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5 Things To Know About Plant-Based Foods

I’m sure when you are walking down the aisle in your local supermarket, you have noticed the growing number of products listed as ‘plant-based’, ‘vegan’ or ‘vegetarian’ and are intrigued by the health benefits they may offer. Perhaps you are already following a plant-based diet and would like to know more about your favourite foods? Whatever the case may be, when it comes to the world of plant-based foods, there is always something new to learn. What exactly are plant-based foods? They are foods that are derived from plants including fruits, vegetables, roots, herbs, nuts, whole grains, stems, seeds, and […]

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The Game’s Afoot: Restaurants That’ll Make The Glorious Twelfth Go With A Bang!

'I'm game if you are!' said the pheasant to the grouse. This game season we'll be all over these London restaurants, all of them serving amazing game menus...

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Dinners You Can Bank On: London’s Most Expensive Menus

Money makes the world go round, and it turns out, your plate too, as you lick every single last drop of London's most expensive food from it...

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Is This London’s Most Sustainable Supper Club?

 I’m trying to grow my own veggies where possible to do my bit for sustainable living; easy ones like tomatoes, mini cucumbers, leafy greens that don’t require too much water and knowhow though. Why? Well, enjoyment aside, it’s undeniable that sustainable living has taken hold of our social consciences in a firm way, with #vegan to #plasticfreejuly to #zerowaste trending across social media. Also venturing far into the sustainable side is The Whyte & Brown supper club, which aims to focus on what is typically thrown out as waste ingredients from their kitchen to inspire a menu based around their famous chicken.  It’s […]

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March Of The Mochi, London’s Latest Pudding Craze

Mochi is having a bit of a moment in London. Quite a big moment in fact, to the point where we can’t stop thinking about it nor stop eating it. Bidding bao buns to back down and humous milkshakes to move aside, mochi is the culinary scene’s latest “OMG” and like most great things (sushi, Hello Kitty), it’s here from Japan! But what actually is mochi? Well, it’s like a little cake packed with ice cream and, on the outside, mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, and other ingredients such as water, sugar, and cornstarch. It’s bloody tasty too and […]

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5 Borough Market Must-Visits

Sitting with the big dogs, like London Bridge and the Gherkin, is Borough Market, and if you’re a wannabe Londoner then you’ve got to swoop by its bustling arches. Sitting just across from London Bridge tube, it’s a treasure trove for eclectic eateries, pongs of cheese, and being barged past in the homemade fudge queue, and we can’t help but adore it. However, the labyrinth that it is, means a guide, albeit small, to the best places to eat is a total must. So, from baked goods and bao’s, to cold cuts and cronuts, here are our top five Borough […]

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London’s Hottest Restaurants Are Now All In One Place

When I picture a food arcade, I imagine screaming kids running around and sticky, faded canteen tables flooded with scrunched up napkins splattered with tommy K, trampled fries looking like dolled up cigarette butts, and half eaten micro-ed jacket spuds sprawled everywhere. In my mind, it’s chaos. So when we heard about the Arcade Food Theatre, we pushed it aside thinking it’d end up being just another crowded food court. But oh boy were we wrong. Arcade Food Theatre, located on the ground floor of the Centre Point building, is a new swanky dining experience featuring six of London’s finest independent […]

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The Black Truffle Pizza You Simply Have To Try

London’s food scene is an ever-changing metropolis of hummus smoothies, ice cream with KFC-style chicken plunged in it and jackfruit everything. It therefore comes as little surprise to us that there’s a new pizza parlour on the block, bolstering their new interpretations of pizza classics into our food vocabularies. Crazy Pizza does just what it says on the tin. Chefs swarm the diners sporadically to the sound of sensationally upbeat Italian tunes reminiscent of a moped advert, throwing dough around their heads and grinning. The Big Mamma-esque theatrics keep you on your toes whilst dining, in a space that is […]

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Being A Cheeseboard Influencer Is A Real Job And It Looks SO Gouda

We’ve all heard of influencers. We’ve all seen them at work too… curling up on cupcake lilos, posing by palm trees and bobbing about in brightly coloured ball pits. But, have you heard of cheeseboard influencers? A whole different kettle of fish, or board of cheese, if you will. If you didn’t think there was such a thing as the perfect job, then cop an eye at what these cheddar-hungry tricksters do in their spare time. Yep, being a cheeseboard influencer is officially a thing, and it sounds pretty darn gouda… Posting snaps of brimming boards of brie, cuts of […]

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