So Wrong It’s Nom: a chat with Annem Hobson

Name, profession: Annem Hobson, blogger, food presenter and comms professional (I wear many hats!) Favourite food: Cheese! Favourite drink: Currently: banana milkshake. Weirdest food you’ve ever tried: Lamb testicles in a curry. How long have you been in Tottenham? Seven years When did you first become interested in food blogging? I’d say 70% of the time, I’m thinking about food. I’ve been raised revolving my … Continue reading So Wrong It’s Nom: a chat with Annem Hobson

Living Under One Sun: we are all equal

Living Under One Sun (LUOS) became a registered charity in 2011. They currently have projects at three locations: a Neighbourhood Resource Centre in Northumberland Park, a community allotment, which they created from a bit of vandalised land on the Lea Valley in 2008 and a new project, Cafe Connect. They are partnered with HAIL (a charity that supports people with learning difficulties and autism) and … Continue reading Living Under One Sun: we are all equal

Crop Drop: the not-for-profit changing the way we think about fruit and vegetables

How did Crop Drop get started and what was your inspiration? Around 2009 Rachel Dring, our founder, became really conscious of the how unsustainable, unfair and unhealthy our food system is. She was already pretty obsessed with food (she’d changed her career from a community arts manager to a vegan chef) but she decided she wanted to set up a business that would make a … Continue reading Crop Drop: the not-for-profit changing the way we think about fruit and vegetables

Shiso Delicious: DT chats to Sara Kiyo Popowa

Sara Kiyo Popowa of Shiso Delicious creates Japanese influenced bento boxes with whole, raw and plant based foods. Sara and her husband Andy, moved to South Tottenham three years ago and she runs her business out of their home. Sara started posting pictures of her bento lunch box creations on Instagram when she first moved to Tottenham and has built up a huge following from … Continue reading Shiso Delicious: DT chats to Sara Kiyo Popowa

Prestige Patisserie: made with love

The story behind Prestige Patisserie is both inspiring and heart warming. Husband and wife team George and Geanina Ursache, originally from Romania, moved to London in 2009. They moved to Tottenham in 2011 and have been part of the community ever since. The couple opened Prestige Patisserie in October 2016 when they moved into the newly refurbished Holcombe Market. Geanina has been interested in baking … Continue reading Prestige Patisserie: made with love

The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

On 7 June we were invited to the private launch of The Bluecoats pub on Tottenham High Road. The Bluecoats have taken over from The Pride of Tottenham, gutted the building and given it a total revamp. They’ve moved the bar to the back of the main space, with an events room and kitchen (which will be the home of popular burger restaurant Lucky Chip) … Continue reading The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

Chris and Alex from The High Cross, Tottenham

A sneak peek of The High Cross pub in South Tottenham

Last Thursday 26 April, DT was invited to an exclusive opening of The High Cross pub along with a small selection of Tottenham businesses. The High Cross is based in the old public conveniences on Tottenham High Road, at the junction with Monument Way. The High Cross is co-founded by Chris Johnson and Alex Beeston and is open to the public from Thursday 3 May … Continue reading A sneak peek of The High Cross pub in South Tottenham