Hawksmoore Proves Overrated

I went to Hawksmoor and left disappointed. There, I’ve said it, I’ve said the thing a steak lover in London should never say. I’ve lived almost directly above Hawksmoore Spitalfields for almost a year now and I’ve frequented the downstairs speakeasy style cocktail many times and it’s always gone above and beyond high expectations. But…

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…

London’s Best: Chalk Board Signs

Despite all this newfangled advertising technology all around us, the marketing that really catches our attention is as simple as a few choice words on a piece of wood painted black… Fleet Street Press Coffee has the best chalk boards in The CIty, their signs can bring a smile to even the grumpiest commuter and busiest banker… Even…