Category Archives: My Lunchtime Refection Quest

Spoilt for Choice in Fitzrovia

TweetNot so long ago Oxford Street and it’s peripheries was somewhere to be avoided, better left to the tourists that bung up the streets with their slow, aimless, zombie shuffle. The shopping, or anything worth shopping for at least, dried … Continue reading

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Revisiting New York & Williamsburg

TweetI forget how vast the states are and how different each of the towns and cities within it ¬†feels. I felt it when I first visited Williamsburg last Christmas, an eery stillness I hadn’t come across before, so far removed … Continue reading

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Workshop Coffee Holborn

TweetSince writing this piece for Caffeine Magazine, Workshop has now opened to much positive press. I managed to visit last weekend when they hosted the UK aeropress Championships in conjunction with Square Mile. The image below is of the UK … Continue reading

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Sandwiches – A Retrospective Post

TweetIn a state of slothful lethargy, it took a single image of a toastie from @Rocketandsquash to rouse me into action, out of the house and to the shops to procure some suitable ingredients. Of course, by this point, it … Continue reading

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Temecula and Seattle

TweetSince I started selling products manufactured out of a town called Temecula, situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, I’ve come across just one person who’s ever heard of the place, and so I had very limited expectations from a … Continue reading

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Breakfasting in Style – Street Kitchen, Fingers Crossed & Tuckshop

TweetStreet Kitchen were clearly proud of their latest location and spanking new breakfast menu as I received a flurry of messages via Instagram and Twitter keen for me to check it out. I had no doubt it would be an … Continue reading

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Third Wave Doughnuts?

TweetI’ve been bemoaning London’s lack of many good doughnut options for too long, it got to the point where I was quite seriously rolling out my own creations in a bid to get more good and more interesting doughnuts to … Continue reading

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Yorks Bakery Cafe – Birmingham

TweetThe last six weeks or so of my life have been a bit of an insane flurry of emails and spreadsheets, as a small gang of us, headed up by Hasbean’s Steve, have worked furiously together to put on the … Continue reading

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Dunnefrankowski at Sharps & F.A.T. Ultimate Toasties

TweetVic Frankowski and Rob Dunne have returned to Fitzrovia and where, if I rewind a couple of years, I remember first meeting them, back when they worked at Tapped and Packed, now TAP, and I attended a couple of their … Continue reading

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Daily Goods at Kinoko Cycles

TweetIt’s recently dawned on me with a creeping and uncomfortable realisation that my blog’s focus has shifted away from coffee in a most displeasing manner. Because I’m talking and writing about coffee increasingly in other aspects of my life, my … Continue reading

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