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Madame D, Spitalfields [Himalayan]

For lack of a better word, Madame D says it’s influenced by food that is prepared by Chinese-Tibetan immigrants living in India. Opened by the team behind Gunpowder across the road, the flavours here are more focused towards the Orient. 379 more words

Spitalfields End of Season Tea Dance

Last year I missed all the Spitalfields Tea Dances due to illness and recovering from the operation. This year I was determined to go to as many as possible and most definitely the last one of the season. 98 more words


The façade of the Cock and Hoop Tavern: A crime against architecture

When developers buy old buildings, there is often fear of what will become of them. Depending on what protections have been put in place by local councils, some can be changed beyond all recognition or even demolished. 754 more words


Round 3: Bleecker Street vs. Patty&Bun

It’s been awhile but rest assured we are back to bring you a nail-biting battle between two mouth-watering burgers. Patty&Bun against the Timeout London’s number one best burger: Bleecker Street. 1,022 more words


Resto 38 St John Bread & Wine, Spitalfields

To my shame I only became a client of St. John in 2017. My first visit was a literary lunch at their Bermondsey branch but that was a freebie so not subject to the rules. 413 more words


Boxed in

Copyright Debbie Smyth, 8 August 2017

Posted as part of Wordless on Tuesday 7 more words


The Silk Weaver's Wife by Debbie Rix

In the year 1704, Anastasia is planning to marry her sweetheart in secret in an attempt to escape her violent father. After her attempt is thwarted, however, she is forced to marry an older silk weaver and begin a new life, against her wishes, in Venice. 376 more words