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KOMPAS x Food KOMPAS x Interviews London

Zero waste. Maximum Flavour.

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November 28, 2018

An Interview with Adam Handling
 

 

When his mother announced she was to become a Vegetarian prior to the opening of his first restaurant, multi-award winning chef Adam Handling responded in the brazen manner that he has since become famed for; salt-baked celeriac accompanied by truffled cheese, a confit yolk,…


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KOMPAS x Interviews London

IN GOOD SPIRITS! An interview with: Duck & Crutch

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November 23, 2018

Pie and mash; Strawberries and cream; Chips and gravy. All great pairings. All very British. None, however, quite compare to the legendary combination of a good old-fashioned Gin and Tonic.

260 years after sketching the infamous “Gin Lane”, little could Hogarth have imagined that “Mother’s Ruin” would turn into “Millennial…


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THROUGH BOUNCING TO THE STARS

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November 12, 2018

In 1931 the great crooner Noel Coward once sang “Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the Midday sun.” Little could he have imagined that nearly 90 years later one particularly mad Englishman would not only go out in the midday sun, but would do so replete with full…


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KOMPAS x Interviews London

THE REAL APPLE GENIUS

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November 7, 2018

An interview with Paul Marc Davis of The MacSmiths, Hackney
 

Today I’ve been working on Macs that are up to 10 years old that are now running as fast and as well as a brand new Macbook Pro… and why shouldn’t they?

 

Walking down Hackney Road, past the plethora of cafés,…


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MICRO BREWERY. MAXIMUM PASSION.

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November 5, 2018

Here at KOMPAS we love to explore, so much so that we’ve made it our business. We are constantly exploring, finding new and interesting places to introduce you to, and not always within the confines of locations on the app. And another thing we love, is beer.

Even though we’re…


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KOMPAS x Interviews London

FOR THE LOVE OF GIN

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October 31, 2018

An interview with Christian Jensen, of Jensen’s Gin

 
It all starts with me liking gin in general.
 

Meeting at a small railway arch in the backstreets of Bermondsey – close to Maltby Street Market – it would have been impossible to guess that the story of Jensen’s Gin actually begins in…


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Berlin KOMPAS x Interviews London

THE ART OF BEER

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October 18, 2018

While researching and visiting and interviewing (and drinking) my way round the various breweries and distilleries of both the Cotswolds and London for an upcoming project – watch this space – I became instantly enamoured by one in particular,z. Their website is striking and bold, colourful and humorous, and…


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KOMPAS x Fashion KOMPAS x Interviews London

BUY LESS, CHOOSE WELL

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October 12, 2018

-Vivian Westwood

The world of fashion. It’s a cutthroat, albeit very well dressed, business. For young independent brands it can be almost impossible to sustain a viable – and ethical – company. Years spent studying fashion, art, or design can often do no more than forge a passion for the…


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VIOLET – The Queen of Soho

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August 24, 2018

“What would you like to drink?”
“Oh, a Bellini, darling.”
 

This is my introduction to Violet. At first glance, she looks nothing more than the Nan everyone loves; a genteel elderly lady draped in pearls and bright pink lipstick, her petite figure lost in the lunchtime clamour of Duck+Rice, a…