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Food & Drink

Indulge in a mouth-watering selection of culinary delights…simply food heaven!

Out Out

From ale to chocolate milk: Liam Barker samples a fine selection of EC1’s drink spots…

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Blanchette Brick Lane

Eat Streets

French, Italian, Korean and Portuguese; we’re munching our way around the world – without leaving the E1 postcode…

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The Good Egg

BDQ

Liam Barker cut his culinary teeth in London’s Michelin-starred kitchens after leaving school and working in McDonalds. The key? Never be frightened to look silly, he says…

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Standing the heat

Liam Barker cut his culinary teeth in London’s Michelin-starred kitchens after leaving school and working in McDonalds. The key? Never be frightened to look silly, he says When I dropped out of college, aged 16, with absolutely no plan for what to do with my…

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Victoria’s Secret

Victoria’s Secret

There’s nothing half-baked about Victoria Yum, or its ‘chief cake girl’ Kiersten Donohue. Even the Rolling Stones can’t get enough of her sweet satisfaction…

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Huw Gott and Will Beckett

High Steaks

Best mates since school days, Will Beckett and Huw Gott turned a passion for food that began in Shoreditch into one of the UK’s most admired steak restaurants. Now, New York beckons for the latest and most challenging expansion of their Hawksmoor chain. Podcast: Rosie…

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eatstreets

EatStreets

Five gold rings! Or pink, or cinnamon, or chocolate – anything just so long as they’re the baked and sugary variety Words: Liam Barker You Doughnut There aren’t many things better than those fairground-fresh fried doughnuts, dusted in icing sugar. You know the ones. You…

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Xmas Dinner

Toss out Turkey

Turkey, your goose is cooked. Our resident chef, Liam Barker, prepares some tantalising alter natives to the traditional Christmas feast For many of us, the idea of Christmas without a turkey is as unpalatable as Santa minus his sleigh. And yet more and more of…

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Mixologist

Mixologist

Behind This Wall, an inconspicuous bar on Mare Street, serves up some of East London’s most innovative cocktails, earning the drinking den a near cult status among connoisseurs. We meet the man behind the alchemy, Alex Harris, an early pioneer of locally sourced, seasonal beverages…

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James Ramaden

James Ramaden

Blogger, podcaster, writer and author, as long as it’s related to food, James Ramsden is your man. More recently he’s broken out into the restaurant business, first running the acclaimed Secret Larder supper club, and more recently a certain little place in E8 called Pidgin,…

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Sutton & Sons

Sutton & Sons

Danny Sutton, aka Danny the Fish, is owner of fish-battering Mecca, Sutton & Sons (their cod is to die for). Here, he reveals what took him from a Ridley Road Market stall to a fishmongers in Stokey before launching a chippie opposite that quickly grew…

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