People On The Street & A Cat

Some tickets are available for my tour of Spitalfields next Saturday 25th June Brick Lane 1966 “Sometimes there is no reason, but you have to do it and that’s what makes magical things happen.” photographer John Claridge said, introducing this set of pictures,“There is no why or wherefore of doing it, because it’s not from … Read more

Special Menus, £ 5 Dishes And Foodie Fun At Carnaby Street Eat

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Carnaby London. One of the West End’s best foodie events returns this June, and there’s so much gastronomic goodness to get excited about! Carnaby Street Eat is a two-week extravaganza that makes what is already a top tier dining destination even more appetising. From 20 June to … Read more

Paintings Stolen 50 Years Ago Returned to Historic Huguenot Street

The New York Art Crime Team of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently returned two paintings by 19th-century portrait artist Ammi Phillips to Historic Huguenot Street (HHS). The two portraits, depicting prominent New Paltz residents Dirck D. Wynkoop (1738-1827) and his wife Annatje Eltinge (1748-1827), were missing for fifty years, after they were stolen … Read more

Chutney Tandoor House Arrives on Wyndham Street

At the center of busy Wyndham Street overlooking Tai Kwun is the new independent Indian restaurant Chutney. Taking over the space vacated by stalwart Bombay Dreams, the 68-seat tandoor house prides itself on a premise of tradition meeting modernity. We understand this to mean taking the best of established ingredients and methods, but not being … Read more

Ales Aplenty, Street Food And Live Music: City Beerfest Is Back!

This is a sponsored article on behalf of City Beerfest. Photo: Patrick Staub City Beerfest is back this summer, offering an irresistible choice of over 30 different beers, tasty street food and banging Louisianan music – all in a seriously impressive setting. Sip on ales and beers from breweries around the UK and further afield … Read more

Superlative Siu Mei: Three Uncles Brings HK Street Food To Brixton Village

The Three Treasures platter and a cheeky side of curry fish balls. London’s going gaga for Three Uncle’s Cantonese roast meat platters — and now it’s landed south of the river, with its first proper eatery. What’s the deal? A staple of Hong Kong’s dining scene, ‘siu mei’ is meat (think duck, pork, goose), roasted … Read more

YARDLEYS Cafe • Bistro • Bar on Peel Street Is Now Open!

All photos by the talented Gary Jones Yardley Brothers began as enthusiastic home brewers on Lamma Island in 2013, opening the original Beer Shack to serve friends and fans the latest fresh brews on their way to the beach. Now, Luke Yardley and his team have just opened YARDLEYS Cafe, Bistro & Bar at 62 … Read more

Remember These Classic Bits Of London Street Art, Now Long Gone?

Street art, by its very nature is ephemeral. That’s part of its appeal. Some streets can look very different with each visit, as one mural is replaced by another, and then another. Occasionally, pieces hang around longer than normal and become a seemingly fixed part of the streetscape. We remember them. We smile at them … Read more