Lucky Pig at Paradise Palms I was sad when Ninja Buns finished their run at Paradise Palms, but word soon reached me that the kitchen was to be taken over by an outfit looking to showcase vegan and vegetarian food. Called Lucky Pig, I popped in to give their wares a try on a quiet …

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ExteriorHenderson’s former bistro was converted to a vegan speciality restaurant, earlier this year. It has since managed to attract a particularly sneering review from the Guardian, which prompted me to check it out. I gave it an early evening visit, just before Hush Hour, during December. The place has been given a smart makeover. I …

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ExteriorThere had been some slightly fevered Twitter action in the build up to Moon & Hare opening, with expectations set high for this new cafe. Showcasing vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and raw food dishes I thought it might be just the thing my system needed after a week of tiring excess. Much in the same …

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StallWhen I was down in London recently for the Foodie Hub global awards, I heard a tale from New York food oracle Yvo Sin about great dumplings in a little Manhattan hideaway where you get a portion of really tasty little blighters for $1. Now 6 dumplings for £3 isn’t quite in the same league, …

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ExteriorSome places radiate disaster as soon as you cross the threshold. Such was the case with Cafe Cornucopia, which took over when Appetite Direct closed their shop on Howe Street to focus squarely on their catering business (although saying that, they’ve just taken over the cafe at the Festival Theatre). I was unsurprised to see …

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