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Rock on: the Piccadilly branch of the Hard Rock Café
The restaurant chain's owners are embroiled in a bitter legal dispute
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Claw hammered: combine champagne and crustaceans at the Krug and Beast pop-up
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Strawberry fields: growing fruit and vegetables on the roof
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If ever a drink was deserving of an exhibition, it is the martini
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Grape expectations: Rothschild would be a good bet
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Hamper your plans: many restaurants now offer picnics
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Hemingway left a full, typed-out recipe for the perfect burger to the John F Kennedy Presidential Library
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The big squeeze: Many people now juice their way to five a day
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Any investment greater than £500 gets you a free burrito
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One could argue that the burgers that Zagat lists are simply examples of comfort food reaching a sort of apotheosis
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I doubt that my asparagus can be all that “locally sourced” if I’m eating it in Soho
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ebookA wonderful selection of salads, starters and mains featuring venison, grouse and other game
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Every little dish at the Typing Room – from the courgette and basil profiterole snackette to the delicately cooked pigeon with baked celeriac and hazelnut – was clever and witty
Step away from the Soylent and enjoy the pleasures of real food
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If you can't stand the heat, opt for chillies that add flavour
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Shared tables make fellow diners too close for comfort
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