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Wonka Ice Cream!

The infamous Mr Wonka introduces his ice creams thus….

’ A good day to you, connoisseurs of creamy concoctions. I Willy Wonks, am proud to announce my latest invention, Wonka Ice Cream. Seven delightfully decadent flavour so good, they’ve flipped their lids so you won’t’

Packaged upside down in true whacky Wonka-style, the Oompa-Loompas have designed flamboyant names and psychedelic packaging to make you want to stock your freezer with the lot. Sadly though, at the moment, they can only be found at retail locations in northern California, and Reno, NV...

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Cafe Anglais hosts collaborative diners with real foodies

Six of Britain’s most prominent chefs and food writers will be joining Rowley Leigh in his kitchen at Le Café Anglais for ‘Cooking with Rowley’ - a series of one-off, collaborative dinners.

Taking part in Cooking with Rowley over the coming months will be: Tom Parker Bowles (food writer, broadcaster and columnist with the Mail on Sunday); James Ramsden (food writer and author), Florence Knight (head chef of Polpetto), Lucas Hollweg (food writer, author and columnist with Sunday Times Style), Rose Prince (food writer, author and columnist with the Daily Telegraph) and Gizzi Erskine (chef, broadcaster and author). Every menu will be unique, with Rowley and each guest chef working together to design a dinner that reflects both their cooking styles, backgrounds and particular passions...

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Exmouth Market Caravan opens Second Site

Caravan is due to open a second site in Kings Cross in July, following the success of founders Miles Kirby (formerly head chef of The Providores) and Chris Ammermann’s first venture on Exmouth Market.

Caravan Kings Cross will be located in the Grade II-listed Granary Building, which is part of the extensive 67-acre development site between King’s Cross Station and St Pancras International. The regeneration of the former grain store, which dates back to 1851, received the Mayor’s Award for Planning Excellence in January 2012...

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Byron's Van bringing proper hamburgers to a party near you

The Van will be popping up at street food events and festivals around the country, and is a more compact and even more portable take on the Byron Shack, which made its debut at festivals around the country last summer. The Van’s first appearance was at Camden Town Brewery’s Black Friday on Friday 13th April, and it will be returning there on 25th May, 8th June, 22nd June and 6th July. Other appearances around the country include The Lunch Market at Canary Wharf (29th May and 25th September); the Marylebone Summer Fayre (17th June) and at the Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire (29th June – 1st July). For the latest on the Van’s movements this summer, visit or follow the Van on Twitter as @byronvan_...

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Heinz creating LOL moments this summer

Bring home the laughs this summer with the great new drink LOL. A lightly carbonated fruit juice drink, LOL is a fizzy treat set to liven up your kids’ mouths in a cool new way.

Blending together 75% fruit juice and 25% carbonated water, every can of LOL contains one of their all important ‘five a day’. LOL is available in three fabulously juicy flavours meaning it’s a refreshing drink the whole family can enjoy...

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