Thursday 05 August, 2010

L’Eau a la Bouche – Hackney

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La Bouche is great when it’s not busy but these times are rare. The fact that it’s a deli as well as a café increases its popularity and it’s invariably overrun by pushchairs taking up what little space there is…

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Magma is one of those lovely bookshops which sells all those fatuous yet inspiring graphics books and expensive documentary dvd’s about fashion designers…

Saturday 17 July, 2010

Claire Rouen Books – Soho

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Tucked away up a narrow flight of stairs above the Soho bookshop on Charing Cross road is a little designer bookshop specialising in fashion and art books, many of which are hard to find…

Wednesday 14 July, 2010

Broadway Market – Hackney

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Broadway Market is my favourite market as it combines vintage clothes, amazing food and ingredients like what you would find at…

Thursday 08 July, 2010

The Hollybush – Hampstead

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I can but only fantasize about living in Hampstead. Being so close to the Heath, it’s not far from being in the countryside with huge beautiful and quirky houses and a little high street with unusual places mixed in alongside the usual high street fixtures…

Monday 28 June, 2010

Osteria Basilico – Notting Hill

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When anyone asks me a good place to eat out in west London, without exception I will suggest Osteria Basilico. The reasons are threefold…

Sunday 20 June, 2010

The Garrison – London Bridge

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The Garrison is frequently a contender for the loveliest gastro pub in London and lovely it is, with worn wooden tables and mismatched regency chairs, odd antiquities under twinkly lights create a quirky vintage environment…

Monday 14 June, 2010

The Grocery – Shoredtich

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I’d read many a review of the Grocery café all of which condemned the service but enthused about the food. They weren’t wrong about the food, it’s amazing. And I didn’t have a problem with the service…