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Auction Against Hunger London 2018

September 11, 2018

On Tuesday 25th September, Auction Against Hunger is once again bringing some of the UK’s most exciting chefs and streetfood traders to Borough Market for the most ecclectic menu of the summer.YouTube favourite DJ BBQ will host the 6th annual Auction, which has raised more than half a million pounds since it began in 2012.Auction Against Hunger Restaurants and Chefs Lyle’s, Anna Hansen, Nieves Barragan Mohacho, Yauatcha Patisserie, Mike Reid…

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We Visited Meatopia Festival (Lateshift) 2018

September 4, 2018

Marking its sixth annual event in the UK, starting Friday 31 August is the first day of the three day festival Meatopia. “Meatopia is a festival of high quality, ethically sourced meat, all cooked over ethically sourced wood and charcoal by some of the world’s leading top chefs”. Founded in the US by the late great Josh Ozersky and brought to the UK by chef Richard H Turner, Meatopia is…

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The Last Meat Auction

January 25, 2014

As Smithfield market faces redevelopment, another London tradition passes One of the reasons why London is the best city in the world is that its store of secrets and quirks never runs dry.   One such secret, steeped in centuries of history is Smithfield market’s annual Christmas Eve meat auction. Greg Lawrence of Harts Burtchers has been hosting the event for the last 30 years out of Hart’s premises on the…

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