Category Archives: Food and Drink

Cally Road gets new bakery with superb bacon sandwich and artisan breads

This was a marvelous bacon sandwich – lovely soft brown bread, with a crisp crust only a few hours out of the oven and succulent bacon and a little brown sauce.  I ate it at Sunflour Bakery at 263 Caledonian … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Harvest Festival feast – Alara, Camley Street Friday 20th Sept 6-8pm #kgxharvest

The whole food folk at Alara Wholefoods on Camley Street want to eat the fruits of last year’s ploughing the fields and scattering seed.   They have a Harvest Feast on Friday evening – details above and in the poster. … Continue reading

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Yet another off licence for Kings Cross

None of the local residents needs them, these half tourist preying, half alcoholism serving over expensive stores. But we have yet another one.  Next to the Tune hotel on Grays Inn Rd. emerged yet another off licence convenience shop the … Continue reading

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New French bakery Aux Pains de Papy opens in Kings Cross at top of Grays Inn Road No 279

Lovely to see a new shop opening with a family team as bakery Aux Pains de Papy opens its doors at 279 Grays Inn Road just around the corner from Kings Cross.  The resident team above are a father and … Continue reading

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Cally People doing it for themselves…

Saturday 17th November our brand new street market The Cally Market opens!!!! The good folk in and around Caledonian Road have joined forces to create a new and exciting shopping hub which is hoped to bring a wider choice of goods while … Continue reading

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Get More – Wow!!!

There’s a hive of enterprising activity taking place in King’s Cross all driven by two social entrepreneurs busy setting up new sustainable community-led businesses. It’s the Get More Social initiative driven by Judith Paris and Steve Connelly and it’s about to launch … Continue reading

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She’ll be apples

The London Orchard Festival takes place Sunday week in the green heart of King’s Cross – Camley Street Natural Park. London Orchard Project, the charity organising the event with the London Wildlife Trust ask: “Ever sampled a Merton Wonder apple, … Continue reading

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Brewhouse on York – independent coffee shop replaces Pirate Books

It’s great to see a good independent coffee shop filling the slot vacated by the infamous Pirate Books at 4 York Way.  ‘Brewhouse on York’ has been reviewed in complimentary terms by coffee-loving local worker Bexquisite.  I had a simple black … Continue reading

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