Café Find: Hyde & Son Edinburgh

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James Wise is pretty damn serious about coffee. Granted, he’s also the 2017 London Coffee Master champion and has a history with coffee (including at the now-defunct China Plate Espresso in London). And now, at the helm of Hyde & Son Edinburgh – the café on the ground floor of apart-hotel Eden Locke – he’s […]

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Restaurant Find: 26 Grains London

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Nestled in a tiny courtyard in Neal’s Yard, 26 Grains London is a heavenly little slice of Scandinavia in the heart of London’s Seven Dials neighborhood.   Simple and delicious offerings include all-day breakfast dishes like porridge and smoothies, sweet snacks and health-conscious lattes (think turmeric and matcha), and a small selection of wine and beer served from morning until evening. 26 Grains’ purpose is to serve wholesome and comforting grain-based dishes with a Hygge influence.  Owner and self-proclaimed grain enthusiast Alex Hely-Hutchinson explores innovative combinations of flavors in her dishes, each […]

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Restaurant Find: San Remo NYC

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Sometimes all you want to do is find a table to while away the day and night without having to figure out where to go next for a mealtime appropriate food and drink fix. At San Remo NYC in Nolita, we think we may have found that one-stop-shop you’ve been looking for. Here you can go […]

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Cafe Find: Butler Bakeshop NYC

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Just shy of the Williamsburg Bridge in the blossoming South Williamsburg neighborhood is Butler Bakeshop NYC, a casual counter service bakery showcasing sweet and savory pastries using fine dining techniques. Michelin-starred baker Ryan Butler, formerly of Piora and Gramercy Park Hotel, brings a global take on traditional baked goods such as his Sticky Bun with […]

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Cafe Find: Koffee Mameya Tokyo

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Hidden in the backstreets between Harajuku and Omotesando lies Koffee Mameya Tokyo, the reincarnation of owner Eichii Kunimoto and its previous predecessor sibling Omotesando Koffee. Found in the same location, the new box-like design champions the contemporary contrast of concrete and wood, again helmed by design studio 14SD and head designer Yosuke Hayashi. Here, there […]

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Restaurant Find: Nickel & Diner NYC

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At the crossroads of SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown is design oriented Nickel & Diner NYC, a throwback to the five and dime diners bringing American classics to a melting pot neighborhood. If you’re expecting greasy spoon home fries and syrupy milkshakes, you won’t find that here.  Executive Chef James Friedberg (formerly of a slew […]

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The Editors: CURA. magazine ’s Ilaria Marotta & Andrea Baccin on their passion for art and Rome

Scan any art newsstand and your eyes will be sure to lock onto the latest issue of CURA. Magazine with its striking cover of artworks by international emerging and established artists. Founded by Ilaria Marotta and Andrea Baccin in 2009, CURA. has fast become the art crowd’s favorite read thanks to its commitment to the […]

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Restaurant find: Mildreds London

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Daniel Acevedo’s spring menu reads like a vegetarian porn script. The head chef of Mildreds Soho branch – and the more recent Camden and Kings Cross spots – teases tastebuds with bowls balanced with flavours from across the globe. Acevedo’s training in Greek, Italian and pan-Asian restaurants in and around Melbourne, as well as a stint in […]

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Cafe Find: Spreadhouse Cafe NYC

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With restaurants and cafes in New York, you’ve always had to compromise. Maybe the food is good but it’s always too crowded. Or it’s near your apartment, but it’s not open when you leave for work. Maybe they make incredible coffee, but there’s no wifi. Or if they do have wifi maybe there’s only one […]

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Café Find: China Plate Espresso London

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China Plate Espresso wants to evolve all your senses with quality coffee. Alongside a special blend they created with Assembly, the café features blends from all over the world with past guests including Koppi from Sweden, Five Elephants from Berlin, Lot Sixty One from Amsterdam with Supreme Roastworks from Norway coming up next. Non- coffee […]

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