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FOOD AND THE CITY: Trendy noshing comes to London's Spitalfields

Spitalfields is a London neighborhood with a dual personality. It borders the financial district, but walk 10 minutes to the east and you hit deprived public-housing projects. The area's focal point is Spitalfields market, founded in 1887 and still going strong, in part [an error occurred while processing this directive] due to the controversial development of the western side. Under an arching transparent canopy, mainstream shops and restaurants, which moved in over the winter, are now doing a brisk trade alongside the established stalls peddling eclectica.

Among the new arrivals, only the restaurant Canteen might appeal to both the bohemian...

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