NAME: Gala Gonzalez
OCCUPATION: Blogger DJ and Creative Director [http://www.amlul.com/]
WHERE IN LONDON ARE YOU BASED: East London
WHAT NEIGHBOURHOODO YOU LIVE IN: Shoreditch
What do you do on your days off?
I usually walk with friends down Brick Lane and grab coffee at The Grocery. We also often pop to Shoreditch House for drinks.
Shoreditch House, Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 6AW
Favourite places to dine out for dinner in London?
I love Nobu & Cha Cha Moon
Nobu, 19 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1LB
Cha Cha Moon, 15/21 Ganton Street, Just Off Carnaby Street, London W1F 9BN
Favourite Places to Drink in London?
Casa Blue, they make amazing mohitos!
Casa Blue, 228 Brick Lane, London E2 6DG
Best Brunch Spot?
The Albion, 2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London E2 7DD
Allpress Espresso, 58 Redchurch Street, London E2 7DP
Current Hot Spot?
Jaguar Shoes, 32-36 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DA
On a rainy day where’s the best pace to soak up some culture in the city?
The Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL
R. D. Franks
R. D. Franks, 5 Winsley Street, London W1W 8HG
What is your preferred London neighbourhood?
I lived in Chelsea West London for 5 years and I still feel at home whenever I’m back on that side of town.
Where are your favourite local places to shop?
Whole Foods (Kensington), The Grocery (Shoreditch), Lucio's on Fulham Road. I love Oxford circus for high street clothing and Dalston for something totally different and local.
Whole Foods, 63-97 Kensington High Street,The Barkers Building, London W8 5SE
The Grocery, 54 — 56 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, E2 8DP
Lucio’s, 257-259 Fulham Road, SW3 6HY
What’s a key fashion trend you see on the streets of London right now?
Big hats and oversize kimonos.
Image by F. Solari
Where in London do you feel truly epitomises the ‘buzz’ of the city?
East London, all the creative peeps and artists gather in this side of the city.
Best place to take photographs?
Any of the streets around Chelsea in West London