Ping Pong

Ping Pong London in August. If memory serves the last time I was in town at this time of year was 1989. I was bedecked in a Batman t-shirt ahead of the opening of the first film where Michael Keaton played the caped crusader. What larks. This time I was wearing my full Batman outfit …

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Pizza Union With an hour or two to kill near King’s Cross and not an overwhelming desire to sip beer in a boozer, a snack seemed in order. I had a little wander around and eventually bumped into Pizza Union on Pentonville Road.Exterior I had a quick scan at their menu and everything was keenly …

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King’s Cross Real Food Market Arriving in London at 9.40am is a sure fire indicactor that I’ve had to get out of bed in Edinburgh at an hour that is strongly incompatible with my lifestyle.Scotch egg stall What was slightly more in keeping with how I like things was to be greeted by the sight …

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Leyas On a recent flying visit to London, I had just enough time to grab a quality cup of coffee before heading into the inevitable procession of thrilling meetings. Exterior Just near Mornington Crescent tube station I came across Leyas, which looked like it would do the job. A split-level premises, it exuded the requisite …

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Kiosk

Kiosk On another spin through King’s Cross station, I paused to pick up a quick bite for the train. Today’s choice was Kiosk, a little counter near one of the entrances, which promised hot sandwiches and Monmouth coffee so sounded quite promising.Kiosk I opted for their regular salt beef sandwich, which came with mustard and …

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