September 25, 2020

Popham's opened in 2017, at their first humble site on Prebend Street in Islington. With an array of unforgettable pastries, brilliant coffee, and a beautiful decor of gentle ceramics and dried flowers, Popham's has quickly become a staple of the London food scene. Thi...

September 25, 2020

Graphic: Ella-Mae Earnshaw

As restaurants open back up here’s a look back into the one activity the whole world took to in the confines of their own homes. Everyone probably has a moment when they realized that they would have to stay in their own home for a while. Man...

September 6, 2020

Credits: Ella-Mae Earnshaw

Strand Magazine's new column HomeCooked dives into lockdown stories from the kitchen. Natty Sae Jew writes about the nostalgia and comfort she found in cooking Salapao.

“How was lockdown?” 

If you’d ask somebody this question a year ago,...

August 4, 2020

Quarantine is hard. Lockdown has taken away our normal like we never imagined. And you’re not alone, from the States to India or even Australia, everyone is in the same situation. All of us finding a way to cope, may it be compulsive knitting, MasterChef level cooking...

July 30, 2020

 Credits: Wikimedia Commons

'Mr. President, what can I tell you? I’m so blessed to be here in the most prosperous country in the world, the greatest country in the world. And we’re so blessed to have you as our leader, as we continue to build this country and make it th...

May 13, 2020

It has been a long time since we've been able to go and indulge ourselves in eating out, whether a three-part extravaganza in a special restaurant, or sitting in our favourite coffee spot for a croissant to fuel our productivity. As the world, and more specifically the...

February 16, 2020

A few months ago, I had a lengthy conversation with my mom about drinking wine alone. Is it sad or ‘chill’? Is it possible to truly enjoy a glass at pres? And most importantly — what do you do, when you drink alone? The conversation concluded that both my mom and I rea...

February 6, 2020

Seji is a South Korean chef who has been taking London’s food scene by storm with her delicious, sustainable menu of Korean Fried chicken, kimchi, and a beautifully curated selection of natural wines. 

 All images in this article: @bombom_london

Can you explain to o...

April 4, 2019

Picture credit: The London Coffee Festival 

Coffee: just part of the daily grind – or is it? The London Coffee Festival has once again brought together leading distributors in speciality coffee and technology for its ninth annual festival.

Coffee is a huge cultural pheno...

March 18, 2019

In January, Greggs released their infamous vegan sausage roll. Despite much controversy, it is said to have been flying off the shelves and proves just how present veganism is in 2019. Although I am not vegan, I eat mostly plant-based and, therefore, can squash the com...

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