Foodie News

Our round-up of the latest Food and Drink Offerings for March

Roast Does Burgers

Launching on 19 March, Borough Market institution, Roast, will be answering late-night revellers plea for top quality fast food, served in the gorgeous restaurant overlooking the market. In what is always a lively part of the capital.

Guests will have the choice of four different fillings, three meaty versions served in fluffy brioche buns and one vegan option, sandwiched between a striking charcoal bun. The traditional No.1 is an 8oz quality British beef patty, cheese fondue, lettuce, pickles, tomatoes, onion, and pink sauce. Roast’s version of the classic chicken burger is No.2: Half buttermilk fried chicken, cheddar cheese, grilled pineapple, lettuce and lime pepper mayonnaise. Coming in at No.3 is a succulent Breaded pork chop, with shredded BBQ pork shoulder, grilled pineapple and pickled red cabbage. Last but by no means least is No.4, the vegan offering on the menu, a Black bean and sweet potato patty, with ‘sheese’, love heart tomato and pickled red cabbage.

#Roastdoesburgers is sure to be a go-to for late-night London Bridge roisterers looking for a delicious no-fuss dinner.

The Summer of the Spritz

Produced in London by multi-award winning Sacred Spirits (£24.95), this all-natural gently bitter aperitif is made with English rosehips and rhubarb, sweet Spanish oranges, organic Peruvian ginger and is naturally coloured with red grape skins.

Originally created for a Negroni, it also makes the most delicious English Spritz: 50ml Sacred Rosehip Cup over ice topped up with 75ml sparkling wine and 25ml soda water, garnished with a slice of orange. Available from

Anyone for Tea, Mum?

Set in the elegant Crystal Ballroom with soft live music and a stylish gift for all mothers being treated, this year’s Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at St. Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster offers delicate savoury bites, as well as seasonal sweet treats with unlimited Champagne – it is the weekend – for £59pp.

The celebratory tea includes Pear & chamomile macaron, Key lime pie, Apple mousse, vanilla biscuit & cinnamon and Cardamon sponge, white chocolate & carrot; kids also receive a special young gardeners’ pack from Mud & Bloom including organic seeds to take home. All served with freshly baked scones, clotted cream and homemade jam.

Plant Up your Condiments

Rocketing demand for vegan sauces has prompted Tesco to launch the UK’s first ever plant-based condiment range.

The new sauces are part of the Wicked Kitchen range which is exclusive to Tesco. They are as follows:

Wicked Dreamy Beetroot Dressing //  Wicked Mazin’ Mango Sauce // Wicked Hella’ Horseradish and Mustard Sauce // Wicked Sriracha Sauce // Wicked Sticky Teriyaki Sauce // Wicked Asian Style BBQ Sauce.

Priced at £1.75 each with the exception of Wicked Kitchen Dreamy Beet Root Dressing which costs £1.50.

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