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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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Free Range Jane

This week we have -

Thursday - Thursday - Free Range Jane, Whole Beast, & The Clumsies’ Pop-up Bar
Maps - See everything on one of my handy maps
Coming Soon - Knuckle x Marksman Vegetarian Supper Club in Shoreditch - Weds 18th
Shopping - Crafty Fox’s Market in SE1 - Sat & Sun


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 -
Free Range Jane's Two Month Residency at The King & Co in Clapham - Mon & Thurs-Sat
Whole Beast's March Residency at Brickfields Bar in Brockley - Tues-Thurs for March
Eastern Bloc's March Residency at Great Guns Social in SE1 - Tues-Sat
Mikey Gordon's Sabbath Supper Club at the Yeo Valley Cafe in W2 - Fri 6th
The Clumsies Cocktail Bar at Pittabun in Soho - Fri 6th & Sat 7th
The Crafty Fox Craft Market at Mercato Metropolitano in SE1 - Sat 7th & Sun 8th
Fooska's Vegan Indian Zero Waste Tiffin Launch in N22 - Sat 7th, 3pm-5pm
Rajiv's Kitchen's Saturday Nights at Unwined in Waterloo - Saturdays in March
Quinto Quarto's "Truffle & Porcini" Italian Banquet in Highbury & Islington - Sat 7th
Ben Spalding x Stir in Woolwich - Tues 10th March
Nyammin' Caribbean Supper Club - Experience Saint Lucia - in SE16 - Weds 11th
Headway EATS: The Coming of Spring Supper Club - Hackney - Thurs 12th


Thursday 5th March

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

Free Range Jane's Two Month Residency at The King & Co in Clapham - Mon & Thurs-Sat
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/03/free-range-janes-two-month-residency-at.html
New in the kitchen at The King & Co in Clapham is Free Range Jane, who will be providing chicken based dishes on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and some veggie and vegan plates too.  Jane is a veteran of the markets, and also cooks as Linnet's Kitchen - looking forward to trying her chicken!

Whole Beast's March Residency at Brickfields Bar in Brockley - Tues-Thurs for March
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/03/whole-beasts-march-residency-at.html
This March Whole Beast - nose to tail food cooked over fire - will be popping up at Brickfields Bar in Brockley, on Tuesday to Thursday evenings.  Whole Beast are chefs Sam Bryant and Alicia Specjalna, and have been popping up around London for a couple of years now, always to great acclaim.  Not to be missed!

Eastern Bloc's March Residency at Great Guns Social in SE1 - Tues-Sat
https://www.instagram.com/easternblocfood/?hl=en
Enjoy Eastern Bloc's Turkish/Eastern European dishes in the chilled vibe of Great Guns Social - just a few minutes from Borough Market

Sawah’s Contemporary Indonesian Cuisine at the Windsor Castle Pub in NW1 - Mon-Sat
https://www.instagram.com/sawah_london/
Sawah are serving their Indonesian food until the end of May, Mondays - Saturdays from 4pm til 10pm.  The food is a contemporary take on indonesian classics, plus some of their own creations.  They also make their own cocktails!
& the lamb chops look a bit like…
https://twitter.com/LondonPopups/status/1234929375054893056

Craving Coffee's #TottenhamSocial Streetfood Nights in N15 - Fikre Kitchen - Vegan Ethiopian  - Thurs-Sat
https://www.cravingcoffee.co.uk/tottenham-social

Friday 6th March
Mikey Gordon's Sabbath Supper Club at the Yeo Valley Cafe in W2 - Fri 6th
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/02/mikey-gordons-sabbath-supper-club-at.html 
Mikey Gordon is Head Chef at the Yeo Valley Cafe in Queensway, W2, and has started a Friday night supper club - his take on a Jewish Friday night dinner - called 'Sabbath'.  The next one is on Friday 6th March, with a 4 course menu that includes Borscht Salmon, and Beef 'n' Latka, and finishes off with Grandma Lily's Honey & Apple Cake.  Tickets are just £33 from Eventbrite here, and this one is BYOB!  It sounds excellent!

The Clumsies Cocktail Bar at Pittabun in Soho - Fri 6th & Sat 7th
https://www.designmynight.com/london/restaurants/soho/pitta-bun/pittabun-late-nights-with-the-clumsies 
"This March, modern Greek street food restaurant PITTABUN will be joining forces with fellow Athenians and multi award winning cocktail bar, The Clumsies, to create a late-night menu of cocktails and pittabuns inspired by street eats in Greece. For one weekend only the team will take over the downstairs at PITTABUN to stir up a special menu created specifically for the popup.
During the popup, drinks gurus Vasilis Kyritsis and Nikos Bakoulis, co-founders of The Clumsies which is currently ranked #6 in the World’s 50 Best Bars, will be on hand to serve favourites from their menu in Athens alongside a selection of cocktails created specially to go hand in hand with one of PITTABUN’s signature buns."

Bar Aspen - The Friday Night Underground Wine Bar in Camden - Fridays
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/02/bar-aspen-friday-night-underground-wine.html
Sunny Hodge, founder of the very popular South London bar Diogenes The Dog, has created Bar Aspen, a Friday night only underground wine bar in Camden High Street.  Their focus is on natural wines, with a speakeasy feel.  It's open from 5pm every Friday - booking recommended!

(Plus lots of the Thursday things)

Saturday 7th March
The Crafty Fox Craft Market at Mercato Metropolitano in SE1 - Sat 7th & Sun 8th
https://www.craftyfoxmarket.co.uk/market-dates/march-2020-mercato-metropolitano
"Start Spring with a hop, skip and a bounce to a Crafty Fox Market at Mercato Metropolitano!  We will joined on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th March 2020 by a host of brilliant small businesses, all producing unique products you can’t find on the high street.  The market will be open from 11am to 5pm both days, with different traders on each day. "

Fooska's Vegan Indian Zero Waste Tiffin Launch in N22 - Sat 7th, 3pm-5pm
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fooska-zero-waste-tiffin-launch-tickets-96385819581 
"Launching the zero waste solution for home cooked vegan takeaway service."

Rajiv's Kitchen's Saturday Nights at Unwined in Waterloo - Saturdays in March
https://www.instagram.com/rajivskitchen/
Go for Rajiv's Nepalese dishes - including his wonderful momos - with fine wines from Unwined.

Quinto Quarto's "Truffle & Porcini" Italian Banquet in Highbury & Islington - Sat 7th
https://www.eatwith.com/events/52185?date=2020-03-07
"Join this amazing 4-Course Banquet cooked by Michelin Trained Italian Chef Adalberto Battaglia (aka the King of Gnocchi), and it's BYOB without any Corkage Fee!
After successful sell-out Valentine's Day Supper Club (see our 5* reviews), Adalberto Battaglia is popping up again in the heart of North London, in a cool venue in Highbury & Islington!"

Flat Earth Pizzas' Residency at The Plough in Homerton - Thurs-Sat
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/01/flat-earth-pizzas-residency-at-plough.html 
Flat Earth, one of my favourite residencies from 2019, is back for 2020 with a new residency at The Plough in Homerton High Street, E9, serving Thursdays to Saturdays.  Flat earth serve delicious pizzas, with a regularly changing menu, featuring chef Rich's wild, foraged and pickled ingredients.
& it looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/B8ipgIDFohi/

Alter's 3 Month Residency at Counter Culture in Clapham - Tues-Sat
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/01/alters-3-month-residency-at-counter.html
Alter, fine vegan cooking from chef Andy Hogben, will be popping up at Counter Culture in Clapham for three months starting on 7th January 2020 on Tuesday to Saturday evenings.  Andy's pedigree is first rate, having cooked in Dabbous, Som Saa and Kyms, and his food is delicious.  Counter Culture is a very small space, next to The Dairy on The Pavement in Clapham Common, so this is going to be a hot ticket.
& it looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/B72tRIMlm7s/

Sunday 8th March
Zephyr Burgers at The Met Pub in Westbourne Park - Daily
https://www.instagram.com/p/B8lh-Aonn5N/
7 days a week 4-9 weekdays, 12-10 Saturday and 12-8 Sunday
The menu includes Cheeseburgers, Hot Sandwiches (e.g. Chicken & Bacon Club), Snacks & Sides, and Roasts on Sundays.  There is also a kids menu.

Omni's Plant-based Sharing Plates at Stockton Bar in Deptford - Tues-Sun
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/02/omnis-plant-based-sharing-plates-at.html
The Omni Collective, comprising chefs Jessica McGill and George Matheou (ex NOPI, & Duck Soup), has taken over the kitchen at Stockton bar at 2 Deptford High Street, SE8.  They are serving their plant-based sharing plates - both big & small - from Tuesday to Sunday evenings.  Omni has been popping up around London for a couple of years, but I have yet to try their food - something I need to rectify!

Monday 9th March
Gizzi Erskine's The Nitery Pop-up at the St Martin's Lane Hotel - Daily
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/02/gizzi-erskines-nitery-pop-up-at-st.html
This one is something special - Gizzi Erskine, a chef who has held pop-ups throughout her career, is opening a 3 month pop-up restautant, The Nitery, at the St Martin's Lane Hotel, south of Covent Garden.  It will be open from 7am til late with a menu inspired by French, American and British cooking, and even serving Sunday Roasts in March and April. 

Cucina Rustica's Pizza Residency at The Gipsy Queen in NW5 - Mon-Sat
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/02/cucina-rusticas-pizza-residency-at.html 
Cucina Rustica, one of London's most active pop-ups, has taken over the kitchen at The Gipsy Queen, a craft beer pub in NW5, a few minutes walk from Belsize Park tube.  The menu will be based around pizzas - chef Giorgio has been perfecting his toppings - and will be serving on Mondays to Saturdays, inc from noon on Fridays and Saturdays.

Tuesday 10th March
Ben Spalding x Stir in Woolwich - Tues 10th March
https://www.designmynight.com/london/whats-on/food-drink/ben-spalding-x-stir 
"The night will feature An intimate  talk from Ben Spalding on his journey & battle with Mental Health over the last 12 years. What better place to do this than stir, an award winning community cafe whose motto is good mood food and is a venture by the visionary bridge mental health group.  Ben will  cook a special intimate 5-course menu + surprises for 26 guests.
Not much around the food is revealed until the night, (in true Ben Spalding style), but expect 5-courses plus surprises paired with underground music & the standard banter & stories.
A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in food, music and conversation."

Donnelly's Restaurant at The Shrub & Shutter in Brixton - Tues-Sat
https://www.instagram.com/p/B8te9fRHYIE/
Donnelly's Restaurant - serving classic British food - has started a residency at the Shrub & Shutter in Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, serving Tuesdays - Saturday evenings.  "fresh, sustainable and ethical UK grown produce, in the form of delicious British sharing plates."

Boca Chica's Dominican Street Food at Rye Wax in Peckham - Tues-Sun
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/02/boca-chicas-dominican-street-food-at.html 
Boca Chica is now serving Dominican street food at Rye Wax, the record store, bar & venue in Peckham.  I visited at the weekend to try their food, and loved it - really tasty and filling - and really enjoyed meeting Vigma, the founder. 
& it looks a bit like… https://www.instagram.com/p/B8TX2KlllrV/ 

Wednesday 11th March
Nyammin' Caribbean Supper Club - Experience Saint Lucia - in SE16 - Weds 11th
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nyammin-caribbean-supper-club-experience-saint-lucia-tickets-89416787017
"Join Nyammin' for a culinary experience that celebrates the beautiful Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.
Nyammin' is a supper club that celebrates all things Caribbean founded by 3 British Virgin Islanders who want to enhance Caribbean awareness through cuisine and culture. We want to share what we know and love with the world!"

Filthy Buns' Residency at The Three Compasses in Dalston - Daily
https://www.londonpopups.com/2019/09/filthy-buns-residency-at-three.html
Filthy Buns - John & Debs - are now in the kitchen at The Three Compasses in Dalston, serving burgers, buns, and sides seven days a week.  They are serving early with breakfast buns for the Rugby World Cup, and also have a set of Sunday Roast buns (which sound incredible) for Sundays.
& the Sunday Roast Bun looks a bit like…
https://twitter.com/LondonPopups/status/1180869298098712578

Thursday 12th March
Headway EATS: The Coming of Spring Supper Club - Hackney - Thurs 12th
https://headwayel.yapsody.com/event/index/533846/headway-eats-the-coming-of-spring
Join Headway East London for the next instalment of our popular supper club. This March, we're celebrating the warmer, brighter days and The Coming of Spring! Expect delicious seasonal grub accompanied by fantastic musical performances from some of our members and the City of London Sinfonia.
Tickets are £20 per person; proceeds support our work with local survivors, their families and carers. You will enjoy:
- three courses of seasonal delights, inspired by dishes and flavours enjoyed at our communal lunches, plus a welcome drink - special musical performances and readings

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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

Talya's Vegan Middle Eastern Supper Club in Hackney - Sun 15th
https://www.designmynight.com/london/bars/hackney/hackney-coffee-company/vegan-middle-eastern-supper-club
"Join us at our VEGAN Middle eastern supper club where we will whisk you away on an amazing magic carpet ride across the Middle East.
Talya is a passionate Middle Eastern cook with a magic touch in the kitchen and lots of Levantine love in her food.
Her dishes perfectly balance savoury, sour and sweet flavours with unexpected heady aromatics such as orchid, rose, za’atar and pomegranate molasses to create sublime flavour combinations."

Knuckle x Marksman Vegetarian Supper Club in Shoreditch - Weds 18th
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/knuckle-x-marksman-vegetarian-supper-club-tickets-95551957477
"The first of a ten-part vegetarian supper club by Knuckle. This event is in collaboration with the Marksman Pub
We welcome Knuckle to host a ten-part monthly vegetarian supper club series on The Rooftop.
The first event is in collaboration with the Marksman Pub, Hackney, a Public House and Dining Room owned and run by chefs Tom Harris and Jon Rotheram.
A three-course supper club celebrating sustainable food cultures via an all vegetarian menu with a free welcome cocktail, additional wine and beer available to purchase."

For Starters Presents:  Loose Canons Super Club in Holloway Road - 25th/25th March & 22nd/23rd April
https://www.designmynight.com/london/pubs/north-london/owl-hitchhiker/for-starters-presents-loose-cannons-supper-club?t=tickets
"From the team that brought you Ode to the British Showman and Back To The Future, For Starters now bring you their monthly supper club. Scott Perkins and David Kulesza are 'Loose Cannons' with no theme or boundaries they bring to you an 8 course monthly changing tasting menu, that will bring you a social fine dining experience without the stuffiness and the price tag. Expect the unexpected, as the chefs cook your meal in front of you with plenty of interaction, music and participation. To top it all off bespoke cocktail and wines have been paired to compliment the flavours, sensation and experiences of your evening."

Fat Macy's 4th Birthday Supper Club in Hackney - Fri 27th
https://www.fatmacys.org/supperclubs/
"We’re hosting a a one off supper club on Friday 27th March to celebrate our fourth birthday!
Fat Macy’s is a social enterprise helping young Londoners out of homelessness through catering and supper clubs. Each hour that our trainees spend working in the kitchen and at events goes towards a deposit to put down on a flat of their own.
We’ll be serving up a delicious meal inspired by the produce of the season, in Hackney from 8pm."

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

The Crafty Fox Craft Market at Mercato Metropolitano in SE1 - Sat 7th & Sun 8th
https://www.craftyfoxmarket.co.uk/market-dates/march-2020-mercato-metropolitano
"Start Spring with a hop, skip and a bounce to a Crafty Fox Market at Mercato Metropolitano!  We will joined on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th March 2020 by a host of brilliant small businesses, all producing unique products you can’t find on the high street.  The market will be open from 11am to 5pm both days, with different traders on each day. "

The Ecstatic Peace Library Pop-up Record Store & Gallery in Stoke Newington - Daily
https://www.londonpopups.com/2020/02/the-ecstatic-peace-library-pop-up.html
On Wednesday 5th February the Ecstatic Peace Library, a pop-up record store, book store and gallery space will open at 96 Stoke Newington Church Street (nearly opposite The Good Egg), for six weeks.  It's a collaboration between musician Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), artist Edwin Pouncey (aka Savage Pencil), and Pete Flanagan (Zippo Records).  Go along for an eclectic selection of music and more; both Moore and Pouncey will be selling records from their personal collection.

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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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Do it yourself - Find out how to organise your own pop-ups here
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/advice-resources.html

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