Merci Marie, Fitzroy House, Abbot Street E8

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Hand-painted signs for Merci Marie lead round the back of the Arcola Theatre, through a graffitied car park and a security fence and up two […]

L’Entrepôt, 230 Dalston Lane E8

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Set up by the owners of Borough Wines, high-ceilinged L’Entrepôt occupies a former warehouse in the otherwise shabby surroundings of Hackney Downs station. But a […]

Fijian food

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Eat Hackney is on the Meridian Line in Taveuni, Fiji, about as far from the borough as it’s possible to be. At this time of […]

Andina, 1 Redchurch St, E2

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On the corner of Redchurch Street and Shoreditch High Street, new Peruvian restaurant Andina is the latest project from Martin Morales, following the success of […]

Granny Lopez @ the Arcola Theatre

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Granny Lopez is a cute Spanish pop-up run by a friends who want to share traditional recipes from home. They popped up at the Arcola […]

London Borough of Jam, 51d Chatsworth Road, E5

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To quote Homer Simpson, ‘mmmm, donuts!‘ These are no ordinary doughnuts though: they come from St John and they’re filled with beautiful fruity concoctions courtesy of Lillie […]

Cooking for kids with the Parkholme Supper Club

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Eat Hackney dropped in to the Forest Road youth centre in Dalston where local foodies and chefs were trying to entice kids with unusual dishes. […]

Hackney honey

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Head-high veg, thick clusters of flowers and herbs and a row of very busy bee hives: not what you expect in the centre of Hackney. […]

Fairtrade, Dine with a Difference

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Fairtrade is trying to halt the tide of exploitation of poor farmers and workers around the world. Their greatest success has been in assessing and […]

Cucina povera in southern Italy

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Eat Hackney has been out of the borough, and on a research trip to southern Italy. One of the pleasures was the chance to peep […]