Saturday 20 November, 2010

Koenig Books – Covent Garden


Koenig books hosts a collection of joyfully pretentious art books with beautiful covers and artistically out of focus photographs…

Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Hackney Pearl – Hackney Wick


Hackney Wick is clearly on the up and the Hackney Pearl is definitely a symbol of that. Oh don’t worry the area still looks like a deserted wasteland fit for amateur fashion shoots, (and multimillion dollar coke adverts apparently)…

Thursday 04 November, 2010

Alfies Antique Market – St. Johns Wood


Located on Church Street, home to a scummy street market and a bunch of really high-end antique shops is Alfies Antiques Market, the largest…

Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Balham Bowls Club – Balham


It may be way down south, miles from anywhere but the Balham Bowls Club is a great pub. It’s pouring with rain but I’d arranged to have Sunday Lunch there as it was about time I made more effort to come south even in monumentally shit weather…

Wednesday 20 October, 2010

The Eagle – Clerkenwell


This was the first so-called ‘gastro pub’ in London started by one of the Eyre brothers. That is the main reason I like it. It looks much the same as all other gastro pubs…

Saturday 16 October, 2010

Fika – Brick Lane


Fika is such a perfect little restaurant . It’s small and cosy dowstairs with a great roof terrace upstairs. The food is Swedish – some of it fairly typical: meatballs, reindeer salami, that kind of thing – and delicious…

Sunday 10 October, 2010

Counter Cafe – Hackney Wick


You might think there wasn’t much going on in Hackney Wick and that’s what I love about it, anyone who isn’t familiar with the area would…

Sunday 03 October, 2010

Old Blue Last – Shoreditch


The Old Blue Last, a nice looking pub with deer heads and taxidermy (no shoreditch pub would be complete without) is, despite pretending to look…