Crazy Cocktails At Bar NightJar

Cocktails have made a huge comeback in recent years, and there’s a lot of locations that are over hyped on the drinks front. Thankfully Bar Nightjar is not one of them. This is the bar that caused controversy a few years ago by having something that may have come from a whale in one of…

Visiting The London Cat Village

There’s one cat cafe in town that you can get a reservation at. He’s why you should be visiting The London Cat Village.

London Cocktail Week In Old Spitalfeilds Market

There’s still time to enjoy the last few hours of London Cocktail Week. Oktoberfest may have been a fail but this event is going strong and the cocktail crew have been out in force this week with great £5 offers, workshops and tastings. If you had planned to a go to the cancelled London Octoberfest…

Now Reopened: Dinerama Shoreditch Street Food

A few weeks ago Dinerama, the newest Shoreditch street food location, went up in a blaze of fire that could be seen miles away. Luckily ‘No Hipsters Were Harmed’ to quote the controversial Tweet from the London fire services. But that ill considered Tweet now rings true, Dinerama has reopened and it’s looks like the hipsters…

Clutch Chicken Shoreditch

I’ll admit that I’m predujdiced against chicken shops. To me chicken is the most boring of all meats and should therefore always be the cheapest, KFC’s prices confirm this theory. So I personally would never suggest going to a “hipster” chicken shop unless it had some sort of very special desert on offer. Not everyone…

Brunch At Blixen Spitalfields

Having lived next to Old Spitalfields Markets for some time I was surprised when Blixen opened earlier this year. Not surprised by Blixen itself, but by the fact I have never noticed there was a space big enough for a restaurant in a key area of the market. I strain my memory to recall what…

Scandi Sandwiches From O-Food

The Vikings may have come to Britain to fight and pillage but the second Scandinavian invasion of the UK comes In the much more welcome form of cafes and sandwich bars. Most people consider Scandinavian food and think “expensive”, but it’s so much more than just that. Spitalfields market’s rejuvenation had seen the arrival of…

100 Years Of Campari #rediscoverred

Campari are celebrating their hundredth anniversary with a series of events in Shoreditch this weekend. There’s the opportunity to grab not one but two free cocktails at the Rediscover Red Gallery at 9 Kingsland Road. Try the Italian summer staple”Spritz” or the classic negroni while checking out the retrospective exhibition of Campari advertising.

Just Opened: House Of Peroni Pop-Up Brick Lane

Newly opened on Brick Lane is the latest pop-up to occupy the Truman Brewery Space – The House Of Peroni. After one visit I’m sold, iconic Italian beer brand Peroni have used the huge warehouse space spectacularly to create a Italian cocktail hour worthy of stylish Milan. The whole area has been filled with huge…

Just Opened: Ottolenghi Spitafields

Ottolenghi has held my heart for a long time, but is a place I hardly ever visited (not living nearby and not wanting to fight Angel’s Yummy Mummys Who Brunch for a hard to get table ). But now Ottolenghi has come to my doorstep with a new City Shoreditch location at 50 Artillery Ln….