March 31, 2014, 1 Comment

Ten years ago, Mexican food in London was normally associated with sub-standard fajitas, served with bland flour tortillas, tasteless salsa, thick sour cream and a version of guacamole. And then [...]


Operation Big Wing: 42 arrested in Lambeth police raids

March 21, 2014, 6 Comments

Police cracked down on criminal gangs, arresting 42 people in Lambeth yesterday. Europe-wide Operation Big Wing targeted organised criminal networks a ...

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Brixton Market to hold its fourth Give & Take event

March 18, 2014, No comments

Market traders in Brixton are all set to hold their fourth Give and Take Market, which sees people give away unwanted stuff and take home things they ...


Chef fears for business after council ban BBQ

December 6, 2013, 3 Comments

BY ILSE BRUIJN & RORY GRIEVE  A chef fears he will have to close his popular jerk chicken food stall after council officers banned the use of ba ...

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    Corn Fritters with Plantain Ketchup
    September 1, 2013, 1 Comment

    I enjoy wandering through Brixton market looking to see what catches my eye and gets me thinking. I saw some banana ketchup recently and thought it sounded fantastic but was [...]

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    Watermelon and mint gazpacho
    August 19, 2013, No comments

    Nicholas Balfe, chef at Salon in Market Row, keeps it simple with a watermelon and mint gazpacho as the heatwave looks set to return for a last hurrah Let’s face [...]

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    Food Tourism in Brixton
    May 23, 2013, 2 Comments

    It is easy to be suspicious of all the changes occurring in Brixton these days. We worry the uniqueness of the area could be lost to high street stores, global [...]