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The November Hit List: Mr. Ji, Akoko, Barrafina Mariscos, and More


With autumn in full swing and winter around the corner, London’s restaurants have been a source of strength and comfort for many as the days grow shorter — even as they themselves have been recently squeezed. Against these odds, a slate of new openings confirm the city’s dynamism, with the return of the city’s most mercurial talents, a long-awaited project from an ex-Noma Mexico chef, and a pair of eateries that are pushing the envelope on contemporary West African flavours. Here’s your November Hit List.