You can tell it’s festival season in London purely by the number of glittery faces and flower headbands you see on the tubes. A couple of weeks ago, I was one of them. Normally a Wireless festival goer, being a fan of R’n’B and Hip Hop, British Summer Time sure was a change to the usual experience I was getting used to year after year. But with Justin Bieber playing, how could you say no? And I can honestly say, I loved it. We didn’t have to make our way through the usual stampede of festival goers to get in, or queue for ages at the bar, in fact there was almost no queue at all. Yet it was still really busy. There were festival…

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We’ve all heard it. Fish and chips in London aren’t as good as in the North. And to be honest, fish and chips back home in the Midlands do taste different. Perhaps a little greasier, the fish with a little more batter, the chips might even be triple cooked due to less customers than a London eatery – and we all know how much better triple cooked chips are (If you haven’t tasted these beauties you have to take a trip to Hawksmoor soon!). I’ve only had fish and chips a few times since living in London, always a little disappointed and making a mental note to wait until I visit my parents for my next fix. But I recently had a portion that made me…

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With the weather still really warm and sunny, iced coffees are perfect for getting that caffeine fix. I used to only like the blended variety, coffee frappucinos, but since my love for coffee has grown (and perhaps I’ve matured slightly), nothing beats a coffee served over ice with a splash of milk when it’s warm and sticky out. For all those times when a hot coffee is just going to make you sweat (I’m sure we’ve all been there), or if you’re just looking to shake up your afternoon drink, this is perfect – my go-to iced coffee. Simple yet delicious. What’s better, the only extra thing you need compared to making a regular cuppa Joe is ice! So grab that ice cube tray and…

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That freshly baked smell of warm bread, straight from the oven, as it floats around you and makes your tummy rumble. Seriously, how can anyone resist? I love a freshly baked loaf. Give me one of those over a full sliced white/wholemeal loaf any day. It might not always last quite as long, but it sure tastes better whilst it’s there. That crunchy crust, fluffy and light middle…it’s making me hungry just writing this. Recently I was lucky enough to be sent some of the new products which have just launched at Polish Bakery to try. The Polish Bakery is the oldest polish bakery in the UK, and considers a good loaf of bread the heart of every culture. So much so, that they say…

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It’s like a Bao down on the London street food scene at the moment, with these little steamed wonders appearing to be having a moment in the spotlight. With so many Korean spots to visit, it sure can get a little overwhelming/bamboozling and no matter how much you say you’re going to visit all the places on your list, we all know it probably won’t happen. The Bao popup I visited recently however, is one of those places that deserves priority status on anyone’s restaurant list. Bam Boo, owned and ran by Kuleen and Jack, is a new Asian fusion street food company based in London. Starting off life touring on a street food stall, Bam Boo has just launched a residency at the O…

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