Tag Archives: Bethnal Green

London’s best caffs

I wrote this for an American magazine Food & Wine¬†hence explanation for what a greasy spoon is. They have made a lovely slideshow out of it. Photo of E. Pellicci from Classic Cafes A greasy spoon is a British institution … Continue reading

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My favourite pub: The Hare in Bethnal Green

Before moving to Lewisham (or Blackheath as I sometimes say when in polite company) a couple of years ago, I spent twelve years living in the East End of London. The thing I miss most about my old neighbourhood is … Continue reading

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Viajante: the essence of Portugal

My grandparents used to have a flat in the Algarve which my parents would borrow every summer. We would fly armed with a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label to give to the manager of the Penina Hotel so that … Continue reading

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