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News & Views Exhibition celebrates Brick Lane curry chefs


rapher Jeremy Freedman. The result is a distinguished body of portraiture, recording some of leading culinary per- sonalities of the Bengali community in Brick Lane, which is now on display to the general public.


Some of the stars of London’s curry scene are showcased in a photography exhibition at the Rich Mix Arts Centre in Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch. In 2010 and 2011, East End culture blog, www. spitalfieldslife.com, published a series of portraits of the curry chefs of Brick Lane, telling their stories, together with images by the prolific street photog-


In Olympics year, Brick Lane has been officially recognised by LOCOG and Tower Hamlets Council as the “2012 Curry Capital” . The new exhibition is the first of many events during the run up of the Games that will showcase Brick Lane to the world.


The Brick Lane chefs and restaurants featured in the exhibition put their usual friendly rivalry aside for the exhibition’s opening night on Thursday 23 February where they presented guests with their signature dishes. More information about the event and the chefs featured


Shooting Star charity tucks in to curry


Friends of the Shooting Star CHASE hospice went for a curry night and raised almost £500 in the process. The special event was held at the Spice Culture res- taurant in Sunbury this February and demand was so high it was necessary to have two sittings to fit everyone in.


The Sunbury branch of the Friends of Shooting Star CHASE organised the evening as part of a new campaign entitled ‘eat ‘n’ greet’, supported by TV chef Nigella Lawson. Supporters can download the exclusive eat ‘n’ greet fundraising pack, event invites, posters and recipes by visiting www.shootingstarchase.org.uk/eatngreet.


can be found on the spitalfieldslife.com website.


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