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Serious design inspo at Clerkenwell Grind

If you live in or visit London regularly, I’m sure you will be familiar with the collection of Grind cafes and restaurants. The Clerkenwell Grind is one of  the 9. 297 more words


Breddos Tacos, Clerkenwell, London

I know better, but I fancied some tacos and made my way to Breddos.  I reckoned it would be full of yuppie scum, and I was right.   66 more words


The Modern Pantry, Clerkenwell, London

It doesn’t look it at first instance but the Modern Pantry lives up its “modern” moniker. It offers an inventive menu with worldly flavours and contrasting influences. 180 more words


uppermost leaves

Sitting on the roof on a muggy evening.

Clerkenwell before him.

Smithfield behind.

Bloomsbury distantly implied

by the uppermost leaves of that London plane tree, 66 more words



In celebration of summer solstice, my companion and I finally made it to Palatino, a new Italian in the heart of Clerkenwell. We’d been meaning to try out Palatino for a while now, especially since enjoying a drink or two here during Clerkenwell’s Design Week when Palatino had hosted an evening curated by the wonderful Bompas & Parr about the relationship between food, architecture and design. 604 more words


Breddos Tacos

Tacos is ideal celebratory food: oozy, messy and finger-licking stuff. So Clerkenwell’s Breddos Tacos immediately sprung to mind for my birthday dinner. Indeed, its reviews have had critics all over the capital lost for words, or, rather, confirming that their tacos really are something to shout about. 553 more words


Get Your Grind On - By Ashley Smith

Today I struggled to choose a topic for this blog. I sat with my computer screen in my peripheral vision while I scrolled through Tasty videos on Facebook for an hour. 473 more words