Bowing down to egg mania at Foxcroft & Ginger… and The Gallery

London is going nuts for eggs. What with Bad Egg whipping up one of the best brunches in the City, Good Egg opening up in Stoke Newington, Egg Break scrambling it up in Uxbridge and an egg café setting up shop in Dalston’s Beyond Retro, I couldn’t help but bow down to the trend and … More Bowing down to egg mania at Foxcroft & Ginger… and The Gallery

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The Manhattan Project at POND Dalston: weird cocktails and Hawaiian food pairings made in heaven

The launch of The Manhattan Project‘s residency at POND Dalston saw a dream team of tasty and crafty cocktails matched with Hawaiian food. The weirder the better. The Manhattan Project’s odd twist on retro cocktails – all consisting of four main ingredients focusing on the season – is the brain child of Felix Cohen, who thought up the project in … More The Manhattan Project at POND Dalston: weird cocktails and Hawaiian food pairings made in heaven

Street Feast – Dinerama Opening Weekend in Shoreditch

Leaving car parks and courtyards empty is a sin in East London. The real sin though would be not checking out the new Street Feast in Shoreditch Yard. Here’s my round-up of London’s most exciting street festival’s opening weekend. < p class=”p1″>The uber-successful Dalston and Lewisham Street Feast came to Shoreditch last weekend with a … More Street Feast – Dinerama Opening Weekend in Shoreditch

The lazy bum guide to surviving Street Feast

If you’re a Londoner pretending to know his/her shit about nightlife, you’ve probably heard of Street Feast , the “International Capital of Night Markets” that started in Dalston and is now popping up all over London, from Battersea to Lewisham with a new location coming up in Shoreditch. Now, let me get things straight: Street … More The lazy bum guide to surviving Street Feast

Review: Bull In A China Shop’s opening weekend in Shoreditch

A new Oriental eatery has set up shop on Shoreditch High Street, promising to pair up black charcoal Chicken burgers with Japanese whiskey. Here’s my review of Bull In A China Shop after its opening weekend. … More Review: Bull In A China Shop’s opening weekend in Shoreditch

You have two weekends left to drink in one of London’s coolest bars… No pressure

If you haven’t yet been to my favourite London bar/restaurant, The Dead Dolls House in Hoxton Square, your time is running out. The team behind the House, the Dead Dolls Club, announced today it will be closing down to move on to two different locations. The Dead Dolls House is The Dead Dolls Club’s second … More You have two weekends left to drink in one of London’s coolest bars… No pressure

Life in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

If Williamsburg is New York’s Shoreditch, Park Slope can be its Dalston. Still not completely gentrified, Park Slope, Brooklyn, is still a mix between quirky cafés selling kale smoothies and buildings that are falling apart; between bearded and tattooed hipsters and dodgy-looking tramps; between sketchy youngsters and families. Life here seems cosy, artsy and healthy. … More Life in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY