Burgers

Hungry Heart: The Pies That Bind (a night of Bruce Springsteen, beer and pizza)

Bruce Springsteen night
Ever been on a night out and moaned on about how bad the music is? Ever sat in a restaurant/pub and endured chart ‘hits’ that have no basically no melody (and don’t get me started on the lyrics…). ME TOO. There is a solution… and I’d love you to be a part of it. For a long time I’ve wanted to hold some sort of Bruce night, a Springsteen soiree that gathers Bruce fans into a space, a space where his songs are played All. Night. Long – and there are other Bruce fans there to appreciate it with you. That’s why I’ve Bruce-buddied up (sorry) with Pizza Pilgrims to hold a night of non-stop Springsteen, non-stop pizza and non-stop beer*. I’ve raved about Pizza Pilgrims epic dough/cheese combos for ages (one of the best places to eat in London, no question) and all that is improved by the fact that Thom, Pizza Pilgrim number one is a massive Springsteen fan. Handily, Springsteen is a massive pizza fan, too. All this comes together to create our new Bruce Springsteen party: Hungry Heart.
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Travel

Out in the street in Boston, US: where to eat, drink and what to see

Superb historical sights, rich Irish heritage, brainbox universities… if this is starting to sound like a holiday checklist for your parents, then think again. Once famed as a haunt for academics, Boston, Massachusetts has now evolved into a major city-break destination, with slick new hotels, mounds of seafood and cheap new flight routes all present….
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Travel

A pub crawl through Norwich… by canoe

Pub and Paddle Norwich by canoe
We’ve had many elegant moments, but this is not one. Charlie lowers herself into the canoe first – an unsteady and unfamiliar combination of retro, crimson lifejacket, oversized designer handbag and wooden paddle. I’m next. Map in one hand, anorak in the other, I ease myself down to the bench as Nick gently pushes us…
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Travel

A Night on Osbert – a Boatel in Hackney, London

Bored of expensive London hotels? Try spending a night on Osbert, an awesome canal-side ‘boatel’ that’s located in London’s very own Haggerston Riviera. Yep, that’s actually a real thing. The barge, which is docked in Gainsborough Wharf on Regent’s Canal (a 15-minute walk from Old Street and Angel underground stations), is a cool escape in…
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Burgers

Cheeseburger Baby, Miami, Florida

Nobody really needs a fussy fancy burger. Least of all me. And that’s why I love Cheeseburger Baby, the antithesis of the showy tits and arse Miami that’s just around the corner. Cheeseburger Baby is located on Washington Avenue, or “grimy Miami” as one smoothy city resident told me. But grimy is my thing! I’ve been to…
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Burgers

Burger at The Bite, Zurich, Switzerland

Sandwiched between two porn shops in Zurich you’ll find the world’s most expensive burger. But it’s a good one. We found The Bite in a part of Zurich that I quite liked. It felt less polished, less chocolate box than the rest of the city. There were strip clubs and adult film shops, then more strip…
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