As any London-based Irish person knows, any trip home is always used to fill your roll-on Ryanair suitcase with as much Tayto, Clonakilty and Barry's Tea as you can squeeze in to take back to London. But now, you'll be able to replenish stocks of your favourite Irish food without going any further than Camden.
The London Irish Centre has just opened its Irish Shop 'An Siopa' and it's filled with Irish household favourites including Tayto, Flahavans, Barrys
Given a grime-style makeover, this former Strada now aims to serve everything from morning coffee to late night espresso martinis.
Very much "a thing" at the moment seems to be the creation of new hubs all over London - mixing up housing, office space and shops - but with food and drink being a really big part of that. We've had Nova in Victoria, Bloomberg Arcade, St James's Market - and the most recent obvious example being Coal Drops Yard. Now it's time for Camden to enter the fray.
It's all part of a new
Lost Boys pizza (based on a certain 1980s film) has built up a following in Archway and now they're opening their second place in Camden. Expect black charcoal pizzas and also a basement absinth bar - with absinthe fountains...
You may have seen Yolkbreaker serving up their egg buns in various food markets. Now they're setting up their first permanent location in Camden Market.
Camden gets a new healthy daytime spot to pep up lunches with salads, gluten-free wraps and more from the folk who run Hook on Parkway.
Expect live music, top beer and plenty of pies at this iconic North London pub's revival.
Boxpark vegan favourites What The Pitta are putting down roots and opening their first restaurant in Camden so North Londoners can get their grill on.
If you've ever found yourself with a fried chicken craving in Camden, then we have good news for you. Masters of the fried chicken sandwich, CHIK'N are popping up in the Camden Roundhouse. And there are new dishes too.
On the first pop-up menu (1st - 4th Feb) will be:
Veggies, vegans, flexitarians or even meat eaters who love veg - you're all welcome at a new two-day festival celebrating edible plants. Hitting Camden this summer, Plant Life is bringing together some powerhouse chefs who'll be talking about the joys of a plant-based diet. The good news is that it's not just talk - there'll be workshops and cooking as well.
The festival was conceived of by Franco Fubini founder of Natoora along with chef and restaurateur Richard
Popdogs will return to their spiritual home this month when they pop-up in Camden’s new Social Bingo Academy, providing meaty nourishment for aspiring bingo-ists who’re getting to grips with the game.
The hotdog experts will be on hand to feeding the hungry masses learning their Duck and Dives from their Two Fat Ladies, all set within that giant Mecca bingo hall just off Camden Park Way - which we’ve also
Brighton vegan pizza restaurant Purezza is expanding to London and opening its second restaurant in Camden
If you can’t get enough of the crunchy nuggets of joy that are fried chicken in your life, then this is one for you. Mr Ji, a Taiwanese-inspired fried chicken restaurant is popping up for five weeks in Camden, and there'll be cayenne dips, ginger doughnuts and spiked teas to boot.
It's the brainchild of Sam Green and Samuel Haim, who came up with the idea while hiking in Taipei. Plus, fried food aficionado Simon
We head over to Camden to try The Cheese Bar, where the Cheese Truck has settled down. It really is ALL about cheese. And that's a good thing.
There's a new coffee house with a difference coming to Camden Market very soon and it definitely looks like one to watch.
It's called Pamban - named after an island right between India and Sri Lanka - which is where the duo opening it hail from. And it'll be mainly a chai and coffee house - with all the chai (masala, rose and lavender) served in clay cups.
But it's their all-day
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