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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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Have yourself a VERY merry Christmas: the best mulled wines around St John Street

December 20, 20140

For those who enjoy a heartier treat, Christmas is not only for presents and carols, but also the time for a steaming mug of spicy mulled wine. We’ve chosen the best ones around
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Review: Discover your inner child at London’s first board game café

November 30, 20141

  Draughts is London’s first board game café and opened this month in Hackney. Located in a brick building right under the Overground tracks at Haggerston, the café has a
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Living the veggie life in Islington

June 19, 20140

In recent years, vegetarian and vegan diets have experienced a huge boost in popularity.  SJS asks local veggies and vegans about this trend

Podcast: Making it at Exmouth Market

June 2, 20140

As Exmouth Market has become more exclusive and upmarket, restaurants find it increasingly hard to stay in business at this competitive location. We spoke to a restaurant manager about the
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Britain can’t cook? How one Islington charity is working to reverse the trend

May 29, 20142

Sizzling pans of chilli con carne, boiling rice and ovens filled with banana muffins, that’s what’s for dinner today.  The cooks: a group of eager amateurs attending cookery lessons