Magpie’s trolleys; vegans; Clare Smyth’s new joint; Duck and Waffle’s midnight feast; and Flavour Bastard

Magpie’s food on trolleys experience opens and it actually sounds like fun, rather than a gimmick. Take off!
http://www.hot-dinners.com/Gastroblog/Test-drive/trolley-service-we-test-drive-magpie-on-heddon-street

Clare Smyth unveils her first solo joint – Core – a fine dining excursion in Notting Hill.
http://www.bighospitality.co.uk/People/Clare-Smyth-How-the-UK-s-top-chef-is-out-to-make-fine-dining-cool-again

Clever idea (we think!): Duck and Waffle are having a special midnight feast menu so people can admire their amazing twinkly views.
http://www.hot-dinners.com/Gastroblog/Latest-news/duck-and-waffle-is-having-a-midnight-feast-and-you-re-invited

Flavour BastardYes, if you haven’t already heard, Soho will soon see the arrival of a new joint called Flavour Bastard. And why not!
https://www.timeout.com/london/blog/finally-soho-is-getting-a-restaurant-called-flavour-bastard-080417

Here’s a dubious story about veggies and vegans turning carnivores off meat. It’s a story that tries to paint everyone in a bad light. Silly, but entertaining on one level!
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/vegans-aggressive-british-people-turn-off-vegetarianism-meat-dairy-study-a7880251.html