Tag Archives: East London

Sager and Wilde

TweetAmongst the faded, down at the heel backdrop of Hackney Road, with it’s generic blur of dodgy shops, Sager and Wilde has blossomed like a rare, wild flower. Michael and Charlotte Sager-Wilde received unanomous praise for their Shoreditch pop up … Continue reading

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Raw Duck

TweetMy ears pricked and twitched like a cat that’s suddenly aware of a particularly tasty prey when I heard one of my favourite Soho spots, Duck Soup, was to open a second branch. I stalked the distance to Raw Duck … Continue reading

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Gin Garden at The Hoxton Hotel

TweetI’ve found myself back at The Hoxton Hotel more than a few times recently for various events, doesn’t hurt that it’s a doddle to get back home from, my usual gripe, being situated a short stroll from Old Street Station. … Continue reading

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Brunch at Barrio East

TweetThis invitation to brunch came at a most fortuitous time as to coincide with the recent long bank holiday weekend, even better, a damp squib of a week perked up at just the right moment, meaning we approached the restaurant … Continue reading

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Bread Class at E5 Bakehouse

Tweet Bread. My love. My nemesis. I’ve been aching for this class at E5 Bakehouse ever since I made the frankly unrivalled decision to book it, and lucky I didn’t dither any longer as it was literally the last bread … Continue reading

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Netil Market – Terrone and Cooking Cooks

Tweet I do struggle to disassociate Netil Market from Lucky Chip. For Lucky Chip was, in the early days, the sole reason for my traipsing that far East and the only way to get my hands on those burgers. A … Continue reading

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Roof Top Pursuits for Sunny London Evenings

TweetThe first things my simple mind turns to once the sun makes it’s first appearance, poking a bright and cheery head through the glum, lingering dregs of Winter are; flip flops and outdoor drinking. Add to that a rooftop and … Continue reading

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Embassy East

TweetIt’s funny how sometimes you just have a feeling that a new coffee shop is going to be good isn’t it? An inkling or suspicion. Maybe it’s subliminal; the signs and ingredients are there, they just don’t register at the … Continue reading

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MEATmission

TweetI don’t think I really intended to write about the latest MEAT opening, I’d heard about the latest location, along with another in Brighton to follow, and although I fully expected great things and another solid offering, I didn’t expect to … Continue reading

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Salvation Jane Dinner Menu

TweetI’m a big fan of Salvation Jane for coffee, cake and their tremendous brunches, in fact I wrote about it earlier this year shortly after they opened, but despite the number of times I’ve recommended it to others as a dining option near … Continue reading

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