East Category

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Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Embassy East, Hoxton

Embassy East is in my opinion the best cafe in the area. Run by Tommy, Lehi and Chris (who wasn’t there when I took the photos), they source everything more or less locally with bread coming from the e5 Bakehouse, Smoked Salmon (the Alaskan kind) from Stoke Newington and coffee from Clerkenwell…


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Monday 15 April, 2013

David Carter, Interior Designer – Stepney Green, London

This is David Carter, an interior designer and hotelier of sorts, he runs his home, 40 Winks as a B&B, albeit the most glamorous B&B you will find anywhere on the planet and a storytelling night, Bedtime stories, an elegant gin fuelled affair…


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Thursday 14 February, 2013

Mahogany Bar Wilton’s Music Hall – Aldgate

Wilton’s Music Hall appears to be hanging on to its original self for dear life. The Mahogany Bar was originally built in 1725, it’s pretty damn old and it’s beautiful inside, all original brick work and wooden beams…


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Monday 28 January, 2013

Crate Brewery – Hackney Wick

Ok so I think it best that on this occasion I just list what I think is great about the Crate, so here goes; 1. The pizza is the best I have had in London, with toppings like ricotta, caramelised onions and courgette. 2. They have their own Brewery which has garnered much attention from the likes of Jamie Oliver and Truman Brewery, I don’t know much about beer so that’s all I can tell you, that and the labels look cool…


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Wednesday 23 January, 2013

46b Espresso Hut – Hackney

I found this great little cafe when I was out on by bike the other day trying to find somewhere open to shelter from the snow. It’s a lovely little place, it’s amazing what some people can do with a very ordinary space, 46b is effortlessly cool and quirky…


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Monday 21 January, 2013

Creperie du Monde – Hackney

I think if there was only one thing I could eat for the rest of my life it would be crepes. Creperie du Monde does lots of delicious and different types of crepe from sweet to savoury the list is huge, just look at the menu on their website and they do waffles and omelettes too. It’s jam packed on the weekend as Chatsworth Road is fast on its way to becoming Broadway Market…


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Saturday 05 January, 2013

Ten Bells – Spitalfields

Situated on the corner of Fournier Street (one of my favourite streets in London, due to its proper Victorian-ness) and next to Shoreditch Church, the Ten Bells is where Jack the Ripper would meet the prostitutes who would later become his victims…