Category Archives: Coffee

Guest Post: Mele e Pere, Soho

Mele and Pere, meaning Apples and Pears, a Trattoria and Vermouth Bar opened by Andrea Mantovani and Peter Hughes, have launched their new breakfast menu of delicious smoked salmon and cream cheese buns together with delectable homemade pastries that taste … Continue reading

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Cutter & Squidge, Soho

We went to check out the recently opened Cutter & Squidge in Soho specializing in their own creation : The Biskie!  It is a cross between a cookie and a cake sandwiched with a lot of buttercream. We sampled the … Continue reading

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Drifting through a lazy Sunday in the City!

We went for a joint mother’s day/ our parents 40th wedding anniversary celebrations to The Drift in the Heron Tower. The entrance is tucked down a little side street next to the building rather than at the front. When you … Continue reading

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Paul French Bakery & Restaurant, Covent Garden

Most of you will know Paul as the French bakery chain (personally I think they’re one of the few places in London to do authentically great croissants on par with ones you would find in France). But they’ve now got … Continue reading

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Urban Feast by Abbey Gardens at East Twenty Bar & Kitchen

We went to the East Twenty Bar & Kitchen within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the Urban Feast laid on using fresh locally sourced seasonal produce by Abbey Garden producers. Abbey Gardens are a community gardening project located near … Continue reading

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Tweet 4 a Table, Brick Lane – but coming soon to an area near you!

We were invited to dine at the Tweet4aTable pop-up at Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, an chance to sample some of the Co-op’s new range.     We settle down to refreshing and cooling drinks of cream soda and cloudy lemonade. As we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Casa Negra, Shoreditch

Casa Negra is fun and funky Mexican in Shoreditch. On a warm summer evening with all the windows open and a frozen margarita in hand it felt like we were somewhere much more tropical than the Great Eastern Road. I … Continue reading

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More on Days 3 & 4 of the UKBC Semi Finals, UKBC Finals & UKBC Barista Champion announcement, and Sanremo UK’s 6yrs sponsorship involvement at The London Coffee Festival

Though we would share some more of the delights from the UKBC Semi Finals, UKBC Finals & UKBC Barista Champion announcement, and Sanremo UK’s sponsorship involvement at The London Coffee Festival. The semi-finals of the UKBC Barista Championships was a hectic day … Continue reading

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Travel Guide to Eastern Australia – Sydney, Bondi Beach, Brisbane, Cairns

If you are planning a trip to Sydney and travelling up east coast of Australia, here is some stuff we liked, as well as some suggestions from friends of ours, and that you may find fun and places we would … Continue reading

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Day 2 at The London Coffee Festival at Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane & UKBC Finals 2014!

We wanted to visit some of the exhibitors and talks that we had not had a chance on our previous day, as well as ensuring we did not miss the theatre and showmanship of the UK Barista Championships on the … Continue reading

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