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Bar Italia

See on Scoop.itLondon Food and Drink

A room above what is now Bar Italia is Soho is where this mysterious contraption called television was first demonstrated by John Logie Baird in 1926….it’ll never catch on you know…. as the director of the BBC at the time was quoted as saying.

 

and whilst pondering the forward thinking quoted above …

you might like to listen to Pulp!

 

 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQGEi4ah_cU

 

(translated into Spanish!)

 

Ursula O’Reilly Traynor‘s insight:

Bar Italia is a wonderful place to sit and sip an espresso. I particularly  love to sit outside with friends to gossip away a few hours, whilst watching the Soho world whirl by. My idea of Heaven.

See on www.baritaliasoho.co.uk

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