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Insta-Initiative: Combining Social Media and Charity in Shoreditch

April 13, 20170

Atina Dimitrova reveals how a group of creative Londoners recently staged a ‘silent auction’ in Shoreditch, and why they’re planning to launch new art workshops in the weeks ahead. Generosity? 
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East London’s Top 7 Must-Try Pancake Day Experiences

February 28, 20170

Angela Locatelli reveals the seven East London restaurants whose pancake recipes are sure to make your Shrove Tuesday a sweet and savoury delight… At this time of year, it’s not
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You Are What You Eat: Investigating Islington and Hackney’s 2016 Food Trends

December 20, 20160

Nicolo Gervasi reveals the up-and-coming food trends which have been sweeping the boroughs of Islington and Shoreditch this year… Whoever once said we eat with our eyes first might have been
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Podcast: Wake up and Smell the Coffee Culture

March 6, 20160

Today around one in five people visit a coffee shop on a daily basis in the UK. Proof – if it was needed – that coffee shops are continuing their
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Second Shot: tackling homelessness one coffee at a time

February 25, 20160

Having established business models since secondary school, Julius Ibrahim, an ambitious economics student at UCL, is about to launch a serious business with a social impact – quite a step-up
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Video: Hackney brewery turns bread into beer

February 8, 20160

Written by Jessica Hutchby An East London Brewery has been turning unused bread from across the capital into beer. Owners of the Hackney Brewery have joined forces with the charity
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Last orders? The Decline of the East End Boozer

January 21, 20160

It seems ironic that one of the defining features of British culture is slipping into an alarming decline. The good old pub with its roaring fire, creaking floorboards, friendly atmosphere
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Supper Clubs: The Ultimate Alternative Dining Experience?

December 15, 20150

Vegan empanadas. Yes, vegan. How can you make a traditional Argentinian empanada completely meatless? How can you make the seemingly meat-reliant Brazilian feijoada meatless? Well, for husband-and-wife duo Hernan Pablo
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Opinion – ASDA’s Black Friday U-Turn should get the green light elsewhere

November 27, 20150

“Cry ‘Havoc’, and let slip the dogs of war…” There are those who say that the words of William Shakespeare still very much resonate with today’s society, and that’s certainly the case with
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Podcast: The Hunt for the Best Chips in Islington

November 6, 20150

  There is nothing more British than fish and chips. But good chips are hard to find. Crispy, golden, thick chips smothered in salt and lashings of vinegar – sounds perfect
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