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Still from Certain Women
March 2, 2017, No comments

A 2016 Sundance Festival and Toronto Film Festival selection, writer and director Kelly Reichardt’s new film CERTAIN WOMEN flounders through a slow rumination on small-town American life. CERTAIN WOMEN is […]

Restaurant Review: Ya Hala

February 8, 2017, 1 Comment

On only its second night open, one could forgive Ya Hala, Brixton’s new Lebanese grill room the occasional hiccup, but it has a little way to go to ...

Nick Baglione

New food editor invites Brixton’s diners to share their food thoughts

February 8, 2017, 1 Comment

  I suspect I am the worst kind of modern foodie. One whose culinary ambitions, fuelled by cooking channels and dining out, are rarely matched by ...

Duck Duck Goose restaurant at Pop Brixton

Profile: Duck Duck Goose restaurant

February 7, 2017, No comments

Source for the goose: Nick Buglione grabs a sitdown with Oli Brown of Duck Duck Goose It’s quite a trip from head chef at Rowley Leigh’s Café An ...

  • Trattoria Franzino Brixton Polpo
    Brixton Reviews: Trattoria Franzino
    December 8, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Trattoria Franzino

    By Nikki Griffiths Trattoria Franzino has just signed a three-month extension to its residency inside Pop Brixton’s flexible restaurant space, designed to offer new starters a chance to establish and […]

  • Boom Shack restaurant cocktail
    Brixton Reviews: Boom Shack
    December 6, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Boom Shack

    The creator of Boom Burger, the Jamaican-style burger joint in Portobello Road, has opened Boom Shack on Brixton Station Road. Ify Uchegbu reviews. Photos Ed Everett. The Brixton version has […]

  • Xavier de Sousa performs in POST at the Ovalhouse Theatre
    Ovalhouse theatre play explores national identify
    November 28, 2016, Comments Off on Ovalhouse theatre play explores national identify

    Former Brixton resident Xavier de Sousa’s solo performance POST comes to Ovalhouse Theatre from tomorrow Wednesday (30 Nov – 3 Dec). The show focuses on what it means to be a migrant […]

  • Brixtarnia
    Brixton Reviews: Brixtarnia
    November 25, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Brixtarnia

    Words and pictures from our food/arts correspondent Mark Muldoon Brixtarnia is the new winter garden the Brixton masses weren’t exactly screaming out for. More likely, it’s an answer to the […]

  • Knife Brixton
    Brixton Reviews: Knife
    November 24, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Knife

    By Nick Buglione Acre Lane leading into Clapham Park Road has always been mostly marooned between the twin citadels of Brixton and Clapham. I literally and metaphorically live equidistant between […]

  • Fox Bar Brixton
    Brixton Reviews: Fox Bar and Chicken Shop
    November 10, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Reviews: Fox Bar and Chicken Shop

    Our food and arts correspondent Mark Muldoon reports back with words and pictures from the latest local opening from the Soho House group in Brixton. Although by now we’re getting […]