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I moved to Bethnal Green in 2010 when everyone was having ‘new-age- fun with a vintage feel’.  ‘Being a Dickhead’s Cool’ was funny and vaguely informative. Seven years later it’s eerily nostalgic to watch: Today’s East London feels safer, more established and serious. At its heart though it’s still a glorious melting pot of people from Jerusalem, … Continue reading

Where on earth to go when you’re not drinking?
2016 / A load of chop / Chop recomends / New

Where on earth to go when you’re not drinking?

Many people will be familiar with the subconscious mind phenomenon whereby you give something up only for it to suddenly appear everywhere. Just ask any member of the Clergy. Like any self-respecting bon vivant I’ve occasionally turned to Dojo to find ‘the best stuff in the city’. This has unearthed such gems as: ‘South London’s … Continue reading

London’s top 5 most exciting restaurant openings – November 2016
2016 / A load of chop / New Category Name

London’s top 5 most exciting restaurant openings – November 2016

1) El pastor. London Bridge When the people who brought you the impeccable Barrafina open a new place that they’ve put their heart and soul into, you take notice. El Pastor has long been a passion project for the Hart Brothers who have spent years travelling Mexico, claiming to have eaten ‘every single burrito and … Continue reading