express wants to “elevate” express pizza
Fresh off trialling a “future-proof” restaurant, Pizza Express has announced its intent: “elevate” its offer. Managing director Zoe Bowley reflected on the dangers of nostalgia: “Everyone has a story about Pizza Express or a residual fondness, but that doesn’t guarantee you fondness in the future.” [Big Hospitality]