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Looking for a greengrocer whose shop is as beautiful as its produce? Then head to Ted’s Veg new location in East Village, London. The newly-opened store is an epic win for anybody looking to buy produce grown with love, and is a fantastic new addition to the other independent retailers in E20. So, head over for your taste of Ted’s marvellous homemade fig marmalade – it’s a true delight. 

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Ted’s Veg started in Boston, Lincolnshire, many moons ago. A family-run business, which has been going on for …

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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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London’s street food scene is nothing short of epic, with market stalls and food festivals popping up everywhere you turn. But where can you find the best foodie events and the best street food stalls the capital has to offer? Read on and drool over the deliciousness of our favourite spots to feast!

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Dalston Yard

Hartwell Street, E8 3DU

Every Friday 5pm-late, Every Saturday 12pm-late

A well-established east London hangout hosted by the food moguls from Street Feast; this one is a must. Every Friday and Saturday, Dalston Yard opens …

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Hold tight and get ready to hear all about one of our new favourite spots south of the river! The ultra-cool Mercato Metropolitano market can be found in ‘Sobo’ (south of Borough) in a previously disused paper factory. If this place is yet to hit your radar, read on to find out a little more about what it has to offer…  

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The SE1 venue opened in June this year and specialises in small producers from all over Italy and the UK, meaning there’s loads to choose …

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Get ready south Londoners; there’s a new pub in town! Elephant & Castle’s shiny new drinking spot, The Elephant & Castle, is getting ready to open its doors and it’s making us thirsty just thinking about it.

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 The SE1 pub, which will open on Thursday July 14, will be the newest member of the Antic pub collective, which means it’s sure to combine old charm with new design. The quirky décor is said to be inspired by the sixties tower block it rests under, so will …

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