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How 2021 Changed London Dining

A look back on a year of consolidation, survival, and for some, growth

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The Most Exciting Restaurant Newcomers of 2021

As the London restaurant opening cycle kicked back up, who stood out?

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The Biggest Hopes for London Restaurants in 2022

Survival, a reframing of what’s important, and greater focus on labour

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Look Into London’s Restaurant Crystal Ball for 2022

Eater editors and writers look forward into another uncertain year

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The Restaurant (Re)Openings to Look Forward to in 2022

London’s most interesting upcoming restaurant openings of 2021

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Where Should the London Restaurant World Go From Here?

How the industry should rebuild in 2022

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The Saddest Restaurant Closures of 2021

Tasteless cultural appropriation, misdirected focus on national cuisines, and menus still being explained

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The Best and Worst Food Tweets of 2021

Nigella Lawson’s crisp cauldron, Paddington’s marmalade, and the tweets that shattered food media

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The Biggest London Restaurant Surprises in 2021

Popeyes being good, Salt Bae discourse, and the hype surrounding Sessions Arts Club

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The Best and Worst Food Moments of 2021

Salt Bae, Salt Bae, and more Salt Bae

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The Best Meals of 2021

According to Eater London’s year-end committee

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The London Restaurant Standbys of 2021

The restaurants that Eater London’s staff, contributors, and friends frequented again and again

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How 2020 Changed the London Restaurant World

Eater London’s review of a year in dining out like no other

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Look Into London’s Restaurant Crystal Ball for 2021

Eater editors and writers look forward into a very uncertain year

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Where Should the London Restaurant World Go From Here?

How the industry should rebuild in 2021

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The Biggest Hopes for London Restaurants in 2021

Genuine government support, a reframing of what’s important, and for some, the end of meal kits

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The London Restaurants That Stepped Up for Their Communities in 2020

Whether with deliveries to the vulnerable and the NHS, or by changing operations entirely to suit people’s needs

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The Most Exciting Restaurant Newcomers of 2020

In a year of few and delayed openings, which ones stood out?

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The Restaurant (Re)Openings to Look Forward to in 2021

London’s most interesting upcoming restaurant openings of 2021

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The Coronavirus Pivots That Eater Editors and Writers Think Will Last Throughout 2021

Meal kits, shop offshoots, and suppliers becoming supermarkets

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The Saddest Restaurant Closures of 2020

Tasteless cultural appropriation, misdirected focus on national cuisines, and menus still being explained

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The Most Memorable Food or Restaurant Moments of 2020

Nigella Lawson’s microwave, overdue change in food media, and Marcus Rashford’s free school meal campaign

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The Pandemic Restaurant

Mitshel Ibrahim and the staff at Ombra in Hackney have spent the year responding not just to government mandates, but the needs of its customers in real time through corona-time

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The Best and Worst Food Tweets of 2020

Nigella Lawson’s microwave, pork pies on pint glasses, and the tweets that shattered food media

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The Top London Restaurant Takeaway and Delivery Standbys in 2020

The restaurants that Eater London’s staff, contributors, and friends ordered from time and again

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The Best Meals of 2020

According to Eater London’s year-end committee

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The Biggest Food and Restaurant Stories of 2020

The news stories, reports, features, restaurant guides, and essays that stood out this year

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The 2019 Eater London Year in Review

The best meals, most exciting restaurants, and worst things about a year of eating out

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Look Into London’s Restaurant Crystal Ball for 2020

The neighbourhoods that will thrive, the food that will be eaten, and more predictions

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The Biggest London Restaurant Surprises of 2019

Unexpected Michelin stars and SO MANY food halls

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2019’s Most Egregious Dining Grievances

Tasteless cultural appropriation, misdirected focus on national cuisines, and menus still being explained

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Summing Up the 2019 London Restaurant Industry in One Word

How to capture a year’s worth of dining?