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Princi, Soho

April 25, 2011

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Café, Food 3/5, Price about £10 for a meal, Atmosphere 1/5 Princi’s interior food and waiting staff all look beautiful. Who cares about substance when we have looks? What is a bit of a problem is how busy this place is. It’s impossible to sit down straight away and even after you’ve resorted to the un-British […]

London’s Best Bagel Part Two-Brick Lane

April 24, 2011

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Beigel Bake (159 Brick Lane), plain bagel 25p salt beef bagel £3.50, 4/5 Beigel Shop (155 Brick Lane), plain bagel 25p salt beef bagel £3.40, 3/5 The first Jewish area in London wasn’t Golders Green, Stoke Newington or Hendon but Brick Lane. As a self-confessed bagel addict with an average bagel consumption rate of 15/week, […]

The Best Chelsea Buns@Flour Station, Borough Market

April 24, 2011

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Bakery, 5*/5, Price £2.50 for a Chelsea Bun, website These Chelsea Buns are simply amazing. They’re incredibly dense but soft, packed full of currants and really buttery – the best pastry to grace Borough Market. I make a beeline for these every time I go. The BBC recipe for Chelsea buns calls for 40g of […]

London’s Best Bagel Part One-Golders Green

January 23, 2011

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I’ve finally begun my quest for the holey grail that is London’s best bagel. First destination – Golders Green. (I plan to do Brick Lane when it’s warmer.) Having been to secondary school in a Jewish area, I feel that I’m a perfectly qualified critic of authentic bagels. Here, I focus on the plain bagel. […]