Home Coming: Hackney
An intimate tour of one writer's home, one boarded-up nightclub at a time.
One London Street Vendor’s Defiant Stand Against Regeneration
Frank Wang has been selling coffee outside Bethnal Green station for 15 years, but his future is now in jeopardy.
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Meet the Couple on a Mission to Make Arepas as Popular as Burgers
Kathe Cunin and Gus Salguero started Arepa and Co., a Venezuelan restaurant in East London, with one ambition: to get as many people as possible trying the traditional stuffed cornbread.
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The Foo Fighters Pub Will Melt Your Ice-Cold Heart
I went to the merch-filled London boozer and their fans are just so nice, dammit.
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London Rental Opportunity of the Week: We Are Officially Beyond Parody Now
A £350,000 shed! In Bethnal Green!
This Is the Mariah Carey of Mulled Wine
London sommelier Frederic Marti’s mulled wine is decadent to the point of being OTT and galaxies away from the tepid plonk served at Winter Wonderland funfairs.
This Book Tells You Everywhere You Need to Eat in East London
Compiling recipes and anecdotes from Michelin-starred restaurants to local cafes and Turkish joints, East London Food by Rosie Birkett celebrates the area’s diverse dining scene.
Are Bethnal Green Locals Worried They'll Be Kidnapped By ISIS, Like YouTuber Marina Joyce Definitely Was?
It's a genuine concern.
Inside the London Deli Bringing Italian Truffles to the Masses
"My father would have shaved truffles on his pasta once a week," says Stefano Dellutri, co-owner of The Green Truffle deli in Bethnal Green. "Here, it’s seen as some sort of luxury. I think it’s bullshit.
This Cafe Is Employing Homeless People as Baristas
London’s Second Shot coffee shop is tackling the capital’s homeless problem by providing rough sleepers with hospitality training. “We wanted to change the way people view homelessness,” says founder Julius Ibrahim.
London Rental Opportunity of the Week: A Fucking Shed – A SHED – in Someone’s Front Room
For only £530 a month.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
An Undetonated WWII Bomb Was Found in East London Today
The Luftwaffe's 100-year goal of destroying the East End finally seems to be over.