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Nothing screams summer like feeling the sun on your face while you munch on a gourmet burger and swig something cool and refreshing. Whether you’re at a festival or pigging out at a street food market, there’s something satisfying about shimmying through queues trying to distinguish which mouth-watering smells are being emitted from which food trucks. But if you’re as indecisive as we are, picking which dish to go for can be tough, so we’ve come up with our top five food trucks to visit this summer. Enjoy! 

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Reckon you could dive like Tom Daley but not a fan of heights? We’ve got your back. To mark the two-year anniversary since London 2012 graced our city, we’ve unveiled a fabulously stomach-churning piece of 3D art in East Village. The amazing piece, created by acclaimed artists 3D Joe and Max, calls for residents to #DiveIntoE20; the London postcode home to East Village, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the fabulous sporting facilities originally built for the world’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes. 

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Because we’re sure that all that …

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Over the past decade there has been a definite sushi surge in the capital. From international chains to small independent joints, sushi restaurants are popping up everywhere you look. So whether you fancy a tasty alternative to your usual sandwich, or want to try a different dining experience, we’ve wrapped up our top five choices for you to enjoy.  

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Pham Sushi
159 Whitecross Street, EC1Y 8JL

Tucked away in a small street off Old Street is Pham Sushi. Now don’t be put off by its modest façade, …

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Mexican cuisine hasn’t always been much of a thing this side of the Atlantic. Up until relatively recently, it was something that Texans and Californians got to enjoy, but it didn’t have much of a following here in London Town. Then finally, Wahaca came along and showed that Mexico had a whole lot more to offer than tequila and lime. 

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Next week, Wahaca is going to invigorate our palates once again. On Thursday, July 24 Distrito Federal (another name for Mexico City) will open at the …

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Previously if we Londoners wanted to feel the sand beneath our feet we had to trek outside the M25, suffer slow public transport and heaven forbid – navigate without 3G. Well we’ve got some good news for you. Sorry Newquay, there’s a new beach in town – and it’s coming to Stratford High Street. 

Life's a beach

From next weekend (Saturday, July 19), The Print House will become a glorious beach for Londoners, complete with deck chairs, barbecues, a …

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