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A celebratory evening for Parma ham specialists Terroni and sons.

You know that list you have in your head, the one entitled “when I win the lottery I will ….” Well, near the top of mine is ‘buy a house on the island of Ischia.’ Noisy, bustling and lapped by the warm waters of the Bay of Naples it is a place I love. 768 more words

Recipe

Fire response time increase follows Clerkenwell fire station closure

Published by Islington Now

Fire engine response times have increased across Islington this year, reigniting the political fallout following the closure of Clerkenwell fire station in January. 583 more words

Journalism

Mapped: Islington fire engine response times increase in 2014

Figures released by the London Fire Brigade this week show that average fire engine response times increased this year in 371 of the city’s 649 wards. 71 more words

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Morito - Exmouth Market

I’ve spent three weeks in Barcelona and had one good meal. Just one. I never went solely for the food but I’d certainly hoped for better. 898 more words

Clerkenwell

Dando: the celebrated gormandizing oyster eater

Courtesy of Lewis Walpole Library

To Gormandize – to eat (food) voraciously and greedily.

Edward Dando (not John Dando as he seems to be everywhere else recorded), born in Southwark on the 11th February 1803 to John and Frances Dando, grew up to be a ‘celebrated gormandizer.’ 910 more words

Crimes Of Georgian England

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A true and delightful tale from All Things Georgian.

Dando: the celebrated gormandizing oyster eater

Courtesy of Lewis Walpole Library

To Gormandize – to eat (food) voraciously and greedily.

Edward Dando (not John Dando as he seems to be everywhere else recorded), born in Southwark on the 11th February 1803 to John and Frances Dando, grew up to be a ‘celebrated gormandizer.’ 910 more words

Crimes Of Georgian England