Category: Dining

To a London blogger, no street is dull

Can I find anything interesting about a 70-yard road which on the face of it has severely limited blog post potential? Read on to find out ...

Dancing with the Devil: The Life and Times of Bleeding Heart Yard

A small courtyard just north of Ely Place in Holborn seems to have collected more than its fair share of fascinating myths and legends.

The Everyday Story of a City Wharf

The everyday story of the last surviving Thameside warehouse in the Square Mile, featuring tea, Frankenstein, arson, frost fairs, John the pony and Timothy West.

Plum Duff & Poverty on the City Road

Mainly through newspaper reports of the time, I tell the story of a vast canteen for the poor, born of philanthropic zeal at the turn of the 20th century.

Random Observations on Chocolate

Inquire within upon all, or at least some, things that link London and chocolate. From Samuel Pepys drinking the stuff to settle his stomach, to modern artisan chocolatiers and daring restaurants.

Grand Cafés of Edwardian London

It's time to celebrate some long gone but legendary London restaurants
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