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Fowl Mouths' Japanese Comfort Food at the All Inn One pub in Forest Hill, SE23


Welcome to the newsletter.  The aim is to give you notice of the best of the pop-up & short term things that are happening in London, with a focus on food.

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Planning a celebration?  Birthday?  Team night out?  

How about a bespoke supper club or private dining experience? Choose a quirky venue and an amazingly talented chef and let Grub Club do the rest.  Get £30 off if you book before 30th April!

http://private-events.grubclub.com/popups

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This week we have -

Thursday - Thursday - Fowl Mouths’ Japanese Comfort Food, Farang’s Thai, and Epic Pies
Maps - See everything on one of my handy maps
Coming Soon - Darjeeling Express’ Tale of Two Cities

Enjoy!

Dan

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Follow LondonPopUps on Instagram - pics from pop-ups, plus upcoming events
https://instagram.com/londonpopups/

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What’s on this week

Brand New - 
Fowl Mouths' Japanese Comfort Food Residency in SE23
Craving Coffee's Streetfood Newbies in N15 - Thurs-Sat for Feb
Pesky's Vegan Streetfood in Hackney Wick - Tues-Sat
da ja chicken's Residency at The Rose and Crown in Kentish Town - Tues-Sun
Farang's 6 Month Thai Pop-up in Highbury Park, N5 - Opens Fri
Epic Pies' Pop-up at the Home cafe in Blackheath - Sat
Budweiser's London Super Bowl Party at Dinerama in Shoreditch - Sun
The Caravan x Beavertown beer-pairing dinner in Exmouth Market - Mon
The Scotch Egg Challenge at the Cononbury Tavern - Weds

Last chance - 
The Vurger Co's Vegan Burger Night in Bethnal Green  - Sat 4th


Thursday 2nd February
(Lots of things are open all week or weekend - see what’s closest to you on the map http://goo.gl/ACvi0l )

The first night of Fowl Mouths' Japanese Comfort Food Residency at All Inn One in SE23
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/fowl-mouthss-japanese-comfort-food.html
Fowl Mouths' rise continues with a new residency at All Inn One pub in Forest Hill, SE23 in February 2017, starting Weds 1st.  The delicious Japanese comfort food will be serving Wednesday to Saturday evenings from 6pm, with a special Saturday lunch from 12.30 - 3pm.  Highly recommended!

The first night of Craving Coffee's Streetfood Newbies in N15 - Thurs-Sat for Feb
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/craving-coffees-streetfood-newbies-in.html
Craving Coffee bar and cafe in N15 - nearest tube is Seven Sisters - has been a great supporter of street food for the past two years, giving regular exposure to traders on Thursday to Saturday evenings, known as Tottenham Social.  For February 2017 they will be giving 12 (comparative) newbies a chance, having asked for applications via Twitter.  It's a wonderfully diverse list!  A few are known to me - Tokunbo's Kitchen and 2 Fingers for example - and all sound great, covering Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.  Booking recommended - Get planning your visits!

Pesky's Vegan, Vegetarian & Pescatarian Streetfood at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick  - Tues-Sat
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/02/peskys-diner-style-vegan-residency-at.html
Festival favourites Pesky's are back serving their vegetarian, vegan and pescetarian dishes at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick from February 2017.  Serving from Tuesday to Saturday evenings, their food will tickle the tastebuds, even if you see yourself as a meat eater!

da ja chicken's Residency at The Rose and Crown in Kentish Town - Tues-Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/da-ja-chickens-residency-at-rose-and.html
da ja chicken, who served what they call 'the best fried chicken in the UK', are taking over the kitchen at The Rose & Crown in Kentish Town.  They use free-range chickens from Devon, with gluten-free coatings, and healthy oils, like groundnut oil, and then add their Asian flavours.  Looking forward to trying this one!

The 'Kheera Kitchen' Pop-up Indian Restaurant in Spitalfields, from Crisis - Weds-Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/the-kheera-kitchen-pop-up-indian.html
Kheera Kitchen is a pop-up Indian restaurant from Crisis, the charity for homeless people, open until the end of April at The Cafe from Crisis in Commercial Street, E1.  Run as a social enterprise, it will give homeless people and ex-offenders training in the hospitality industry to improve their career prospects.  It's open from Wednesday to Friday in the evenings, and at the weekends from 12 noon, with big bowls priced at £10, and sides at £5  Please support this great initiative!
& it looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BPh5xm1AhAg/

Voodoo Ray’s Pizza Jam in Camden - 6 Thursdays collaborating with 6 different street food traders
https://www.facebook.com/VoodooRays/
This week - Voodoo Ray’s x Oli Baba

Dinerama - The Street Food Market in Shoreditch - Thurs - Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2016/05/dinerama-street-food-market-in.html
Dinerama, the great streetfood market at 19 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, is now open Thursday to Sunday.

Friday 3rd February
The first night of Farang's 6 Month Thai Pop-up in Highbury Park, N5
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/farangs-6-month-thai-pop-up-in-highbury.html
Seb Holmes, whose career as a Thai chef has taken him from Smoking Goat and The Begging Bowl to running his own very successful street food business, Farang, is taking the next logical step and launching Farang as a 6 month pop-up (initially) at 72 Highbury Park, N5.  It'll be open daily from Friday 3rd February, and will be serving a mix of small plates - e.g. Cornish Mussels in a Coconut, Green Curry & Sweet Basil Bro - and large plates - e..g Pork Belly & Lobster Lon with Dipping Vegetables and Herbs - in a good-sized family restaurant.  Can't wait!

Club Mexicana's Mexican Vegan Streetfood Residency at Pamela in Dalston - Tues - Sat
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/club-mexicanas-mexican-vegan-streetfood.html
Club Mexicana, the vegan Mexican streetfood supremos who have been popping up (& gracing this site) regularly since early 2014, are going to be doing a bar kitchen residency at Pamela in Kingsland Road, Dalston.  I'm certainly not a vegan (see my Instagram for details...) but I love Lois and Meriel's food, especially their pulled jackfruit burritos.  This is one you really need to go to regularly!

(Plus lots of the Thursday things)

Saturday 4th January
Epic Pies' Pop-up at the Home cafe in Blackheath
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/epic-pies-pop-up-shop-home-cafe-blackheath-tickets-31158767713
"We are delighted to join our friends at Home Cafe and their lovely Blackheath punters for 2 Saturdays in February.
We will be serving our handcrafted Epic Pies with mash, veg & gravy, or gourmet Cumberland Bangers & Mash for those less pastry-inclined foodies."

Sambal Shiok's Malaysian Pop-up at Blend in N8 - Chinese New Year Menu - Until Sat 11th
https://www.sambalshiok.co.uk/
"Gather your friends and family to celebrate Chinese New Year with our special tasting menu! 4 courses for £20 per person. Booking at least 24 hours in advance required.
Tasting menu offered 28 January to 11 February only."

The 'Quilombero' Pop-up Canteen, Restaurant & Bar near East India Dock - Mon-Fri - Breakfast & lunch, Fri & Sat - Dinner
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/the-quilombero-pop-up-canteen.html
Quilombero is a new pop-up near East India Dock, E14, from Chef Gabriel Pryce and Missy Flynn formerly of Rita's in Hackney, that will be open until Spring 2017.  Inspired by the cuisines of Northern Italy and Argentina, it's open from 8am to 4pm on weekdays, and then from 5.30pm to 1am on Fridays and Saturdays.  Booking is recommended!

The Vurger Co's Vegan Burger Nights at The Pillbox Kitchen in Bethnal Green
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/the-vurger-cos-vegan-burger-nights-at.html
The Vurger Co serve vegan burgers (hence the name) around the markets of London, and will be taking up residency at The Pillbox Kitchen in Bethnal Green for 4 Satudays, from 14th Janaury to 4th February 2017.  No booking, just turn up, and enjoy great vegan food in burger form, plus vegan beers and wines too.
& the Vurgers look a bit like… https://www.instagram.com/p/BPQRzoXgwrp/

Mirey's Restaurant's French Residency at The Cuckoo in N1 - Thurs - Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/mireys-restaurants-french-residency-at.html
Mirey's Restaurant, a collaboration between chefs Gerald Mirey and Ko Ito, is taking over the kitchen at The Cuckoo in Hemingford Road, N1, from 5th January 2017, serving Thursdays to Sundays.  Expect classic French dishes, with the inevitable twist, from the French and Japanese team, available on Thursday to Saturday evenings, and then for brunch on Saturdays and roasts on Sundays.  Sounds spectacularly good!
The Saturday bruch looks a bit like… https://www.instagram.com/p/BO9tRsGA0Ok/

Sunday 5th February
Budweiser's London Super Bowl Party at Dinerama in Shoreditch
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/budweisers-london-super-bowl-party-at.html
The Super Bowl takes place on Sunday 5th February, and Budweiser is holding a viewing party at Dinerama in Shoreditch, to run from 7pm until 4am.  Whether you're a Falcons or Patriots fan, or just an American Football fan you can watch the game while drinking Bud and eating some special US-inspired dishes from the Dinerama traders, like Duck’N Roll’s Dallas BBQ Sub.  Tickets are just £10, which gets you in, and gets you two Budweisers, so bring cash for the food etc.

MYPIE's Two Month Residency at The King & Co in Clapham - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2016/12/mypies-two-month-residency-at-king-co.html
MYPIE, who serve awide range of 'proper pies' are taking over the kitchen at The King & Co in Clapham from 2nd January to 26th February 2016.  Expect a regularly changing line-up, including smoked ham hock & tarragon,  roasted mushrooms, spinach and truffle oil; and the best-selling steak, chilli and cheese, plus sides of chips, mash and gravy.  There will also be desserts like crumbles, brownies and more - perfect for the chilly months - plus weekend brunches and Sunday Roasts.  See you there!
The Sunday Roasts are epic!  https://www.instagram.com/p/BPkkOCaAKzJ/

The Yamagoya Pop-up Ramen Bar in Shaftesbury Avenue - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2016/12/the-yamagoya-pop-up-raman-bar-in.html
Yamagoya is a Japanese ramen pop-up, newly opened at 64 Shaftesbury Avenue, above the Shuang Shuang restaurant.  I haven't visited yet, but the menu looks great - their signature bone broth with lots of pork, seaweed, eggs, mushrooms and much more.  It's open daily - full times listed on their site.
& it looks a bit like… https://www.instagram.com/p/BOpGuY0gmSb/

The Lodge Winter 2016 Fondue Restaurant Pop-up in Clapham North - Tues-Sun for the winter
http://www.londonpopups.com/2016/10/the-lodge-winter-2016-fondue-restaurant.html
The Lodge, Jimmy Garcia's Winter Fondue Pop-up is back for winter 2016, opening on Friday 21st October, just one minute from Clapham North tube station.  It's the same re-created alpine lodge setting as before, with fondue made from Swiss cheese, lots of great cocktails, plus a new non-fondue menu.
& the fondue looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BPLZe69A_Zp/
& save some room for dessert…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BPLg-GYg48r/

Monday 6th February
The Caravan x Beavertown beer-pairing dinner in Exmouth Market - Mon 6th
https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/caravan-x-beavertown-exclusive-4-course-dinner-with-beer-pairing-tickets-31152424741
"Miles Kirby, co-founder of the all-day dining restaurant, Caravan, has joined forces with Logan Plant, founder of London’s Beavertown Brewery to create 'Spresso', a new, limited edition coffee stout.
The pair have worked together to create the one-off barrel-aged Spresso and to mark this, Miles and Logan are hosting an exclusive dinner at Caravan Exmouth Market, showcasing the diversity of flavours in coffee and beer.
The carefully curated 4-course dinner menu will include dishes such as 'Scallop ceviche, lardo & bergamot' and 'Mutton shoulder, chermoula & fried aubergine relish' each chosen to complement both coffee and beer."

Adam Rawson's Residency at The George & Dragon in Fitzrovia - Mon-Fri til March 2017
http://www.londonpopups.com/2016/11/adam-rawsons-residency-at-george-dragon.html
Adam Rawson, winner of The YBF's Chef of the Year in 2015, and both 2015 and 2016's Slider Decider burger competitions, now has a weekday residency at the George & Dragon pub in Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia.  Serving Monday to Friday from noon til 10pm, you can enjoy Adam's amazing burgers and more in the pub.
& it looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BNWy5XLgWRQ/

Tuesday 7th February
CLAW's Winter 2016 Residency at The Sun & 13 Cantons in Soho - Tues - Sat
http://www.londonpopups.com/2016/10/claws-winter-2016-residency-at-sun-13.html
CLAW, who serve great buns and more made from sustainable British seafood like crab and oysters, are taking over the kitchen at The Sun & 13 Cantons in Soho from late October 2016 to late January 2017.  Serving lunch and dinner (days vary) expect dishes like their famous buns, plus Sourdough fried oysters with oyster cream, and 'KFC' – Kimchi fried soft-shell crab.  It's going to be great!

Clean Living Alice and Barry Tonks' 'Saint and Sinners' Pop-up at The Gherkin - week days
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/clean-living-alice-and-barry-tonks.html
Love this idea - Searcys at The Gherkin is offering a contrasting set of menus from two very different chefs for January and early February, depending on how 'good' you want to be.  On the 'Saints' side (above) you have Clean Living Alice - expect chia, yogurt, parsnip fries and more - while on the 'Sinners' side (below) you have Barry Tonks - who will be tempting you with foie gras, lobster, chantilly cream and so on.  You pays your money and you makes your choice!  Open til 13th February.

Wednesday 8th February
The Scotch Egg Challenge at the Canonbury Tavern, N1
http://www.thecanonbury.co.uk/events?month=02&year=2017
"The Scotch Egg Challenge is BACK!
Do not miss eggs-travagant lengths the competing chefs go to to be crowned victorious. Taste the egg-cellent and egg-citing twists they come up with to win the unconventional category."

Le Bun's Three Month Residency at Birthdays in Dalston - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2016/10/le-buns-three-month-residency-at.html
Le Bun continue their upward ascent with a new three month residency at Brthdays in Dalston, serving their signature buns like Duke Frites, and Bourguignon, plus new Christmas specials and more.  It's going to be open daily from Thursday 13th October 2016 to 29th January 2017 (Closed Christmas week), so we have no excuses not to get involved at least a couple of times!
& it looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BMKBUEfA1Pv/

Thursday 9th February
The Bream Team at Unwined in Tooting - Thurs - Sun
https://agrapenightin.co.uk/menu
The Beam Team are the current kitchen residents at Unwined in Tooting, the wine bar in Tooting Market, serving Thurs-Sun, inc bottomless Sundays.

The 'Balkano' Eastern European Pop-up at VAULT Festival 2017 in Waterloo - Weds-Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/the-balkano-eastern-european-pop-up-at.html
The Vault Festval runs frm 25th January - 5th March in the space under Waterloo station, accessed via Leake Street.  Providing the food this year is Balkano, an Eastern European pop-up, founded by Martin H Shaw, ex of Conran, and The Cake Shop Bakery.  Expect 'bitey' sized eats like flatbreads and 'mighty' sized ones like Goulash, priced at £4 and £9 respectively.  Note that you don't need a ticket to the festival to eat at the pop-up - it's open to all.

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Maps

See everything on one of my new maps:

All the maps on one page
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/maps.html

Food-related things - restaurants, bars, streetfood in pubs & more
http://goo.gl/ACvi0l

Pop-ups Shops
http://goo.gl/mAopu7

Supper Clubs (approximate locations)
http://goo.gl/0OEdRe

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There are always lots of Supper Clubs happening too - Find a Supper Club here
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/london-supper-clubs.html

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Coming Soon - Listings to make you hungry (& thirsty)
See them all here
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/booking-ahead.html

Farang's 6 Month Thai Pop-up in Highbury Park, N5 - Opens Fri 3rd
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/farangs-6-month-thai-pop-up-in-highbury.html
Seb Holmes, whose career as a Thai chef has taken him from Smoking Goat and The Begging Bowl to running his own very successful street food business, Farang, is taking the next logical step and launching Farang as a 6 month pop-up (initially) at 72 Highbury Park, N5.  It'll be open daily from Friday 3rd February, and will be serving a mix of small plates - e.g. Cornish Mussels in a Coconut, Green Curry & Sweet Basil Bro - and large plates - e..g Pork Belly & Lobster Lon with Dipping Vegetables and Herbs - in a good-sized family restaurant.  Can't wait!

The Dinner Ladies' Chinese New Year Dinner at The Little Yellow Door in Notting Hill - Fri 3rd
http://www.londonpopups.com/2017/01/the-dinner-ladies-chinese-new-year.html
Celebrate the Chinese New Year on Friday 3rd of February with The Dinner Ladies at the Little Yellow Door bar in Notting Hill.  It's a 6 course supper club celebrating food from all over China, and there are only 35 tickets at £35 each, so don't miss out!

Taco Dave's Condesa Nights Supper Club in E20 - Sat 4th
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/condesa-nights-a-supper-club-by-taco-dave-tickets-31192215757#tickets
"Following over a year of street food adventures trading at the likes of Druid Street Market and Red Galleries 'Last Days of Shoreditch' the team at Taco Dave thought it well over due to organise a proper, grown-up, sit down meal in an amazing venue drinking delicious cocktails and enjoying a deeper exploration of the modern flavours of Mexico City."

The Caravan x Beavertown beer-pairing dinner in Exmouth Market - Mon 6th
https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/caravan-x-beavertown-exclusive-4-course-dinner-with-beer-pairing-tickets-31152424741
"Miles Kirby, co-founder of the all-day dining restaurant, Caravan, has joined forces with Logan Plant, founder of London’s Beavertown Brewery to create 'Spresso', a new, limited edition coffee stout.
The pair have worked together to create the one-off barrel-aged Spresso and to mark this, Miles and Logan are hosting an exclusive dinner at Caravan Exmouth Market, showcasing the diversity of flavours in coffee and beer.
The carefully curated 4-course dinner menu will include dishes such as 'Scallop ceviche, lardo & bergamot' and 'Mutton shoulder, chermoula & fried aubergine relish' each chosen to complement both coffee and beer."

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Shop of the Week
See all the pop-up shops in London on my handy map
http://goo.gl/mAopu7

Back soon!
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Elsewhere on the site

See all this week’s listings here
http://www.londonpopups.com/search/label/Schedule

What’s on near me - Search by the first 3 letters of your postcode - e.g. SW2
http://www.londonpopups.com/search?q=SW2


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Planning a celebration?  Birthday?  Team night out?  

How about a bespoke supper club or private dining experience? Choose a quirky venue and an amazingly talented chef and let Grub Club do the rest.  Get £30 off if you book before 30th April!

http://private-events.grubclub.com/popups



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