‘Ping the Herb Guy’ Is London Chefs’ Go-To Dealer
From his tiny but tightly packed rooftop garden, amateur gardener Ping Ng has supplied restaurants including Black Axe Mangal, The Clove Club, and P Franco.
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London Rental Opportunity of the Week: A Sofa, Under a Bed, in Notting Hill
Don't let me tell you how to live your life – honestly, I will ruin it – but please, please: do not spent a grand-and-a-half a month living in a luxury prison in Notting Hill.
White People Need to Learn How to Integrate
The discourse around integration in Britain is always about foreigners being "more like us". But in areas like Leyton and Notting Hill, it's middle-class whites who are failing to assimilate.
We Celebrated Prince Harry’s Engagement at a Creepy Diana-Themed Cafe
The walls of Cafe Diana in West London are plastered with photos and memorabilia of the princess. Where better to split an (engagement) chicken sandwich?
Glitter, Wining and Sun: Notting Hill Carnival in Photos
Photographer Charlie Kwai went along to capture what he saw.
The First Food Critic Review of a New AJ Tracey-Affiliated Burger
This shit is limited edition, only available in west London's Boom Burger until the end of May, so here's the #exclusive write-up.
This Is What the Beginning of Gentrification Looks Like
Meeting the residents of the Notting Hill estate earmarked for destruction.
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Meet the London Restaurateur Wrongly Convicted as a Mafia Banker
“In 2010, I was wrongly indicted on three counts: fraudulent bankruptcy, money laundering, and conspiracy.”
Photos of the Beautiful People of Notting Hill Carnival
Street photography from the 50th anniversary edition of Carnival.
We've Teamed Up With Boiler Room to Live Stream the Rampage Stage From Notting Hill Carnival
Tune in this Monday from 5pm until 7pm.
Fergus Henderson Has Perfected the Art of All-Day Drinking
St. John founder and cheffing legend Fergus Henderson has a carefully honed drinking regime, starting with a morning Fernet Branca and ending with an “uplifting” gin and tonic.
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Serious Crime at This Year's Notting Hill Carnival Reached a Ten-Year High
The Met has warned organisers that it can't guarantee revellers safety in the future.