Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to banish the slow cooker to the back of the cupboard and find some new flavours. If you need inspiration, here are six of the best London pop-ups and food festivals to check out this month.
London Beer Week is already in full swing but there are still tap takeovers, brewery open days, and the craft beer hub to check out. If you fancy a bit of a beer safari, 75 London bars are offering £5 tasting flights of three unique beers to festival pass holders. You can order your pass online for £10 and then start sipping at venues like The Draft House, Lockhouse, The Long Arm and more.
Elote is now in residence at The Duke’s Head, bringing authentic Mexican flavours to leafy Highgate Village. Pop in for a pint and try their signature elote de callejeros – chargrilled corn with creamy chipotle and queso fresco cheese. They’re also serving tacos, salads, and quesadillas – the one filled with adobo braised lamb is already a hit with the locals.
Running alongside the Ideal Home Show at Olympia London, Eat & Drink Festival is the ultimate foodie shopping experience. At this year’s show, you can sample street food, enjoy live music and cocktails, and stock up on gourmet goodies from over 100 artisan producers. Head to the Foodie Stage to pick up some cooking tips from chefs like Theo Randall, Simon Rimmer, and Rosemary Shrager.Continue Reading