Tag Archives: shopping

Can the can

I was talking with my friends at the Cool Chile Co a few days ago about the different brands of seitan available in the UK. Following our chat, I went on a quick exploration of my usual shopping haunts to see if … Continue reading

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Where you’re breaking my heart

I have been missing in action for almost a week and I apologise to all of you who have been refreshing the home page in order to read my latest tale of food depravity. I do have a rather solid … Continue reading

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Hammersmith and hungry?

If you find yourself walking the streets of Hammersmith (it happens, yes?) with a rumble in your belly, take the time to visit the good folk of Bushwacker Wholefoods. Bushwacker is a quaint, packed-to-the-rafters convenience store with a difference. This … Continue reading

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Cheesy beefy bagel glory

Is there a more pleasing bread product than a bagel? You can’t go wrong with something chewy, doughy and simple that can be held in one hand. During my first visit to New York City many years ago, I was … Continue reading

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I’m out of this world and I’m never comin’ back

Have you got a favourite retail outlet when it comes to vegan groceries? Somewhere that never lets you down and always ensures your basket is well-stocked? Me too. Out Of This World is a small, comprehensive grocery store located in … Continue reading

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Would you like Fry’s with that?

This is going to be controversial but it needs to be announced… Fry’s Vegetarian products are the ultimate faux-meats available on the global market. I can’t take them fighting words back. Fry Food Group is a company owned and operated … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

No messing about here with witty remarks. When it comes to vegan sweets, there is no time for being verbose. It gets in the way of eating. Sainsbury’s is a leading UK grocery retailer that is ever-increasing its range of … Continue reading

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Chang chang chang-it-ty chang shoo-bop

Some things are simply destined to be together. A triple shot of vodka and a glass of cola. A ferocious hangover and oven chips with gravy. There are countless combinations of perfect matches like these examples out there. During a … Continue reading

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Shoes, shoes and shoes

Look good, feel gorgeous in a shopping mall up north. There is a shady looking shopping mall in Leeds called the Merrion Centre. Strolling through the front door you could be forgiven for thinking you had been transported back a … Continue reading

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Taking the long way ’round

Isn’t it fab when something wonderful pops up where you least expect it? A few days ago I was cheerfully strolling around Halifax town centre in West Yorkshire when I stumbled upon a shop front called Food Therapy. As I … Continue reading

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