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This week’s hottest bites in restaurant news

Mexican tequila pop-up, revolutionary cold cuts and Asian Sunday roasts capture this week’s best London restaurant deals.

Casa Wardour

Favorite celebrity hangout 100 Wardour Street is launching a brand new Mexican pop-up this month – Casa Wardour, in partnership with Don Julio Tequila. With tequila-based cocktails, Mexican food, and live DJs, the venue will be transformed with Mexican plants and cacti and traditional poncho blankets and cushions. There would also be a mini replica of Don Julio González’s 1940s Chevrolet truck. The menu is lit by Baja fish tacos, black bean and sweet potato quesadillas, tacos al pastor and a special a la pie. tequila Don Julio Blanco and lime jelly. DB love the Don Dragon cocktail, which consists of Don Julio Blanco, mango puree, lemon juice, dragon jam and raspberry powder.


Good news for charcuterie lovers. Manteca, the Chris Leach and David Carter pop-up, gets a new permanent home in Shoreditch next month, after a series of residences across London. Emphasizing nose-to-tail cooking, hand-rolled pasta and fire-cooked shareable cups, a glazed hanging room will showcase the team’s in-house butcher shop. Diners can expect huge deli offerings, including coppiette sticks, pork jerky a la romaine, processed with Campari and fennel seeds, as well as dishes like steamed mussels nduja. , marinated chili and duck sausage and pork skin stew. Meatless dishes such as cacio e pepe brown crab and seaweed tagliatelle with smoked seaweed butter will also be offered. Don’t miss the Sicilian Old Fashioned, made with Averna, rye whiskey, triple sec and orange syrup.


This new East London dive bar specializes in rare bourbons and smoker barbecue dishes, with a kitchen run by Ivy’s former sous chef, Sam Gordon. A backbar filled with an impressive collection of over 40 bourbons, including some rare 23-year-old drops, provides the liquid refreshment, to a soundtrack of sweet soul. On the menu are loads of classic smokehouse fare, including brisket, ribs, and burnt tips coated in house sauces, like paprika aioli, which are also available to purchase and take home. Wine, cocktails, and American beers like Pabst Blue Ribbon and Oskar Blues are also on offer if whiskey isn’t your thing.

Mr. Ji

The Soho-based Asian restaurant, which opened earlier this year, will launch Asian-inspired Sunday roasts on the first Sunday of each month starting October 3. Taking inspiration from Cantonese-style roast meats, guests can delve into a feast menu of four different meats: Shiny Roast Duck with Umami Dip, Crispy Roasted Pork Belly with Mild Mustard, Taiwanese Sausage with Lime Mayo garlic and poached soy chicken with ginger and scallion sauce. All served with unlimited jasmine rice with a hint of salted duck egg. Sunday roasts are priced at £ 67.50 for two, including a welcome drink each. During the week, you can enjoy panko-crusted fried chicken hearts with a sweet curry sauce and a Szechuan burger, consisting of a pineapple bread, fried chicken thigh and a cucumber salad.

The seafood bar

Amsterdam seafood expert Fons de Visscher is bringing considerable influence to a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse on Dean Street, Soho this month. The Seafood Bar, the group’s first international business outside the Netherlands, spans two floors, with white marble throughout and its whole schtick is fresh seafood, without the hefty price tag. Seafood takes center stage on the menu with platters of decadent ‘seafood’ including lobster, North Sea crab, razor clams, langoustines, Dutch shrimp and more, bringing the factor “Wow”. Oysters matured in the “claire” ones in France and a variety of shellfish and fish cooked on a grill à la Plancha pair wonderfully with wines from around the world, including Ruinart champagne, Austrian Grüner Veltliner and Provencal rosé wines. . We hear that there are also plans for late night oyster parties….

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