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20 reasons why Londoners love Christmas (Time Out)

As an American expat living in London, Christmas time makes me think of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. I reckon Spitalfields has the most Dickensian feel for London these days, and I love … Continue reading

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Check Out Spianata & Co for a Tasty Lunch with Roman Style

Last week I had a fantastic lunch at Spianata & Co. The Roman bakery and paninoteca has been in London for a number of years, but I’m just now getting wise to its tasty range of freshly made sandwiches, pizza rossa and more. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Old Spitalfields Market

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London Daily Photo: The Drummer

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Sneak Peek at Chocolat Luxe – New Chocolate Whiskey Liqueur

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being among the very first members of the public to taste a new chocolate and whiskey liqueur called Chocolat Luxe. There’s an embargo on for a few weeks preventing me from saying which brand is behind this new velvety drink. But I can tell you this: Chocolat Luxe is the world’s first fusion of Belgian chocolate, Irish whiskey and cream. It’s the result of three years of development and combines cream, Madagascan vanilla, tripled distilled whiskey and more than 30g of real Belgian chocolate in each bottle. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Ten Bells

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Jack the Ripper’s London Today (CheapOair)

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the notorious Jack the Ripper murders in the East London area of Whitechapel. The first of the Ripper’s victims, Mary Ann Nichols, was found in the streets near London Hospitality in April of 1888. The identity of person who murdered her and four – or possibly five – other women still remains a mystery, but the case continues to horrify and fascinate as much as it did back over a century ago. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Black Holes

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London Daily Photo: Brushfield Street

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London Daily Photo: Spitalfields

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Street Market Focus: Old Spitalfields Market (OneTravel)

… perhaps one of the best representations of what makes London such a contradictory mess of a wonder: a fusion of traditional history and cutting edge style, of indie spirit and big brand boldness, of local flavour and global trends. … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: I Come I’m the Only

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In Pictures: Sky Lounge @ Nido Spitalfields (Londonist)

In Pictures: Sky Lounge @ Nido Spitalfields Londonist, September 8, 2011 at 15:00 pm … the 32nd and 33rd floors have been converted into a pop up Sky Lounge bar and meeting room with a stunning 270 degree visual sweep … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Momo’wich (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Momo’wich Londonist, April 12, 2011 at 17:00 pm Momo’wich is a weeks old lunch spot offering “pan-Asian bites” for folks tired of the Brick Lane curry with a side of hipsters and tourists or the evermore present … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Lamb Street

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London Daily Photo: Welcome to Stupidfields Market

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Pilpel Falafel and Houmous Bar Brushfield Street in Spitalfields (Londonist)

Pilpel Falafel and Houmous Bar Brushfield Street in Spitalfields  Londonist, June 24, 2009 4:10 PM “Chickpea muncher” Uri Dinay, owner of Pilpel, took the lessons (and the 60 year old falafel recipe) he learned from his grandfather for inspiration … … Continue reading

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“Crunch Munch” Lunch Special at the Water Poet Pub

“Crunch Munch” Lunch Special at the Water Poet Pub Londonist, February 26, 2009 3:12 PM Just round the corner from the revitalized (and frankly rather homogenized) Spitalfields Market is the Water Poet at 9-11 Folgate Street, E1 4BX. It’s a … Continue reading

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