People & Stories

Hear from and about the people that make King's Cross

  • Where to eat al fresco

    A round-up of the best places to eat outdoors at King's Cross

    Lunch in the park Spring mornings spent in back-to-back meetings in air-conditioned offices mean that when it comes to lunch time, all you feel like...read more >>
  • A work in progress

    Charting the evolution of iconic fashion brand Carhartt WIP

    Those in-the-know will spot the white label, 20mm square, with a swirl of yellow. That’s the Carhartt WIP logo. Like the brand itself, it isn’t...read more >>
  • Recipe of the Month: Black Bean Brownies

    Naughty-but-nice healthy treats from chef Adria Wu

    This month’s recipe from Maple & King’s Adria Wu is the ultimate comfort food: gooey-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside brownies! As usual with the Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, however,...read more >>
  • Cocktail recipes

    Create Granary Square Brasserie's three new delicious signature serves at home

    William Beatty, 28, is the bar manager at Granary Square Brasserie. He grew up in east London and has worked in bars and restaurants across...read more >>
  • Recipe of the Month: Quinoa Scotch Eggs

    Quinoa scotch eggs from Maple and King's

    They may look like a handful but these crisp-cased, runny-centred treats are easy enough to make when you know how.
 This month the classic scotch-up...read more >>
  • King’s Cross Academy – a Sensory Study

    New school, new rules

    New School, New Rules Meeting the different emotional needs of young children is a key aim for King’s Cross Academy’s head teacher Emyr Fairburn. Housed...read more >>
  • A Feast for the Senses

    Three top chefs from King's Cross discuss the importance of scent, texture and how memories have influenced their culinary journeys

    Taste may be the most important sense when it comes to food, but cooking — and eating — involves every one of them. Three top...read more >>
  • Comfort Dressing

    Welcome to duvet day dressing for the digital generation, writes Lauren Cochrane

    KX Quarterly commissioned fashion photographer Dean Martindale to capture people in King’s Cross who take their comfort as seriously as their work Dressing in the...read more >>

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