North London Food & Culture


Inside Paradise by Way of Kensal Green

So you’ve never been to…Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green

Kensal Rise’s legendary boozer has just relaunched its Sunday roasts. Worth a hop on the Overground?

The interior of Terra Terra

Terra Terra, NW3: Finchley Road’s new Italian

A contemporary yet homely space offering all-day dining


So you’ve never been to… Lyon’s, Crouch End

One of north London’s best openings of 2019 has come to the lucky denizens of N8


A Taste of Porto: weekly pop-up at Dartmouth Arms, NW5

The Portuguese wine-and-food pairing takes over the cosy local for the next three Thursdays

Eating & Drinking

Why you should support Chalk Farm Road’s Luminary Bakery

This social enterprise bakery not only sells delicious goodies, it also empowers disadvantaged women


So you’ve never been to…The Little Thai, Fleet Road NW3

As autumn comes, this is a handy place to warm up after a walk on the Heath


Too Good To Go: a useful app to reduce food waste

A simple, ethical way to support local restaurants and cafes


Baba G: top bhangra burgers in Camden Market

Expect the streetfood traders’ signature dishes plus a new menu of small plates at their new licensed restaurant

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