Monthly Archives: October 2008

green note

106 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 7AN

Tel: (020) 7485 9899

Music nights are the main focus of this café, but there are a few other kinds of evening thrown in for good measure. On Monday 3rd November there’s a poetry slam event called Hammer & Tongue, so if you fancy getting up and spouting some poems, or simply watching other people be brave… They serve tasty, reasonably-priced, vegetarian tapas.




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york & albany

127-129 Parkway, London NW1 7PS
T: (020) 7388 3344

Layers of Telegraph are spread out on the bar of Gordon Ramsay and Angela Hartnett’s new venture, York & Albany, which sits regally at the top of Parkway, halfway between the lions of London zoo and the pricey delicatessens of Primrose Hill. This grade two listed building, built by John Nash in the 1820s, has been empty for nearly two decades, so it’s exciting to see it finally coming to life… Continue reading


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beatboxing in the kitchen!

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the antic banquet

The Antic Banquet festival was held over a sunny weekend back in September on an organic beef farm in Norfolk. Imagine possibly the largest organic burgers ever, served in pitta bread crammed with salad and sauce; sweets and apples served by a horned creature from a Hansel & Gretel house; knives and forks hanging from the trees; bouncy bands and djs; cartwheeling zebras; maypole dancing; craft workshops; hula-hooping; poetry; puppet shows; an impromptu surprise birthday party in a pig pen (clean and empty of pigs!) and a magical violin concert in the church up the road, and that goes some way to describing this small festival.

The actual banquet itself took place on Sunday afternoon after hours of spit-roasting, basting, simmering, washing and chopping… Continue reading


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was this the largest sandwich in the world? evidence eaten…

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