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Summer Burger Series Launched at Ceviche Old St

Ceviche Old St has launched a new series of monthly limited edition burgers for its lunch menu this summer. I dropped by the restaurant earlier this week for a taste. They may see me drop back by again for another. Continue reading

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#CityStories: Coffee

Need a caffeine kick in Shoreditch? Or, perhaps, somewhere chilled out to pause and reflect over a cup of something warm? You’ll love the recs in this third (and final) video instalment for my City Stories collaboration with Point A Hotels. Continue reading

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Putting the Lad in Salad with Haywards Pickles

In an effort to “put the lad in salad, Haywards Pickles hosted a recent event sharing easy to make recipes with a focus on getting men to eat more healthily and take more initiative in the kitchen. Continue reading

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Best Cheap Eats in London of 2015

A good (or even mediocre) meal for £5 or under is becoming less and less likely these days – but it still can be found. Here’s a look at five of London’s tastiest cheap eats priced at or less than a fi Continue reading

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Good & Proper Tea + Super Scrumptious Crumpets | The Bower, Old Street

Imagine something good and properly British making the London street food rounds that’s not so much newfangled – and definitely not contrived – but traditional and comforting and prepared with thoughtfully sourced product and served with a friendly smile. Ah tea … and crumpets. Amid an Old Street panoply of virtually whatever you choose to sip and sup, food that’s quintessentially British is in short supply. Good & Proper Tea Co aims to change that. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Old Street Station

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Create Your Perfect Pizza at PizzaBuzz, EC2

Custom-create your own pizza pie at newbie pizzeria, PizzaBuzz, on Worship Street (about halfway between Old Street and Moorgate Stations). While you’re there, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, have a beer, some burrata and maybe some homemade ice cream too. Whether … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Readymade Cocktail

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Lunch at The Angel, City Road/Old Street

A few years ago I used to live just down the road from The Angel. Back then, like so many other things hovering near Old Street Roundabout, the pub was a very different place to what it is now. Following a major sprucing up, the once scruffy old boozer has reopened as a really rather clean and cosy place to have a drink. It’s still a good pub to keep in mind for enjoying a proper pint (now with a craft beer selection), you just don’t need to worry about your shoes sticking to the floor anymore. Continue reading

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Old Street Station Crepes by Les Deux Amies

Yesterday, I had a lovely lunch visiting with Caroline and Adeline, two French expat friends bringing a taste of their home country to commuters zipping through Old Street Station. Their Les Deux Amies pop-up offers a short and sweet (and savoury) assortment of responsibly sourced, French crêpes, galettes and homemade jams and sauces with a side of social enterprise. Continue reading

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Stress Free Dinner Parties Achieved with Food at 52 Cookery School

Planning to host a dinner party or would you like to build up your confidence before the next time you do? Consider attending Stress Free Dinner Parties course Food at 52 Cookery School near Old Street. It’s one of the school’s many courses designed to help ordinary people with ordinary kitchens cook and eat better. I sat in on the full day course and found it to be fun, enlightening and delicious. Continue reading

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26 Grains Pop-Up at Old Street Station for the Whole Month of July 2014

Passing through Old Street Station in the morning? Get a free breakfast this Wednesday and Thursday (9 and 10 July) from the 26 Grains porridge pop-up when you mention this blog. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Old Street

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London Daily Photo: And what shoulder, & what art. Could twist the sinews of thy heart?

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Ride London’s Overground “Culture Line” (CheapOair)

The Overground’s East London extension opened in spring of 2010. This line runs from Highbury and Islington station in the north to Croydon to the south and is particularly useful – especially for culture vultures keen to check out London’s quirkier side. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Reflections

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Street Market Focus: Whitecross Street (CheapOair)

Street Market Focus: Whitecross Street CheapOair, September 23, 2011 Formerly a Sunday market, Whitecross Street Market dates back to the 17th century making it one of London’s oldest street markets. Know as Squalors’ Market at the end of the 19th … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Kêu Banh Mi Deli (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Kêu Banh Mi Deli Londonist, May 3, 2011 at 13:30 pm Rivalling the burrito mania of the recent past, banh mi madness seems to be in full effect…especially in Shoreditch where a new benchmark of London’s best … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: The Legend

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London Daily Photo: Come Together

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London Daily Photo: Perfect Break

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Guru Event: Monsieur M Rolled Out the Mai Tais (Qype does London)

Guru Event: Monsieur M Rolled Out the Mai Tais Qype does London, October 26th 2010 Last week’s Autumn Rolls and Mai Tais at Old Street’s Indochinese resto – Monsieur M – was a fun, laid back and yummy affair. READ MY COMPLETE … Continue reading

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Guru Event: Autumn Rolls and Mai Tais at Monsieur M (Qype does London)

Guru Event: Autumn Rolls and Mai Tais at Monsieur M Qype does London, September 29th 2010 Want to learn how to make ‘autumn rolls’ (which I suspect are like summer rolls, just more seasonal) along with how to mix a … Continue reading

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FREE Full-Size Main Meal and Side Dish at Monsieur M on Wednesday the 14th (Londonist)

FREE Full-Size Main Meal and Side Dish at Monsieur M on Wednesday the 14th Londonist, April 12, 2010 11:22 AM Wednesday the 14th of April from noon to midnight at Monsieur M (Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, EC1V 9LT), … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Monsieur M. (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Monsieur M. Londonist, February 18, 2010 5:20 PM Invited along by the kids from Le Cool for a Wednesday evening of mingling and nibbling, Londonist was pleased to finally get round to trying out the “stylish and … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: New Old Street

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Photos: Whitecross Street Market (London Hotels Blog)

Photos: Whitecross Street Market Chris Osburn London Hotels Blog February 22, 2009 Looking for a quick and delicious lunch during the week? How about an interesting street for a midday stroll? Consider Whitecross Street, where pinstriped business executives queue up … Continue reading

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