Tag Archives: E8

BFI Brings Back GoodFellas to the Big Screen

The British Film Institute is rereleasing the classic 1990 gangster film, GoodFellas, in cinemas across the UK on 20 January. Continue reading

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Ray’s Bar, Dalston

Pizza and cocktails – does it get much better? Yeah, probably but it’s still a winning combo for casual night out as I found when I stopped by the recently opened Ray’s Bar in Dalston. Continue reading

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Greek Cheese and Wine Tasting at Isle of Olive

Isle of Olive – Hackney’s home of Hellenic hospitality and great Greek food and drink – continues with its delicious charm offensive by offering wine tastings and related events. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: King Land

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London Daily Photo: Dalston

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London Daily Photo: 50 Lamb Lane

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London Daily Photo: London Fields

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London Daily Photo: Ladyeve Ltd

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London Daily Photo: Heart of Hackney

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Best London Pizza – 2013

To say I ate and drank well this year does not begin to describe how delectable 2013 was for me. Both in London and beyond, I had the pleasure of experiencing some of the best meals outside the home I’ve … Continue reading

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Best Cheap Eats in London – 2013

To say I ate and drank well this year does not begin to describe how delectable 2013 was for me. Both in London and beyond, I had the pleasure of experiencing some of the best meals outside the home I’ve ever eaten. Here’s a list of some excellent London eateries where I’ve found it possible to enjoy a satisfying meal for £5 or less. Keep an eye out for more posts over the coming days listings my favourite London restaurants and pizza places as well as the ten best restaurants I visited outside of London this year. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Central

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Shop at East London’s Burberry, Pringle of Scotland and Aquascutum Outlets (OneTravel)

Still a bit rough around the edges – but nonetheless up and coming with exceptional vigour – an area of the East London borough of Hackney is in the midst of being transformed into a high end shopping destination. Here’s the scoop (just in time for holiday shopping) on the bargains available, how to get to the area and what may lay ahead for Christmas shopping excursions to come. Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at E5 Bakehouse (Great British Chefs)

Postcode purists might take exception to the E5 Bakehouse moniker (the bakery’s postcode is actually E8 3PH), but any real bread enthusiasts who’ve actually had this young Hackney enterprise’s sourdough creations would probably care less about what’s in the name as long … Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Before I lose track and the frenetically festive season ramps up, here’s a list of list of some things I’ve come across lately and have really enjoyed but for whatever reason they didn’t get much mention on this blog, my … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? The Corner, Mare Street (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? The Corner, Mare Street Londonist, October 4, 2011 at 11:30 am Nothing to really rave about here … no trendsetting, no gimmicks, no hipster coddling or foodie fiddling – just a reliable spot to find yourself for … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: As Usual

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London Daily Photo: South Wales Police in Hackney

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Capture Hackney before the Olympics do! (Qype does London)

Capture Hackney before the Olympics do! Qype does London, August 20th 2010 … No matter your opinion about the Games coming to town, don’t you think it would be a good idea for folks familiar with the area to document … Continue reading

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