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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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How about a drink after work … in the office?

May 22, 20150

A bar at the office, open spaces and sofas galore. These are just some of the ideas for adapting the office to the needs of generation Y. According to Grant
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Peace reigns … and with free coffee

May 22, 20150

Located in the heart of Clerkenwell, amongst the hubbub of Design Week, Domus Woodland Escape offers a tranquil refuge from the mad rush of the surrounding east London streets and,
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Islington pub face-off: Independent or chain?

April 3, 20150

This spring saw London hosting its first ever ‘beer week’, with craft beers starting at £3. The choice of craft brews and fine ales in the capital is endless, but the eternal question remains:
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Podcast: London’s rich chocolate scene

March 23, 20150

Before the bi-annual Chocolate Festival comes to Islington this weekend, Zay Arguelles takes a tour of the capital’s best chocolatiers   Bean-to-bar chocolates and water ganache, chilli dark chocolates and black pudding
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What to do on Valentine’s Day

February 11, 20150

  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to decide what to do with your loved one on that special day. Islington, Clerkenwell and Shoreditch all offer
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