1. Giant Robot’s New Traders
Crossrail Place, E14 OK, so you’ve booked a 2am train home for Christmas to save £4.20. How to spend the massive wad now burning a hole in your pocket? Get yourself down to Street Feast’s Giant Robot for the two new traders joining Yum Bun and Thunderbird. Laffa’s on a Levantine vibe – hummus with slow cooked lamb etc – and Burger and Beyond is debuting its exclusive Bacon Butty Burger. And friend, this is a monster. The ting goes… two beef patties with burnt butter mayo and crispy pancetta!
2. Bad Egg
1 Ropemaker St, EC2. Today Hello, then, to “Crunch”. Christmas brunch. A load of festive dishes with bottomless booze – Christmas burger (beef patty with roast beef and horseradish), turkey hash, the buffalo turkey bun.
29 Poland Street, W1. Today Right, be quick. Between 12pm–4pm Corazón celebrates its first birthday by giving away 250 fish tacos. The price is SO right.
4. The Spirit Show
Business Design Centre, N1 Your chance to try rare samples from top-quality spirit brands. Many you’ll know, some you won’t. What is this “whisky” they speak of????
82 Goswell Road, EC1. Sunday Michelin-starred Clipstone chef Merlin Labron-Johnson is creating a one-off collaborative menu with Breddos. Look out for mezcal lurking in the background with intent.
Win a gin-inspired stay at The Hoxton
Includes four gin and tonics per person, and a bottle of gin of your choice to take home
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Ultimate European Food Spots & Their London Equivalents
Street Feast's Harry Japp went on a gastronomic odyssey with Charles Casey. Here, they pick the continent's best venues and their London soulmates
Join us for Negroni Sundays at Pastaio
Two Negronis and any two plates of pasta off the menu for £20pp