Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Deli has opened a permanent site at London’s ExCeL, following a successful pop-up earlier this year.The deli opened up at the start of the month and is part of ExCeL’s £15m investment to deliver a modern vision of venues.The menu, which has been designed in partnership with the River Cottage team and is prepared by the ExCeL Hospitality chefs, includes fresh sandwiches and a hot counter offering homemade focaccia and baps filled with merguez meatballs, treacle-cured beef and beetroot pakoras. Steven Lamb from River Cottage said: “Sharing our passion for sustainable food integrity and the consumption of local, seasonal organic produce is what underpins the River Cottage experience.“We are delighted to open the new Deli at ExCeL London and create and share our values with visitors while giving them a little taste of the original River Cottage.”Kevin Watson, director of catering at ExCeL London Hospitality, commented: “River Cottage combines our knowledge and expertise of creating bespoke organic and sustainable food concepts to create truly special experiences.”River Cottage Deli gives ExCeL visitors an opportunity to enjoy homemade, sustainable and organic dishes, made using local, seasonal produce for which the influential Devon-based restaurant is renowned.
Latest Boxing News CELEBRATION Hearn backed Ally McCoist to have more stamina than Brazil POLITICS AJ reacts after Hearn reveals he is on verge of being forced to vacate world title Watch the top seven KOs of the year, including Wilder and Chisora ANOTHER ONE “But then I expect Alan just to gas a little bit, to run out of steam maybe after 25 seconds. 2 The Breakfast Show is no longer in prizefighter shape Frank Warren names four dream fights he wants to make in 2020, including Fury vs AJ PLANS Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade BRUTALITY Jake Paul vs AnEsonGib officially announced with date and venue confirmed MONEY And while Hearn suggested the tough Russian could be Joshua’s toughest fight to date, he seemed far more relaxed in picking a winner between McCoist and Brazil.While the super-heavyweight clash is highly unlikely to sell out Wembley stadium, there is only one winner for Hearn.He told talkSPORT: “You know what, I think Alan would come out of the traps real fast and I think he would stick it on Ally.“And I think you could be close to a stoppage. PLAN Canelo, Joshua and Wilder pick up prestigious Ring Magazine awards for 2019 “So the I think, eventually, Ally would come out on top.”While Joshua will definitely be fighting on Saturday, his promoter is far less certain British rival Tyson Fury will scrap with the undefeated Deontay Wilder, despite squaring off after Fury’s points win over Francesco Pianeta a month ago. 2 Eddie Hearn had the unenviable task of picking a winner between Ally McCoist and Alan Brazil, should the two Scottish legends ever meet in a boxing ring.The Matchroom Boxing supremo was on the Breakfast Show to discuss Anthony Joshua’s upcoming clash with Alexander Povetkin, live on talkSPORT. AJ insists he was serious about sparring Fury – ‘I might batter him around the ring’ 🥊 Forget Joshua vs. Povetkin, Fury vs. Wilder or Khan vs. Brook…👀 …it’s Brazil vs. McCoist we really want to see! But who would win in a potential all-Scottish, SUPER heavyweight clash? 🤔🗣️ @EddieHearn gives us his prediction… 😂 pic.twitter.com/VoTeVc9x9I— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) September 19, 2018