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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

Video: A visit to Exmouth Market

May 28, 20143

Exmouth Market has long been a popular spot for lunch breaks and the quick bite on the go. We stopped by to find out what keeps the people coming back, and
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Vegan culture in Islington and beyond

May 16, 20142

Vegan culture in Islington seems to be evolving, but what are the health implications of such a diet? We talked to a nutritionist and a vegan activist, to find out
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Kurz&Lang: Why bratwurst is more than just a sausage

April 22, 20140

St John Street is home to bratwurst shop Kurz&Lang, founded by Berlin-born Valentin von Amsberg. We paid a visit, as part of our St John Street At Work series

The evolution of Exmouth Market

April 17, 20141

Visiting Exmouth Market today, it’s easy to see how it won the Great Street Award in the UK and Ireland in 2011 but it looked very different 25 years ago…

Video: Vegan – Can you taste the difference?

April 11, 20140

Veganism is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice all over the world. With some estimates predicting that the number of vegans in the UK will reach 55% of the population by
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