Tag: london

London Café Invites Customers to Pair E-Cigarettes with Coffee

April 7, 2014 // 6:19 pm

London’s Shoreditch,  home to the hipster, the pinstriped nicotine cravers and the too-cool-for-school East London dwellers, is the new site for London’s first e-cigarette coffee shop.

Vape Lab, launched by French expats Pierre Durand and Jonathan Cadeilhan, opened its doors last month to sell not only e-cigarettes, but also…

Pepsi Just Pranked a UK Bus Stop with Giant Robots, UFOs, Mutants and Tigers [VIDEO]

March 26, 2014 // 11:50 am

If you’re late for work, the last thing you’d want to see is a giant robot attacking the city. Okay, maybe that might exactly you want to see in that case. Said robot, and a few other ridiculously terrifying simulations were just what a group of Londoners saw when…

London Cafe Discourages Laptop Squatters with Pay-Per-Minute Policy

January 13, 2014 // 1:15 pm

Are you eyeballing that corner table with the guy clutching his cold cappuccino and laptop? Or, maybe you’re the guy who sees the other the guy waiting for him and now you feel all sorts of guilty for spending the last hour surfing 4chan while clutching your cold empty…

This ‘Hangover Taxi’ Will Serve You Noodles and Bring You to Work

December 17, 2013 // 3:25 pm

In what is perhaps the most brilliant idea of 2014, a London noodle shop has launched Kab-U-To Work, a service they’ve dubbed the “Hangover Taxi.” Yes, it’s everything you’ve ever dreamed of and more. The unique taxi service picks up hurting party-goers from their doorsteps and ushers them to…

New York vs London, a Detailed Comparison of Coffee Prices & Consumption

December 17, 2013 // 9:36 am

This morning’s topic of contention? Who wins at coffee, New York or London?

While  the meaning of “winning at coffee” might be debated, Tassimo interpreted coffee wins as the number of shops, drinkers, and strange consumption habits each city could lay claim to.

The results for who…

Chipotle London Offers Free Burritos to Ugly Christmas Sweater Wearers

December 3, 2013 // 11:06 am

 

You know that ugly Christmas jumper your mum knits for you every Christmas? Well, now it can finally serve a purpose other than sheer embarrassment and humiliation.

For those of you who love a bloody good burrito, pop into any of the six Chipotle Mexican Grill locations in…

Vaporized Tea, Because Liquid Tea Isn’t Low-Cal Enough

November 15, 2013 // 11:15 am

There are oxygen bars and hookah bars and now, an inhalable tea bar, because coming together and breathing deeply with other people is fun.

Camellia’s Tea House in London recently debuted a “Breathable Tea Room” installation which allowed guests to sample some of the shop’s “award-winning” teas in vapor…

The Champagne Tree is the Closest We’ll Ever Get to a Money Tree

October 18, 2013 // 6:00 am

Inside London’s esteemed Saatchi Gallery, tucked away in the Duke of York Square, Tord Boontje and Perrier-Jouët launched their recent collaboration: The Enchanting Tree, featuring a tree with twisted branches curled into glass holders for champagne flutes, filled with Perrier-Jouet Champagne.

The inspiration behind the champagne tree was twofold:…

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