Founded in 2008 Bea’s cake boutique provides the very finest in cakes, pastries, afternoon teas and coffee at three locations across the Capital With stores in Bloomsbury, St Paul’s and Farringdon, Bea’s serves customers across London from fantastic locations in the heart of the
Potted shrimps, jellied eels and rib-sticking pie'n'mash. Let Duncan JD Smith be your guide to the no frills but oh so good historic eateries of London. Another extract from the recently-published "Only in London" on the Ernest Journal website. Buy "Only in London" at www.onlyinguides.com.
An original dining table and chairs are located in front of the no-frills kitchen, which is nearly exactly as it was when it was first installed. The shelves hold knickknacks and serving ware, nothing precious.
The Bunker Location: Verbier, Switzerland The Bunker is an underground hostel found a former atomic bomb shelter. It may feel dark and isolated but offers a cheap, no-frills stay in one of the most expensive ski resorts in the Swiss Alps. www.centre-sportif-verbier.ch
Crafted, hand-assembled, and inspected by a small, four-person company located in Italy, the Metal Accordion Toolbox is an ode to a time gone by. It looks and acts like a tool chest men used to use. The dual-level box features an accordion-style opening system that allows for easy access to all the tools stored inside. The metal construction is stripped of all ornamentation for a rugged, no-frills appearance. It makes work around the house simple...
HARAJUKU GYOZA LOU There are just two styles of gyoza dumplings available at this no-frills eatery – fried or steamed – and they're as tasty as they are affordable (just ¥290 for six). If you've got some spare change, order up a beer and some bean sprouts too. Gyoza Lou is located just off Omotesando in central Harajuku.