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A Secret Restaurant to Go with London's Runaway Hit, Secret Cinema

December 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM | by | ()

Secret Restaurant: No, mystery meat is not on the menu

From the people that brought you Secret Cinema—an incomparable live theater-meets-movie screening that has taken London by storm—comes Secret Restaurant.

Like its sister project, available details about what will transpire during your time at the pop-up are skint, at best. Tickets are available for attendees of upcoming Secret Cinema performances, of which there are several in January.

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Pop-Up Brunch Club Tops London's Most Talked-About Restaurants

December 8, 2011 at 4:20 PM | by | ()

If you've been following our London coverage, you're surely noticed two prominent trends:

1. The prevalence of pop-ups.
2. The decided lack of decent brunch options in the city.

But there is a contingent of culinarians looking to change the latter, among which you can count Bex and Nick, the masterminds and master chefs behind the aptly named Gourmet Lovers Club. The duo is fanatical about good food and adept at serving up a stellar brunch, as we can attest.

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Slushees for Foodies: New York's Kelvin Slush Truck Makes a Mean Arnold Palmer

June 10, 2011 at 9:10 AM | by | ()

Our Arnold Palmer slush

It was 100 degree in New York City yesterday. No lie. It took about five seconds in the sun to have us craving an old school slushee—something portable, refreshing, thirst-quenching and delicious. Luckily, we were headed in the right direction and ran smackdab into our favorite new food truck: Kelvin Natural Slush.

This is only The Kelvin Slush truck's second year on the increasingly crowded Big Apple food truck scene, but the big blue thing has a unique offering: cold slush treats customized, made with pure filtered water, all-natural cane sugar, real fruit and free from any artificial flavors, high-fructose corn syrup, colors or preservatives. And to top it all off—everything is Kosher!

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How Will London's Burgeoning Food Truck Scene Measure Up at Its First Festival?

April 21, 2011 at 4:52 PM | by | ()

A Meatwagon burger

Though they may have Yanks beat in terms of pop-up restaurant popularity, our 'cross the pond friends are only now catching on to the culinary fad that is mobile food. Whereas Los Angeles' Wilshire Boulevard is lined back-to-back with food trucks during lunch hour, in London one is hard pressed to find an abundance of similar on-the-go fare.

Recently, however, the tide has been turning as foodies take to the streets with affordable eats made of fresh, local ingredients. Think the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall philosophy meets taco truck, and you'll start to understand how the scene is shaping up.

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