You Are What You Eat: Investigating Islington and Hackney’s 2016 Food Trends

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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 onto something. Perhaps these words accurately foreshadowed the recent trend of brightly lit, unrealistically saturated, perfectly symmetrical food pictures More...

by Nicolo Gervasi | Published 6 months ago
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