Month: March 2016

Croydon Craft Beer Festival 2: The Revenge

Most sequels aren’t a patch on the original (Jaws 2, Robocop 2 anybody?), but organisers of the second Croydon craft beer festival (18–20 March) provided beer lovers with plenty of kegs appeal at a foam-flecked, hoppy-go-lucky celebration of good ale in the heart of Croydon. A crowd-pleasing sequel more akin to The Godfather: Part II then, or maybe Craft […]

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Review: The Quality Chop House, Farringdon EC1

Victorian working men’s dining room since 1869, now shovelling out imperiously brilliant meals to modern-day navvies who’ve had a hard day at the Powerpoint coalface Now a restaurant, a wine bar, a butchers and a food shop, the Quality Chop House opened in 1869, the same year that John Sainsbury and his wife opened a greengrocer in Drury […]

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