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The Hotdog Challenge

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On Monday 4th September, the bubbledogs Hotdog Challenge returns, bigger and better than before. To celebrate bubbledogs’ 5th birthday, Sandia is throwing down the gauntlet again to some of the UK’s finest chefs to compete for the title of top dog in our annual Hotdog Challenge, but at a new location this year, an iconic food destination in its own right, London’s Borough Market. A panel of discerning judges will put their creations to the test in a blind tasting, where one dog will have its day. The winning hotdog will then make a month-long guest appearance on the bubbledogs menu, with £1 of each dog sold donated equally to Action Against Hunger and Red Cross.

Battling it out on the night will be Jonny Lake & Matt Larcombe from The Fat Duck, who are returning to defend their 2016 title, two Michelin-starred chef Tom KerridgeShaun Searley from the Quality Chop House, Magnus Reid of Legs, Tomos Parry former head chef of Kitty Fisher’s, Shake Shack’s Mark RosatiBonny Porter of Balls & Corpany, Ali Borer of Smoking Goat and Kitchen Table’s own James Knappett. Sitting on the judging panel will be Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton, Bloomberg’s longstanding restaurant critic Richard VinesRichard Turner of Hawksmoor, and rock ‘n’ roll restaurateur Scott Collins. Challengers will be working against the clock, with 20 minutes to prepare and serve their hot dog creations using bubbledogs hand rolled buns and house recipe sausages. Tasked with producing the most inspired hotdog toppings, the panel of experts will mark entries out of ten for; taste, creativity, quality and appearance. One dog will then reign supreme whilst the others are left in the dog house. Keeping everything in check will be compere for the evening, one of London’s finest food writers and influencers, Joe Warwick.

To take the edge off the fierce competition, our birthday celebrations will be in full swing throughout the evening in true bubbledogs style, where you will be invited to sip on Champagne and have the chance to taste each entry for the Hotdog Challenge in canapé form. Music will by no means be in the background with DJ Fizz pumping the tunes.

To make you feel even more fab, your partying will not be going to waste as all profits from the evening will be donated to Action Against Hunger and Red Cross.

Tickets are £35 per person and includes 1 x glass of champagne, taste samples of each chefs entries and canapés throughout the evening.

Doors for the bubbledogs birthday party and Hotdog Challenge open at 6:00pm, judging commences at 7:00pm.

To book a ticket for The Hotdog Challenge 2017 on Monday 4th September, please book ONLINE, via EMAIL or CALL 0207 637 7770

Bubble Shop


Your One Stop Shop For Grower Champagnes

At Kitchen Table it is not all about the award winning food…James’ wife Sandia and Kitchen Table’s wine buyer, is equally acclaimed and personally selects the grower Champagnes and wines for the restaurants cellar and has complied a wine list of over 100 bins – primarily lesser – known fine wines from small producers.

Sandia, as most of you know, also is the is the personality and creative behind Bubbledogs, where she also curates a list of the very best in grower Champagnes and now has her very own online Bubble Shop.

The bubbledogs Bubble Shop is a one stop shop, that stocks a curated collection of the finest grower champagnes, expertly handpicked, tasted and vetted by Sandia, and offers access to two retail exclusives, that can only be purchased via the bubbledogs, Bubble Shop – Including the Collin-Guillaume, Rosé, Brut (bubbledogs’ own label) which Sandia describes as, “a classy flirt, imagine if Coco Channel and Grace Kelly were out on a night prowl. It’s got body and structure with extremely seductive, bright red fruits but so subtle it makes you want to go back for more.” 

Until Friday 30th June Sandia and James, are offering an introductory offer to sample the many delights of her Bubble Shop. Take advantage of stocking up on your party tipples and bring something new and interesting to the table. Enter promo code ‘bubble10’ at the checkout to benefit from 10% off your first order. What’s more, if you spend over £150 on Champagne, delivery is complimentary to your desired destination within the UK. 

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Champagne Masterclass


The Evening Standard’s London Food Month is a major new food festival, curated by creative directors Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles. Launching this June, it is a month-long celebration of collaborations and unique experiences of must-see, eat and drink events filled with over 400 events across the capital.

As part of the celebrations, Sandia is hosting two very exclusive grower Champagne masterclasses on Monday 12th June and Monday 26th June at 7pm, within the intimate surroundings of Kitchen Table. The masterclasses will be an introduction to grower Champagnes, including their unusual styles and specific regions paired with Sandia’s favourite, unconventional food pairings.


Originally from California, Sandia has held positions in respected restaurants, including Noma, named the ‘World’s Best Restaurant’, and Per Se (which is where she met husband James Knappett) –  These days, when not popping up on Saturday Kitchen, as their regular wine expert, she is the Head Sommelier and Wine Buyer for Kitchen Table and bubbledogs. Sandia prides herself on knowing all of her suppliers personally, making regular visits to the small-batch producers in Champagne to research and curate the restaurant’s wine lists.

Tickets are £95 per person, which includes the 6 x glasses of grower Champagne samples and 6 x paired snacks.

To book for the The Champagne Masterclass at Kitchen Table on either Monday 12th June or Monday 26th June, please book ONLINE, via EMAIL or CALL 0207 637 7770.



ATTENTION all meat lovers, proud Brits and overall Sunday Funday fanatics, this one is for you!

Shaun Searley, Head Chef of Quality Chop House, and his wife Joanne have made quite a name for themselves hosting regular Sunday roasts, at their Bow Quarter flat – With a waiting list, longer than a new London restaurant. If you are not aware of what a Searley Roast is, you must check out #searleyroasts on social media and all will become very clear…

For one day only Shaun and Joanne Searley, together with James Knappett and Sandia Chang, are opening up the books and hosting a Sunday Roast at bubbledogs on Sunday 5th February, for all you Sunday roast junkies to get involved.

(Let it be known that these two boys, James and Shaun, take their Sunday roasts very seriously.)

The purpose of this event is to raise funds towards James and Shaun’s trek in Nepal for Action Against Hunger in March.

The Important Stuff

Tickets cost £60 per person and includes a selection of snacks, starter, THE ROAST with all the trimmings, dessert and half a bottle of wine.

We also have 20 x seats available in Kitchen Table for £100 per person. This includes all of the above, plus kitchen banter with the two boys and some extra surprises.

Arrival Time 12:30pm
Roast Time 13:00pm

Because this is a charitable event, we will have very limited drinks and alcohol to sell.
However, we will welcome BYO (corkage by donation).

To make a reservation please EMAIL stating whether you would like to be seated in Kitchen Table or in bubbledogs.

Make sure your couch is nice and fluffed for the aftermath of the #SearleyChappettRoast

We will require credit card details to secure reservations. A deposit of the full ticket price will be taken a week prior to The Roast. Due to the unusual circumstance of the event, unfortunately we are unable to cater to any dietary requirements



NYE 2016


It’s coming to that time of year again and this year we are ready and waiting to get the festivities under way!

Therefore we would like to invite you to “SAVE THE DATE” and join us in celebrating 2016, where James and the team will be creating a very special menu for the evening.
James’ menu will explore some of his favourite dishes, along with a few surprises, using seasonal ingredients personally handpicked by James and the team – Expect the ultimate indulgence.

The evening will consist of one sitting at 8:00pm, tickets are priced at £200 per person which includes a welcome cocktail, glass of Champagne at midnight and 12 courses. Additional beverage and service not included. Regretfully, during our special events, we are not able to accommodate any dietary requirements.

To book a seat for this event, please email

Please note to reserve a seat for this event we will require credit card details and a non-refundable deposit will be
taken in advance.