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Review: Boki [Seven Dials]

Our Samina heads down to Boki in Seven Dials, Covent Garden. It may look like a coffee shop, but it is much more… Rating: Cuisine: Fusion? In A Word: Original Appeals to: Mainly couples, mates who are catching up and I can see a fair few singles here. A general mix of
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Product review – Chatime Bubble Tea

Bubble tea has been around since the 1980s in Taiwan and is fast becoming part of popular British-Asian culture too. There are many variations, and the Chatime menu boasts most of the classics with a few modern additions. Similar to an iced tea but with more choices on flavours
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Union Yard Winter Market – catch it while you can!

There’s a great new street food pop-up to warm you up this winter and it’s landed in Union Yard, Southwark. We’re not talking about the crazy-busy Christmas fair tourist trap type catastrophe, but a proper, decent street food gathering laced with good food, fine
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Caffeina - Front Entrance

Review – Caffeina [Tower Hill]

Rating Appeals To Displaced Italians (especially those extra picky types with a particular taste for Italian coffee, or types of Italian cheeses that you can’t generally get in the UK) Bohemian individuals who like to discuss powerful ideas and/or ferment rebellions in
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Profile – Karim Hemsi and Sara Hamou [Chew]

Full names: Karim Hemsi and Sara Hamou Roles: Owners and founders. DOBs: 25.08.1976 (Karim) and 27.06.1984 (Sara) Birthplaces: Turku, Finland (Karim) & Warsaw, Poland (Sara) Twitter Handles: @chewtea Website: www.lovetochew.com Fun Fact: We’re often found Eating
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Kostas Kontopoulos, founder of Carpo Hellas

Profile – ​Kostas Kontopoulos [Carpo]

Full name: ​Kostas Kontopoulos Role: ​​Owner and founder, Carpo DOB:​ 1971 Birthplace:​ Athens Twitter: @carpolondon Website: ​www.carpolondon.co.uk What made you decide to bring Carpo to the UK? You’ve been doing very well in Greece with Carpo Hellas over the last few decades,
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Profile – John Thompson [CaféPod]

Hey… …did you know that there’s a specific type of person who actually drinks coffee for a living? Yup – they’re called ‘Cuppers’, and their job description entails travelling around the world to find the most exciting new suppliers and
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Tea wall closeup at Amanzi Tea Rooms with citrus tea in foreground

Review – Amanzi Tea Rooms [Marylebone]

Appeals To: Tea aficionados (duh) Ladies who lunch, Men who lunch, Tea aficionados who lunch, People who really get into the idea of a ‘beverage’, People who really want to get into the idea of a ‘beverage’, People interested in exploring other cultures
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This week I’m loving… The Rainforest Alliance

Why? Because not only are they a pretty cool organisation and really nice people, they are helping to save some of the most awesome animals in the world. Plus they made this video to promote their Follow the Frog campaign and it makes m
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