Tom Capon

Staff Writer at DesignMyNight. Fake beer hipster and undisputed Flip Cup Champion of the office. @TomCapon

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola teams with Michelin-starred chef Paco Perez for new Catalan restaurant

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola teams with Michelin-starred chef Paco Perez for new Catalan restaurant This King Street site has developed a bit of a reputation. Two venues have closed on this plot shortly after opening, Quill and Suri after that, but I don’t believe in curses and, with the pedigree behind this new restaurant, you shouldn’t either. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, club CEO... Read more >

Immersive Robin Hood dining pop-up coming to Bermondsey from Michelin-starred chef

Immersive Robin Hood dining pop-up coming to Bermondsey from Michelin-starred chef Traditionally cooked dishes in a hideout the Merry Men would be envious of. ‘Steal from the rich and give to the poor,’ is all well and good for Robin Hood, but some of us have rent to pay and can’t do that from a prison cell. So this Robin Hood pop-up has come up with another idea: ‘set... Read more >

Brewski is bringing poutine and craft beer to second venue in the City Centre

Brewski is bringing poutine and craft beer to second venue in the City Centre Chips and gravy – you can’t get more Manchester than that, right? WRONG. Poutine is the Canadian national dish, consisting of the mouth-watering trio of chips, cheese curds, and gravy. This is what Brewski, the popular Chorlton bar, will be focusing on in their new City Centre location. The new... Read more >

This £50,000 margarita is made with £2000 tequila and a diamond - and you can get it in London

This £50,000 margarita is made with £2000 tequila and a diamond - and you can get it in London Do be fooled by the rocks that it's got. That's a big rock. And that tequila is expensive.  Spending literally every penny you own on a single night out isn’t just a rite of passage for the people of London, but a weekly occurrence. No matter how many £8 tequilas in the West End you’ve... Read more >

Expect affordable pizzas and guest chefs at Yard Sale Pizza's Leytonstone site

Expect affordable pizzas and guest chefs at Yard Sale Pizza's Leytonstone site Yard Sale Pizza are known for two things: being affordable and, uh, pizza, really. So it’s good news for fans of delicious pies that don’t break the bank in East London, because they’ll be bringing their fourth site to Leytonstone. From their open kitchen you can see the pizzas being baked in... Read more >

Cinnamon Kitchen are bringing seasonal Indian food in Grade II listed Battersea Power Station

Cinnamon Kitchen are bringing seasonal Indian food in Grade II listed Battersea Power Station Superstar on the Indian food scene Vivek Singh has been impressing people with Cinnamon Kitchen in the city for awhile, and now he’s the latest person to set up shop in the Grade II-listed landmark redevelopment of Battersea Power Station. Set in a railway arch, the interior combines the urban... Read more >

Naked Speed Dating is here, where you flash your junk before you chat

Naked Speed Dating is here, where you flash your junk before you chat You don't want to know what I searched to get to this photo. When you’re dating, it’s important to get it all out there. There’s a lot of lying and pretending around first dates and it’s always a bit awkward once the truth – normally food and fart related – is drudged into the open.... Read more >

The London Cheese Project is back bringing even more traders, talks and cheese battles

The London Cheese Project is back bringing even more traders, talks and cheese battles Remember: all life problems can be solved with cheese. There’s something about cheese that makes us all go a bit crazy. You wouldn’t hear, say, ‘I want to drown myself in onion soup’ while walking down Kingsland Road but one mention of fromage and suddenly everyone’s trying to sell... Read more >

Burger Festival Cardiff is going ahead with a sheep rodeo and live music

Burger Festival Cardiff is going ahead with a sheep rodeo and live music Burgers, like pizza, exists in a holy world of always being the best thing ever. Meat fans everywhere wept last November after finding out the Burger Festival Cardiff was cancelled (okay, maybe a more reasonable ‘got mildly annoyed’), but it’s meaty smiles all round as the festival makes... Read more >

Marylebone's getting a new Eastern Mediterranean restaurant from people behind Strut & Cluck

Marylebone's getting a new Eastern Mediterranean restaurant from people behind Strut & Cluck This new restaurant comes from some unlikely origins. I mean, yes, it’s from the married team behind Shoreditch’s Struct and Cluck, Amir and Limor Chen, so it might not be that unlikely that they open a sister restaurant in the bustling Marylebone. But Delamina draws influence from Limor... Read more >

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