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The Resident reviews Panzo Pizza, Exmouth Market, London

RESTAURANT REVIEW: PANZO PIZZA, EXMOUTH MARKET

Panzo Pizza is Exmouth Market’s latest on-trend eatery, with Scandi-style interiors, light, healthy pizza bases and original toppings. The Resident tries it out…

The designer to watch for 2017, Yinka Ilori

HOW YINKA ILORI IS TAKING THE DESIGN WORLD BY STORM

Having made a big splash on the scene and dubbed as one to watch for 2017, chair designer Yinka Ilori tells us how faith and West African heritage inspire his colourful designs, along with why he’s pioneering the end of London’s waste culture

Mark Gatiss and Benedict Cumberbatch as Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes

MARK GATISS ON SHERLOCK, DOCTOR WHO & HIS NEW ROLE

With The Boys in the Band production showing its last few performances at Park Theatre, we caught up with Islington resident Mark Gatiss to talk about his character, Harold, Doctor Who and the cult popularity of Sherlock. He tells us why The Boys in the Band will always pack a powerful punch

Frame's master barre trainer, Gede Foster

FRAME STUDIO ON THE POPULARITY OF BARRE WORKOUTS

Frame Shoreditch was set up by Pip Black and Joan Murphy in 2009 with the aim of creating a more positive approach to health and fitness. The Resident visits the new Frame studio in King’s Cross to investigate the rising popularity of an alternate workout, inspired by ballet

A piece by Ray Caesar that featured in the James Freeman Gallery's 'Decadents' exhibit

WHY THE ART SCENE WILL ALWAYS THRIVE IN ISLINGTON

With soaring house prices and the astronomical cost of gallery space in Islington, there are fears that artistic talent may be pushed out. James Freeman of the James Freeman Gallery and Polly Bielecka of Pangolin tell us why Islington will always be a bearer of groundbreaking artistic talent

Bone Daddies Ramen

RESTAURANT REVIEW: BONE DADDIES OLD STREET

Opened earlier this year, the new Bone Daddies spot in the Old Street area is always buzzing, their tables all covered with their signature noodle, ramen and cocktail classics. This is their first offering for the East London area, opened to give locals a Bone Daddies to call their own Words: Rachel Mantock When I […]

Sprinkles and cupcakes

STAR BAKER JULIET SEAR ON HER RISE TO SUCCESS

Star baker Juliet Sear on baking David Beckham’s 30th birthday cake, the Cake & Bake Show and life in Islington

H.en, Islington (Sarah London Photography)

MASTERCHEF FINALISTS JACK LAYER & BILLY WRIGHT TEAM UP AT H.EN

MasterChef finalists Jack Layer and Billy Wright have collaborated on a delicious menu – right down to the fried chicken feet – at the new H.en restaurant in Islington

Architect Larissa Johnston, who worked on the redesign of King's Cross Square, is now focusing on building her own architectural company

ARCHITECT LARISSA JOHNSTON ON REDESIGNING KING’S CROSS SQUARE

Having been heavily involved in the redesign of the iconic King’s Cross Square, architect Larissa Johnston is now focusing on building her own architectural company to create contemporary homes

The interior is a combination of the contemporary and the traditional

RESTAURANT REVIEW: THE BETJEMAN ARMS, KING’S CROSS

Tucked away inside King’s Cross St Pancras Station, this spot delivers home comforts in a cosy setting. It’s the ideal spot to grab a drink and some food before a long train journey