Tag Archives: London

Notes Music and Coffee

I was eating at a Vietemese restaurant in Clerkenwell when I noticed this book, the irony being I had just left specialty coffee darling St. Ali.  As I flipped through the pages while I ate my BBQ pork, I stumbled … Continue reading

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Sensory Lab London

Since the emergence of the coffeehouse in the 16th century Ottoman empire, drinking a cup of coffee has been a social and not merely culinary experience.  Like their modern day counterparts, coffeehouse denizens went to see friends and hear the … Continue reading

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St. Ali

Leading up to my trip to the UK I couldn’t stop hearing about St. Ali.  Tweets, blog posts, recommendations from friends- all my sources said that St. Ali had it going on in a culinary sense.  But surprisingly, the most … Continue reading

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Prufrock Coffee

It may just be how much I love T.S. Elliot, but I’ve wanted to go to Prufrock Coffee since it opened. The fact that it’s owned and operated by former World Barista Champion Gwilym Davies and was recently named the … Continue reading

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Londonstani

After finishing the Brothers K I’ve had the desire to read something a little more contemporary- but I wasn’t sure what. I must have looked at dozen novels around town before I saw this one at the Virgin Megastore in … Continue reading

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