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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


The Friday Photo

Riceyman Steps

3.59pm, Sunday 1 April 2012

Except there’s no such place as Riceyman Steps.

In 1923 Arnold Bennett published the novel Riceyman Steps, and although the story is set in an anonymous zone between Kings Cross and Farringdon – maybe we could dignify today it with the name of north Clerkenwell – the story was actually inspired by a second hand bookshop he frequented in Southampton. 273 more words


William Cooper, 3x Great Grandfather & London Goldsmith - Part 2: Search for Birth Records, Parents, Brothers & Sisters

We have determined with the 1841 census that William Cooper was born possibly between 1811 & 1816. According to the census he was born in Middlesex. 1,425 more words


Exmouth Market Grind: Review

With brunch and more specifically, crushed avocado becoming all the rage among Londoners and the rest of the UK, it’s become a real mission to separate the wheat from the chaff (a popular vegan dish somewhere I’m sure) with regards to picking a venue.   656 more words

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home: event [ Clerkenwell Design Week ]

Back for it’s 8th year Clerkenwell Design Week is the place to be to see the latest in architecture and design through exhibitions, installations and showrooms. 42 more words