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Inside ‘Hungama’, an LGBTQ+ Bollywood Night in an East London Strip Club

It's rare that South Asian clubbers can come together to celebrate queer culture, but this new night at Metropolis provides just that.
Salma Haidrani

Vivid Colour Photos of the East End in the 1960s

We spoke to the man who uncovered a treasure trove of photographs of London's East End, dating from the 1960s up to 1980.
Francisco Garcia
First Dates

I Took Kate Nash to an East End Pool Club on a First Date

And we mainly spoke about mushrooms, the internet and astrology.
Daisy Jones

Gastropubs Are Killing London Darts Culture

A third of central London pubs have either removed their dartboard or closed altogether—something remaining landlords say is down to the “gastrification” of pubs.
Luke Slater
East London

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.
Nell Frizzell

Real Londoners Aren’t Afraid of a Little Eel Blood

When we asked pie shop owner Joseph Cooke to show us how to make jellied eels, we didn’t realise there’d be quite so much blood. Think Red Wedding but with sea snakes.
Munchies Staff

MUNCHIES Presents: The Oldest Fast Food Restaurant in the East End

In this MUNCHIES special, London pie shop owner Joe Cooke shows us how to prepare a proper plate of pie and mash, complete with jellied eels.
Joe Cooke

Make Margot Henderson’s Offally Good Lamb’s Tongue with Greens

This tongue-twisting dish from Rochelle Canteen will convert even the most offal averse.
Munchies Staff

A Farewell to Peggy Mitchell, the East End’s Brassiest Landlady

It's finally time to say goodnight to Barbara Windsor's iconic character
Hannah Ewens
Indian Food

This Legendary Curry House Owner Orders Chips in Indian Restaurants

“I’m embarrassed to say, but if I go to an Indian restaurant, I’d order chips,” says Wasim Tayyab, one of the three brothers behind Tayyabs, the Whitechapel eatery lauded for its home-style Punjabi-Pakistani cooking.
Simran Hans

Anarchists Smashed the Windows of East London's Crappy New Jack the Ripper Museum at a Protest

People are not happy with the new museum about a murderer, which was originally supposed to be a museum celebrating the women of the east end.
Chris Low

One of East London's Last Non-Yuppie Markets Could Soon Disappear

The Waste market in Dalston is the last of its kind in an East End that's changed beyond all recognition. Now, its future is uncertain.
Philip Kleinfeld