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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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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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Pictures: An Islington institution

March 3, 20150

James Cambridge had a piece of real history at M. Manze Pie and Mash on Chapel Market. The shop feels Victorian in more than just design – at Manze’s, they still make eel
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When it comes to skincare, is nutrition the answer?

December 1, 20140

Egyptian ruler Cleopatra, renowned for her beauty, reportedly indulged in milk and honey baths whilst the Romans used creams with oregano seeds. But what does it take nowadays to care
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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

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 Blacksmith & The Toffeemaker: Tradition with a makeover

March 28, 20140

Next in our St John Street At Work series is The Blacksmith & The Toffeemaker. We talked to B&T’s Brooke Streatfield who has lived in the area all her life