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Pizza Pilgrims, Soho – Opens Tomorrow!

Last night I descended on Soho for the opening of the first restaurant by Pizza Pilgrims. Soho has been crying out for this for a while – long have we had the cool burger restaurants but I have been waiting a long time for the down to earth pizzeria serving proper pizzas. I was reminded yesterday after I sent my Tweet declaring that this is the first excellent pizza restaurant to open in Soho that I was wrong. Princi has long been one of my favourite places to grab a slice of incredible pizza (and more recently a whole round pizza due to the opening of the restaurant next door) but I don’t place Pizza Pilgrims and Princi in the same basket. So what do I like about Pizza Pilgrims? Well the first clue is in the name but I also like the fact that they serve Negronis, Aperol Spritzers, Italian wines on tap and I also love that they have table football in the basement area. Diners will be able to enjoy a range of …

Brixton Market

I still feel privileged to live in London, even after six years. But some weekends I find myself tearing my hair out thinking ‘what to do?!’ I often get the feeling that I’ve done it all and there’s literally nothing new to do. Of course I’m wrong – I should probably pay more attention to Time Out. Last weekend though, I decided to head south to Brixton to have a look around the market and grab a bite to eat. The first obstacle was the tube – I forgot to check about the consistent weekend ‘upgrade’ works that are going on until the Olympics next year. It took a while to get there but a couple of tube changes and a replacement bus later, I arrived. I have been to Brixton a couple of times before and not really liked it. Both visits were in the evening and I hadn’t exactly felt very safe on my walk down the backstreets towards Brixton Academy – don’t ask why I decided to walk down the backstreets. But …