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Food Notes: July 17

By Giles Broadbent on July 17, 2009 1:10 PM |


ยป The next superfood?

It may have escaped most people's attention but Saturday is national cherry day when the small but perfectly formed fruit has its moment in the sun.

To mark the occasion a new fruit juice, called Cherrygood, has hit the supermarket shelves.

ff-jul23-pele.jpgFootball legend Pele is set to delight fans of the beautiful game when he puts in an appearance at the Indigo2 on November 1.

The Brazilian, believed by many to be the greatest player of all time, will be the main attraction on an evening of anecdote and reminiscence at The O2 venue.


Mayor Boris Johnson revealed the latest proposals for Thames crossings but was criticised for prolonging transport problems in east London.

The East London River Crossings Review, carried out by Transport for London, looks at options including a cycle and pedestrian bridge between Canary Wharf and North Greenwich, as well as resurrecting a proposed crossing at Silvertown.


Jane's Addiction/NIN, The O2, July 15

Jane's Addiction are still gloriously depraved, but Nine Inch Nails will grind up your brain to season their chili.


Families were evacuated from their homes on the Isle of Dogs on Thursday afternoon following reports of a "strong smell of chemicals".

Four fire engines and police cars arrived at the scene not long after midday. It is believed that police discovered the cause to be a cannabis factory on Alpha Grove.


Brit flick actor Danny Dyer has carved out a career playing football hooligans and gangsters, as well as following dangerous criminals around.

But the Canning Town-born 31-year-old has set his sights on chasing another life-form - aliens. Dyer was at The Gentry salon on West India Quay last week meeting fans.


The first case of swine flu has been confirmed at the One Canada Square headquarters of Trinity Mirror.

An unidentified employee of the media group has been diagnosed with the disease after being off work for the last two days.


A Streetcar Named Desire
Donmar Warehouse

4.48 Psychosis
Young Vic

Adolf Hitler: My Part In His Downfall
Hampstead Theatre

dd-jul16-Acker.jpgFans of traditional jazz are in for a special treat next week when three legends of the scene play at the Indigo2.

Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball and Chris Barber, collectively known as the Three Bs, bring their considerable talents to the stage on July 23 and The Wharf caught up with Acker, master of the clarinet, about the keenly anticipated show.


Lloyd Banks The Indigo2

The Graduate The Space

The Gresham Ship Discovery
Museum of London Docklands

Martin Coyote Bermondsey Square Hotel

The Wharf The Wharf

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