Articles from January 2015

January 2015 Articles Archive from Foodepedia

  • East London Liquor Company - Discovering Drinks in the East

    Thursday January 29th, 2015

    The East London Liquor Company. What a place to visit! A two still distillery, encased in glass as the centrepiece of an incredibly cool bar.Yes it's East, yes it's next to a canal, yes its industrial chic, the barman has a beard and the head distiller wears trendy spectacles. Blah blah blah, insert hipster joke here. Still, for all hipsters and non-hipsters alike, it's worth the 'journey' east.

  • Sconnoisseur - The finest scones, delivered!

    Sunday January 25th, 2015

    Sconnoisseur are a company who will send you, by post, a box of scones in an ornate box. It’s not exactly the hoverboards and self-lacing trainers of the future Michael J. Fox promised, but it’s certainly a step in that direction. Right?

  • The elegant art of sushi making

    Thursday January 22nd, 2015

    Scared of sushi? It's the cookery challenge few want to take up, but as Anita discovered when Yuki Gomi is your sensei master then rolling the rice is not as hard as it seems. Just don't forget your hairdryer.

  • Beat the January Blues with Burgers in Brockwell Lido

    Thursday January 22nd, 2015

    Sitting by the window as the cold Winter sunlight burnt through, shimmering off the cobalt and chlorine-hued water of the pool; the air full of roasting coffee beans and the shrieks of nearby children, Emma was almost convinced that she on holiday and not by Brockwell Lido testing out their January burger and beer deal.

  • Shaken Cocktails - Become champion of the bar in your own home

    Monday January 19th, 2015

    Everything is available on subscription these days and I do mean everything. Coffee, razors, beer - life's essentials.

    All of these services offer a hassle free delivery of a commodity product and a hassle free extraction of cash from your bank account. It's a 'life hack'. An efficiency saving. One more thing to tick from the never-ending to-do list.

    Eventually, offering a commodity, these services falter. A freezer full of granules, a bathroom cabinet full of unused shaving foam, a waistline billowing over your belt. And I'm paying for this 'privilege'?!

    Shaken Cocktails is one of a growing number of subscription services aiming to offer something different from this cupboard full of essentials.

  • The Kebab Awards 2014 - take it away!

    Monday January 12th, 2015

    We staggered up sober to the 2014 Kebab awards. No need to pitta us though, it was fun

  • EatFirst - Fresh meals in a flash

    Monday January 12th, 2015

    Takeaways aren't renowned for their quality though and they're usually limited to a couple of 'traditional' choices of Asian origin. Step forward EatFirst - a service that provides lunch delivered straight from a kitchen overseen by a top chef. That's Jane Tran to be precise, a Canadian born chef with a CV from kitchens on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • Coffee in Iceland

    Sunday January 11th, 2015

    There are no fish fingers in sight. Nick goes to Michelin starred Icelandic restaurant Texture to discover Nespresso’s new coffee.