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    Interviews with Marylebone Village Retailers

    We love catching up with the owners of businesses in Marylebone Village, packed with independent and well-loved fashion and lifestyle brands, restaurants and bars. This month we caught up with La Fromagerie and David Mellor. Patricia Michelson – Founder LA FROMAGERIE TELL ME ABOUT LA FROMAGERIE La Fromagerie started in 1991 from my garden shed in Highgate. We opened in Marylebone in November 2002 just at the beginning of the facelift for the whole area which was re-named Marylebone Village. It was an exciting time, and Andrew Ashenden and Simon Baynham invited me to the area and I chose Moxon…

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    Interviews with Marylebone Village Retailers

    Alberto Fraquelli – Owner of La Brasseria Milanese LA BRASSERIA MILANESE TELL US ABOUT LA BRASSERIA MILANESE?We are an independent restaurant called La Brasseria Milanese run by third-generation restaurateurs and brothers Andrea and Alberto Fraquelli. WHAT MAKES LA BRASSERIA MILANESE SPECIAL?Our all day offer provides the local Marylebone community with the ideal spot to enjoy a cappuccino to go, a plate of our homemade pasta or to hang out for an aperitivo. We pride ourselves on bringing Italian warmth and style to the Village and we are most well-known for our beautiful terrace where we have 50 outside seats. WE…

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    CREATIVE LONDON: Mikey Pearce

    This week we caught up with Mikey Pearce, Co-Founder of Clean Kitchen Club CAN YOU TELL OUR READERS WHO HAVEN’T YET VISITED CLEAN KITCHEN CLUB, A BIT MORE ABOUT IT?  I started Clean Kitchen Club with my co-founder Abe Day-Garman, who has been my best friend since I was kid. We were talking about how to revolutionise the plant-based scene in the UK. With everything that has been going on with Coronavirus, we noticed that everyone was ordering more food to their homes. Abe and I decided to launch a 100% plant-based burger delivery service that did not compromise on…

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    PIPPA MIDDLEHURT TO LAUNCH KICKSTARTER FOR HER NEW PERMANENT HOME

    We first met Pippa Middlehurst, winner of the BBC’s Britain’s Best Home Cook in 2018, at a Wing Yip Chinese New Year Event in 2019. So when I was told that tomorrow, Friday 24 July she is launching a Kickstarter campaign on Friday 24 July to fund her first permanent cookery school and event space – Noodlehaus… we had to support her. Pippa is known by her Instagram moniker of Pippy Eats and is a cancer research scientist, turned cook. She hosts supper clubs in her home city of Manchester and teaches cookery workshops, with a focus on noodles, dumplings and broths, with particular…

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    CREATIVE LONDON: Steph Giordano

    This week we caught up with Master baker Steph, founder of Baked by Steph. STEPH, WE HAVE STALKED YOUR INSTAGRAM, AND HAVE FALLEN IN LOVE WITH THE BEAUTY OF YOUR CREATIONS, CAN YOU TELL US MORE ABOUT BAKED BY STEPH? Why thank you very much! Baked by Steph started as a little passion project a couple of years ago when it was just me experimenting with all things baking related in my pokey little London kitchen. What started as a solo project has now grown into a team of 5 specialising in hand-iced cookies delivered all over the UK. We’re…