Guides

Standon Calling promises great grub

  You know that story you’ve heard about the guy who had a party in his back garden which morphed into a massive festival? That’s Standon Calling. In 2001 Alex Trenchard had a birthday barbeque. In 2002 he did it again, only bigger. By 2004 he had included a stage with live
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Review – All Points East [Victoria Park]

      Shekha’s trip to All Points East was a staggering success for the inaugural weekend of this ambitious festival with food, dance, sunshine and lightning…  Rating   Appeals To All Points East was clearly designed with as
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Review – Grand Trunk Road [South Woodford]

Shekha sets off to see if the latest venture from Rajesh Suri (formerly of Michelin-starred Tamarind; Imli Street and former-Michelin-starred Zaika) and head chef Dayashankar Sharma, is a worthy addition to London’s Indian fine dining scene… Rating     
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Review: TPH of Chelsea [Chelsea, London]

Shekha heads out to West London to try TPH of Chelsea’s vegan-inspired menu… and is happily impressed with the creativity on offer. Rating Cuisine Fine South Asian Dining Appeals To Chelsea locals, vegetarian and vegan diners, Indian food lovers, curious
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Guide – 6 Ways To Run Better This Winter / Cancer Sucks

The shadow of cancer hangs over all of us. It hangs over you, me, my loved ones and your loved ones. We’re hoping that it hasn’t directly affected you – but according to Cancer Research UK, 1 in 2 people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cancer
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Food Challenge – 5 Days Without Eating

A while back, our cofounder Jack decided to see what life would be like without food for 5 days (IRONY: TOP SCORE). Partly as a personal challenge, but mainly to raise money for Cancer Research UK (in the end we raised near to £700). So – what is a 5-day water fast like,
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Guide – What’s It Like Getting Your WSET Level 1 Award in Wines?

For 47 years, the WSET has been teaching (and professionally accrediting) people about wine, spirits and sake. No stranger to any of these delicious things ourselves, we decided to take our first WSET qualification in wine. If you’ve been considering something similar
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Guide – The Brand Journey: as told by a Foodpreneur (part2)

The Brand Journey: as told by Foodpreneurs pt1…   Northern Munkee: I am fascinated by the stories we tell and, more fascinatingly, the way we tell them and why. I’ve been watching a lot of TED Talks recently and I believe that everybody has a story it tell, it’s
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Guide – The Brand Journey: as told by a Foodpreneur (part1)

The Brand Journey: as told by Foodpreneurs pt1… Northern Munkee: I am fascinated by the stories we tell and, more fascinatingly, the way we tell them and why. I’ve been watching a lot of TED Talks recently and I believe that everybody has a story it tell, it’s just
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Guide – Developing BRAND IDENTITY in a Food Startup…

Northern Munkee is back. What’s he doing now, you might ask? Why, it’s another guest post around his area of obsession and expertise – brand identity for food startups. Are you in the business of food? Thinking of making the leap? You won’t want
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