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Edwin’s French Wine Bar (Blue Tomato)

Owner-manager Edwin Chan thinks he’s come up with a winning concept for a fine yet casual wine-n-dine experience for Londoners. And he reckons he’s got the right connections across la Manche too, priding himself on being able to offer high … Continue reading

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Edwin’s French Wine Bar Brings Lyonnaise Yum to Shoreditch

Alright Shoreditchers, have you tried your new local wine bar yet? It’s a good one, offering up a smartly curated list of French wines and a tasty menu of Lyonnaise dishes. Owner-manager Edwin Chan thinks he’s come up with a … Continue reading

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O-Food Pop-Up Offers a Healthy, Low-Impact Lunch in Shoreditch

Pop-up sandwich bar, O-Food, has been open for a few weeks and will continue to offer conscientious Shoreditch diners a tasty variety of “low-impact” vegetarian and fish sarnies “with a Nordic twist” until 23 September. Set up by Jens Hannibal, … Continue reading

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Oldest Surviving East India Company Warehouse to Become Restaurant Complex

The oldest surviving warehouses built by the East India Company, are to be re-launched by restaurant group D&D London to create a modern British grill restaurant, cocktail bar, fish restaurant and specialist wine shop. Constructed between 1768 and 1771 by the … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? Eyre Brothers, Leonard Street (Londonist)

This well established fine dine of a restaurant does up simple and savoury Iberian dishes in a handsome and low key setting. What’s for Lunch? Eyre Brothers, Leonard Street Londonist, 10 April 2012

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Pencil Presents… No Breaks Live Music Tonight @ Village Underground (Londonist)

Pencil Presents… No Breaks Live Music Tonight @ Village Underground Londonist, March  9, 2012 at 13:30 pm Pencil Presents is a new music project aiming to gather “high calibre acts from across the world to create a visual and audio event where … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? ICN Gallery, Leonard Street (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? ICN Gallery, Leonard Street Londonist, November 15, 2011 at 11:30 am Simple, to the point, tasty and cheap: a five quid bento box lunch with tagalong miso soup from ICN Gallery makes a lot of sense if … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: The Drift, Heron Tower (Londonist)

Hit and miss dining at the base of the city’s tallest building. Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: A’ Urban Abstract by Remi/Rough and Steve More (Londonist)

Exhibition Review: A’ Urban Abstract by Remi/Rough and Steve More Londonist, February 1, 2011 at 15:15 pm An uncompromising mix of graffiti grit and studio contemplation, the exhibition’s focus on self-expression and gorgeous colour draws the viewer in, allowing you … Continue reading

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New Pub Review: The White Horse (Londonist)

New Pub Review: The White Horse Londonist, October 21, 2010 6:00 PM Trotting into Exchange Place near Liverpool Street is The White Horse. A lighter, airier (and by no means “old man”) pub with a bit of rustic style, it’s a … Continue reading

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New Menu Items at Tsuru Japanese Restaurants (Londonist)

New Menu Items at Tsuru Japanese Restaurants Londonist, October 19, 2010 4:30 PM The London duo of Japanese restaurants that is Tsuru (Bankside and Bishopsgate) has updated its already yummy menu with a half dozen or so items priced between £4.50 and … Continue reading

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Rivington Grill’s New Takeaway Menu (Londonist)

Rivington Grill’s New Takeaway Menu Londonist, October 8, 2010 1:00 PM Packaged to survive a bit of urban trekking, we were impressed to find our lunch still warm after a 15 minute meander to our chosen chow down destination. However, the … Continue reading

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24 Hours of Free Bacon Rolls at One of London’s Oldest Caffs from 7.30am 2nd September (Londonist)

24 Hours of Free Bacon Rolls at One of London’s Oldest Caffs from 7.30am 2nd September Londonist, August 21, 2010 4:34 PM Polo Bar (176 Bishopsgate, EC2M 4NQ) – one of London’s longest standing 24 hour caffs – is to … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: NOW (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: NOW Londonist, Bringing street food to an upscale(ish) takeaway counter at Liverpool Street, NOW offers quick and easy (and rather inexpensive) food “inspired by the food stalls and street stands of Southern China”. Londonist commuted over for … Continue reading

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The Anthologist Opens on Gresham Street (Londonist)

The Anthologist Opens on Gresham Street Londonist, April 15, 2010 8:42 PM The Fela Kuti was thumping, the Pommery flowed freely and a well heeled queue lined the street eager to be granted entry. The launch of The Anthologist, the … Continue reading

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