All posts tagged: Pop Up

Moretti Gran Tour, Hackney

The Moretti Gran Tour is unlike any other pop up dining experience I’ve been to recently, as it solely focuses on the best of Italian food and beer, from various regions around the country. The London part of the tour was held last week at Space Studios in Hackney. For some unknown reason, the event venue, street number and postcode gave three completely different locations in Hackney and after 40 minutes of walking and getting lost, I eventually found it – I’ve never wanted an ice cold beer more! Upon arrival I was given a cute ‘passport’ with details on Moretti beer and all of the vendors at the event – each vendor stamped your passport when you bought food from them, and if you completed the passport, you went away with a goody bag! Moretti is a lovely refreshing Italian beer, with a long history. Luigi Moretti’s ‘beer and ice factory’ was founded more than a century ago in Udine – the first bottle was sold in the summer of 1860.     Today Birra Morretti …

Ready By 5 – A Supper Club On Your Doorstep! Review & Interview

Something strange happened to me one evening last week. I ate a vegetarian dinner. Yes, you read that correctly. Vegetarian. As you will know, I’m a meat fiend, and I can’t actually tell you the last time I ate a dinner without it some beefy or porky goodness in it. So what happened? Well, I recently came across a new business in Bow where I live, called ‘Ready by 5‘. It’s the brainchild of Cat Navarro, who wanted to offer a higher quality of takeaway food to fellow residents in the E3 postcode, cooking and delivering once a week to a set number of people. Tim and I regularly order takeaway at home, (we’re often very busy both for work/socially and it’s the easiest option), but I rarely write about it on here. It doesn’t really fit with the tone of the blog and is usually only relevant for people in my area. However, Ready at 5 just seemed like such a great business idea, offering a high quality of food delivered to your door, …