East London Food & Culture


Leyton Cricket Pavillion exterior today

The latest on Leyton Cricket Pavilion becoming a foodie hub

The historic local building is to be transformed thanks to one and a half million quid’s worth of lottery funding

Illustrated exterior of Ark, South Woodford

So you’ve never been to…Ark, South Woodford

Still going strong, a decade and a half later. We check out an E18 classic

Busy interior of Yard Sale Leytonstone

Yard Sale Leytonstone is open. Here’s what it’s like

The award-winning pizza company is celebrating with a week of deals and giveaways

People sitting and chilling at the colourful tables at Pitch Stratford

MUST DO: Pitch, Stratford

The E15 outdoor street feast returns with a busy schedule of arty events too

Yard Sale interior

Yard Sale Pizza is coming to Leytonstone

Co-founder Dan Spinney tells us what we can expect from the hotly anticipated opening


Top 5: New Openings of 2017

It was a good year for quality additions to the area. Here are our favourites across Leyton and Leytonstone

Here East

Where to eat & drink at Here East

The best places to head for at the waterside resort on the edge of the Olympic Park


What on earth is Mermaid Toast?

And why are hundreds of free slices up for grabs in East Village this weekend?


Leyton Street Food Market returns

It’s back this weekend and the weather forecast is looking good…


What are the Rangoon Sisters’ Burmese supperclubs like?

Miranda Eason checks out the latest east London pop-up from local siblings Emily and Amy Chung