Tag Archives: Alexandra Kalinowski

The Ikea House Party

So you can guess I was beyond excited to head to the launch of the four-day Ikea pop-up here in London. Continue reading

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#TCTalks | Episode 3 | #365LDNCafes

Did you ever wonder if it would be possible to visit a different independent café in London for every day of the year? It’s doable – and indeed has been done by Alexandra Kalinowski. I sat down recently with Alexandra for a conversation over coffee about her #365LDNCafes project and more. Continue reading

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Very Lazy Cooking Course at Food @ 52

I’ve just never loved being in the kitchen. Somehow I become impatient. Chopping up a million things is not my idea of a great time. Somehow the heat gets put on too high. Paprika or cayenne? Sorry what, those are different spices? Continue reading

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HotTug London

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a HotTug comes to London. Yes, a floating hot tub. It’s basically bathception. Continue reading

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Mimod’s Kitchen Residency Coming to Kensal Rise

I take every excuse I can get to eat breakfast for dinner. Brinner. Because let’s face it, who doesn’t love eggs, waffles, pancakes, sausage, bagels, and granola? Omg and I almost forgot the doughnuts. So get ready London, because there’s going to be a (semi) permanent brinner joint opening in September: Mimod’s Kitchen. Continue reading

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Pop-up India at Proud East

Get ready to take a tour of the world, by staying put in East London. Proud East, the gorgeous venue along the canal in Haggerston, has just launched Pop-up India, freshly painted and redecorated after a fun run of Pop-up Japan. With a colourful makeover of floating flowers, a tuk-tuk photo booth, garlands and art, Proud East has made itself a hot destination for those looking to soak up a bit of Indian culture this summer. Continue reading

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Fiz Sparkling Wine Bar

Fiz is a 10-week pop-up and London’s first sparkling wine bar. Continue reading

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Mazi Mas: Empowering Migrant and Refugee Women in the Kitchen

Mazi Mas: Empowering Migrant and Refugee Women in the Kitchen Continue reading

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Death’s Door #Gindependence Pop-Up Dive Bar

Death’s Door Dive Bar is full of striped red, white and blue, a bit of taxidermy and board games. And yes it’s super fleeting so you best get yourself out of bed stat and on your way over for a full day of fun. Continue reading

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The Great Architectural Bake Off

If I had to pinpoint two things I’ve got from my dad, it’s how to stuff massive amounts of sugar in my gob, and a love of architecture mixed with urban planning. So when I caught wind of The Great Architectural Bake Off, I nearly galloped to Fitzroy Square. Continue reading

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Our/Summer at Our/London Vodka Distillery

Definitely get yourself to Hackney Downs soon to soak up the Our/Summer series each Saturday until 19th August from 12-6pm. Continue reading

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Michael Thompson’s Fodder at Borough Wines & Beer

If you’re like me and find yourself channelling your inner child in a candy store upon entering a wine shop, Borough Wines & Beers won’t disappoint. After shaking off the rain droplets and calming my breath post my mad dash into their Islington shop, I warmed in the rather intimate store. Perusing the shelves lined with British red and whites, I indulged my current natural wine obsession whose flavour ever evolves once the cork has been unscrewed. I’d describe it as a luxurious walk-in closet, which simply adds to the charm and intrigue of what lies below … Continue reading

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New Cocktail Menu at The Cocktail Trading Co

Full disclosure, I’ve got a soft spot for The Cocktail Trading Co. You see, my day job is pretty glamorous. I’m often out and about drinking with bartenders as I interview them for a gin bar blog series. It’s safe to assume I’ve jotted down plenty of stories and have a feel for how each bar operates. But there are two in bars in particular that have stood out. CTC is one of them. Continue reading

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