Pop Up Ping Pong (PUPP) – Juicy burgers
Bringing together ping pong, street food, music and drink in a new series of events popping up around London – the first event launches this March. Food is provided by #BRGR, who will be serving up juicy mini burger duos with American cheese and a dollop of ketchup and mustard for £7. Their sliders contain grass-fed beef from the renown Ginger Pig Butchers, while their soft brioche buns are crafted by the famed Miller’s of Wimbledon.
When: Saturday 16th March
Where: an old pub in Kensington
Cost: £5 includes unlimited ping-pong-ing. Drinks at the bar start from £2.
‘A Very London A-Fare’ Pop-up Dining Experience in Hackney
“Ware It’s At’ are working together with pop-up dining: ‘Disappearing Dining Club’ to bring you ‘’A Very London A-Fare’, offering you a four course meal and cabaret, set in a gallery space in Hackney – dressing up is encouraged!
DDC will be dish up some “good old traditional English fare…with flair!” So expect some East-End seasonal surprises on your plate….
After dinner, sensational cabaret duo SIDNEY & PERCY give you an ‘after dinner treat’ – expect some jazz hands and some “dickie-eye-decorum”.
On the menu:
First course: Grey Goose Le Fizz
Second course: London Pea Souper
Third course: Pots, Pickles & Breads by Disappearing Dining Club & St John’s:
Brick Lane Salt Beef with Mustard & Gherkins
Potted Pork with Dijon & Tarragon
Smoked Mackerel & Lemon Crème Fraîche
Potted Dorset Curried Crab
Fourth course: Rabbit & Crayfish Pie with Carrot & Swede Mash and Pickled Kale
Fifth course: Sloe London Gin soused Winter Fruits & Elderflower Chantilly”
When: 16th March, 7.30pm
Where: Unit Gi – Enterprise House, 2 Tudor Grove, London, E9 7QL
Tickets: £45, by them here
four o nine in Clapham - Cocktails and cupcakes
On the Saturday, mothers and daughters will be treated to a cupcake and cocktail pairing, which includes four handmade cupcakes which have been created to compliment a selection of popular Sipsmith cocktails. They’ll also receive a lesson in mixology from four o nine’s head mixologist.
Not free on the Saturday? four o nine will also be hosting their annual Mother’s Day lunch on Sunday 10th March. Their four-course set menu includes; a sparkling Sipsmith cocktail on arrival, a choice of starter, main and dessert, with truffles to finish.
When: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March
Where: four o nine, 409 Clapham Road, London, SW9 9BT
Food Cycle and Love Food Hate Waste present… Feaster with Valentine Warner!
FoodCycle and Love Food Hate Waste are joining forces to create a delicious banquet with Valentine Warner.
From 7pm onwards surplus ingredients (that would otherwise be thrown away) will be transformed into a stunning menu at the Museum of the Order of St John. In this grand hall you’ll get to sit down to wonderful dishes devised by Valentine Warner and the FoodCycle catering team – full menu to be announced soon!
Price includes an aperitif and our five-course vegetarian banquet. All proceeds will go to FoodCycle, to help create more meals for people at risk from food poverty and social isolation. In the run-up to the event Love Food Hate Waste will be releasing lots of super anti-waste tips, designed to help you reduce food waste and save you some cash! Look out for these on #FabFeaster!
When: Thursday 28th March
Cost: Tickets are on sale HERE for £26
Queries? Call 020 7377 8771 or email email@example.com. Foodcycle are also looking for volunteers to help out – as waiting staff on the night, and in the kitchen on the 27th and 28th. To help, contact Kim on firstname.lastname@example.org
Pop-ups going permanent
The street foodies have found a semi-permanent home in east London (Featherstone Street, London Ec1Y2Bj) – open from now!
The pizza pop-up has found a base at Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden. Drop in for a reasonable £4 pizza slice.
French bistro style arrives in Smithfield from the guys who brought you Chabrot. On the menu you can enjoy treats like pork cheek confit with truffled bread & bacon crumble.
Notting Hill Kitchen
Portuguese meets Spanish in this new West-based venue.
Join in the third FEAST fest, where London’s foodies will join to together to indulge in the offerings of some of the city’s top street vendors. Visitors this time will be feasting at Tobacco Dock – built in the early 19th Century as a secure bonded warehouse for the storage of tobacco, this incredible historic space offers the perfect setting for our next FEAST – transforming this Tobacco Factory into another spectacular banquet.
When: 7-10 March
Cost: From £8. Buy tickets here.
This Spring, The Chocolate Festival returns to Southbank Centre for the 10th celebration of all things chocolate. Activities include free tutored chocolate tasting, lessons on how to make cocoa butter beauty products and the chance to create your own dream chocolate bar.
When: 22-24 March, 11am-8pm on Friday & Saturday, 11am-6pm on Sunday
Tickets: Free Admission