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Food articles written by Nellie Nichols, which include restaurant reviews, international sandwich and snack news, and Food to Go reviews.
Mexican food to go outlets have been springing up all over London in recent years and the trend shows no sign of abating. Many appear to come from the same mould, but one in particular, Poncho 8, stands sombrero and shoulders ahead of the rest. Nellie Nichols saddled up and paid a call. I’ve got this […]
Suffering from severe menu fatigue, Nellie Nichols goes looking for something a bit different to the usual salad, wrap or sandwich options … and finds it in the shape of Dindin Kitchen, a new Persian food to go concept in Gray’s Inn Road, London. If I am going to be totally honest, I’ve been suffering […]
Benugo has been at the forefront of innovation and excellence ever since the first sandwich bar opened in 1998. Now a vast empire, turning over £82m this year and enjoying massive growth, particularly since merging with Baxter Story, it continues to uphold those founding values. Nellie Nichols talks to co-founder Ben Warner at his newly-opened […]
Consultant Nellie Nichols rejoins Sandwich & Snack News as a regular contributor in this issue. In the first of her new series she visits Pickle & Rye’s brilliant new sandwich shop in Sheen Lane, London. It’s lovely to be back with you again pen in hand so to speak … I feel I’ve been to […]
The Eagle has landed I sometimes work from home in the little cranny, which acts as my office. Anyone who does this knows it throws up many plusses but a few minuses too. On the plus side it does drastically reduce the amount of mind-bogglingly boring trips I have to make to the local post […]
Fernandez & Wells have to be one of the best, if not the best, sandwich and coffee bars in the UK. Their latest opening in Somerset House, London sees them pushing the boundaries even further. Nellie Nichols goes along to revel in this new heaven. It’s rarely I tell anyone about my odd hobby but […]
M&S opened its new food to go trial concept in Baker Street, London at the end of last year. Unlike Sainsbury’s recently failed Fresh Kitchen trial, ‘Food on the Move’ is a more closely focused venture, which successfully combines hot and cold food, and should be a great success… with a few tweaks. Convenience stores […]
Joe & The Juice was started ten years ago by Kasper Basse in Denmark. It’s a modern bright funky place, which by attracting droves of young Danes, has now successfully grown to over twenty stores just in Denmark, with three opening in Hamburg shortly, one due in Stockholm, and now four open in London. Nellie […]
Nellie Nichols has seen a lot of sandwich bars in her capacity as reviewer and consultant over the years, so to kick the New Year off we asked her for her top five nominations. So here they are, in no particular order. If I had a quid for every time someone asked me which is […]