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Best London Pop-Ups, Supper Clubs, Street Food, etc in 2016

This year, many of my favourite London meals didn’t occur at a traditional restaurant or via a kitchen with a permanent address. Keeping with current dining trends and continuing with my Best of 2016 series, here’s my list of Best London Pop-Ups, Takeovers, Supper Clubs etc of the year. Continue reading

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Best Cheap Eats in London of 2016

No joke. It is still possible (if slightly less likely than this time last year) to eat well with only a fiver to spend. And not only in the hinterland! Three of the six establishments listed below as my preferred cheap eats are in Zone 1 and extremely easy to access. The other three? Hello Waltham Forest, you big gorgeous borough full of yummy East London treats of reasonable price and generous proportion. Continue reading

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Best London Bars and Pubs of 2016

London! You know how to quench a thirst. My Best of 2016 series continues with a taste of my favourite bars and pubs in London. Continue reading

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Preview: Walthamstow International Film Festival

The 2016 Walthamstow International Film Festival runs tomorrow (Sunday 24 July 2016) at Vestry House from 11am to 5pm. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Silent Night

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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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London Daily Photo: Walthamstow Central

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London Daily Photo: Walthamstow High Street

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London Daily Photo: St John’s Road

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London Daily Photo: Brookscroft Road

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Grillstock London: A Walthamstow Hillbilly’s Homecoming?

So, I was all sorts of messed up this weekend. Not because of the beer (although I had access to copious amounts of it). Or the whiskey (similarly ample volumes were at my disposal). Or the meat (there were mounds of epic proportion). But because, as a judge at the Grillstock BBQ festival in Walthamstow, wave after wave of out-of-context familiarity kept slapping me silly with wafts of hickory smoke, the lilting plink of a banjo here and there, and the sight of thousands of folks come together to celebrate their love of slow and low cooked meat. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Morning Yellows

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London Daily Photo: Leg Man

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London Daily Photo: Brookscroft Road

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London Daily Photo: ‘!

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London Daily Photo: Hair Salon, Georgian Village, Wood Street

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20 Reasons Why Londoners Love Summer (Time Out London)

Time Out published a piece this week in its magazine and online with ideas from “the city’s best bloggers on amazing food, lazy strolls, hazy evenings, hot nights and cool things to do in London this summer.” I’m chuffed to have been asked to contribute with one of my own favourite summertime suggestions. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Bakers Arms

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London Daily Photo: Lea Bridge Road

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London Daily Photo: Meet the Neighbours

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London Daily Photo: Brick

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London Daily Photo: Lines

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London Daily Photo: Chapel End Sky

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London Daily Photo: Walthamstow Central

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London Daily Photo: Hoe Street

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London Daily Photo: Hoe Street Dreams

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London Daily Photo: Power Giant

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London Daily Photo: Fulbourne Road

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London Daily Photo: Shortcut

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London Daily Photo: Windows

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London Daily Photo: Untitled

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London Daily Photo: High Street

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Best Cheap Eats in London – 2014

Yes, it is still possible to enjoy a halfway decent meal in London for under a fiver. Here’s a list of a few of what I reckon are the best of the cheap eats in town. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Manual Instruction Centre

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London Daily Photo: Somewhere Else

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