Just Opened: Brooklyn Coffee

They’ve just celebrated their one month anniversary in one of the trickiest coffee selling environments known to man – a hot london summer!  But, despite the call of cold cider elsewhere, Brooklyn Coffee has quickly managed to gain a reputation for having the best coffee on Commercial Road – and certainly holds it’s own on…

Just Opened: DF Mexico

Shoreditch is being gentrified and the latest chain brand arrival to the area is Wahaca (as if the poor curry house touts needed more competition!). Thankfully this popular mexican eatery has disguised itself as a hipster pop-up or “residency” in The Old Truman Brewery and is now known as DF Mexico. The menu is similar to…

Haughty Hipster Hangout: Forge And Co

A sunday stroll in Shoreditch this weekend illustrated just how much, and how quickly, the area is changing. Since my last visit, oh, let’s say, 5 weeks ago,  there are numerous new cafes, bars and “concept” shops to peruse. On this occasion I chose Forge & Co a new “Social Canteen” (place you can sit on Mac for…

Cheeky Eats, Drinks & Pampering

I have a new favourite London cafe, and a new favourite bar, and a new favourite salon, and they’re all Cheeky, Cheeky Parlour in Shoreditch that is!  Sunday brunch with the girls was given a great little twist this weekend when I booked for brunch at Cheeky. Offering Cheeky Eats (cake pops and cupcakes) and Cheeky drinks…