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VERDI’S E1 (For a great lobster pasta)

August 3, 2015 by


Besides my dear pal Bella Vita on Broadway Market and Ombra on Cambridge Heath Road, I've been struggling to find a reliable local Italian around Hackney. But more than that, one that serves a decent lobster linguine...

UNCOOL: Wild Food Kitchen (E8)

May 18, 2012 by


words: catrin jones Pop-up restaurants are, by and large, COOL. One of the many exciting fads of our generation. Particularly in East London. As I don’t venture to either as much as I’d like, I was pretty excited to be invited along on a last minute food mission to a warehouse in Hackney (naturally) where […]

Wise Words From The Wine Man #3

February 2, 2012 by


words: Benjamin Proctor Some of you may be nearing the end of your month long abstinence from alcohol …(how dull do you want to be?) …But for those still thinking of an exciting resolution, why not take the opportunity to explore booze you’ve not tried before. Sure, January’s a tough month on the wallet if […]

COOL EVENT: Alpha-Ville

September 22, 2011 by


Ever find yourself sat at a computer, i phone in one hand, digital alarm clock in the other, completely unaware that you’re simultaneously sending emails, finding out the time and composing texts? That’s cos you’re POST-DIGITAL. Which means you are now accustomed to living without most of your faculties. Alpha- Ville – the International Festival […]

COOL: Field Day

August 2, 2011 by


It’s August. Summer is already passing us by in a rain drenched, when-does-it-start haze..but praise be for small mercies. Field Day London’s COOLEST festival, pitches up in Victoria Park this weekend and the weather gods are promising SUN. Here at EIC towers we can see Victoria Park from our windows. Excited. Little. Kidadults. Gone are […]