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Britain is known for many things but one thing we treasure most of all is our great comfort foods. This week (6th-12th March) we’re celebrating one of the best of them with British Pie Week! Pies are an integral part of our culture, you just have to look back at our history to see that. They were infamously filled with human flesh in the London legend of Sweeney Todd, they were a fundamental meal for the working classes in the nineteenth century and, of course, the festive mince pie is an important tradition at Christmas! Ultimately, British pies are loved …

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Top Five: Florists

Spring is almost in the air and, as we draw to the end of those cold winter days and bitter blasts of wind, we can see the start of Spring bringing about some colour and adding a little more joy to London. It’s time to bring some blooms back into your houses or give someone that special bunch as a sign of appreciation, as we see crocus, tulips and other spring flowers popping up around the city parks. With Mothers’ Day coming up at the end of the month too, we’ve got you covered for some of London’s best spots …

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London has herbivores covered, with more and more places popping up throughout the big city to cater for the FADs, animal lovers and health conscious amongst us. Sometimes it can be tricky to find places which stick to only a veg menu but, at the same time, would you want just a veg-friendly place if you’re eating with non-veggie friends? That decision is yours, below we’ve rounded up a selection of options for you lovely veggies (or non-veggies!) to enjoy. From eating to drinking, to sweet treats and groceries, we have you covered. 

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London Line Up: March

Spring is fast approaching so we can look forward to London brightening up (maybe just a little bit!), which means it’s time to start getting out and embracing the British weather. Not to mention, we have lots of celebrating to do this month with St Patrick’s Day and Mother’s Day coming up. We’re in the know about some great events happening this March and we’re here to share them with you. It’s time to get out and have some fun!

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WOW: Women of the World Festival
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Top Five: Noodle Bars

We are noodle obsessed at the moment here at London Living, simply because the options are endless. You can choose to go healthy and opt for a noodle salad, or go for warmth and comfort with a noodle soup, plus so much more. This week we’ve hand-selected only the best places that serve noodles in the capital for you to visit, from Chinese to Vietnamese to Thai. Prepare for your noodle obsession to take over!

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Salvation in Noodles
122 Balls Pond Rd, Islington, N1 4AE 

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