Save a life with an RNLI Fish Supper

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Support the RNLI and Eat More Fish: We often take the bravery, dedication and selflessness of others for granted. All around us, day and night are people dedicating their lives to making sure we are safe. On hand if we should ever get into difficulty on land or at sea. Some of these people are […]

Learn to Swing – but Make it Quick

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Swing Out with the Old Bengal Bar and Swing Patrol: I love Swing (to watch).  I’ve never learnt to Swing Dance before, but next week I’m going to get the chance.  I’m going along to a Swing Dance Lesson and then to try Liberty Cheesesteak Company’s unique melt in the mouth rib-eye at Old Bengal […]

Omnivore London – Preview

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 Omnivore – A First for London Omnivore, a leading international food festival, originated in France.  Celebrating young and contemporary cuisine, it has now become something of an International trip.   Sponsored by Evian and Badiot, this September for the first time it will be in London giving young English chefs the chance to meet with […]

Artist in Residence at The Cumberland – Inspired By London

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Gregory Burns – Inspiring and Inspired at The Cumberland Hotel: For a month now, contemporary artist and former Paralympian Gregory Burns has been staying at The Cumberland Hotel.  And, after painting in the lobby every day, sourcing inspiration from the staff, the guests and from the hotel itself, he has produced a wonderful series of paintings […]

Serious Wine Tasting – Wine & Spirit Education Trust

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Wine Tasting at WSET: Many places offer wine tasting of one sort or another, but the chance to do a wine tasting course at the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) was a bit special. Rather than just sipping and saying nice thing, the WSET course is a chance to really learn about wine and […]

Moretti Gran Tour

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Italian Beer with Italian Style from Birra Moretti: Guest post by Alex James Once again the Moretti Gran Tour hits London.   The tour brings the UK’s finest Italian street food vendors together under one roof, serving traditional dishes from Italian regions including Campania, Lombardia and Sicilia.  The atmosphere was relaxed, with a DJ getting us […]

Summer Drinks – Roof Terrace Bar – Harvey Nichols

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Boulangerie Francois – Roof Terrace Bar at Harvey Nichols Is there anything better than a long cool refreshing cocktail, outdoors after a stressful and hectic day in the office or an equally stressful day shopping in the West End? I don’t believe so! Thankfully, Harvey Nichols new pop up bar has come to our rescue! […]

Bloom Gin Floral Cocktails at One Aldwych

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One Aldwych Lobby Bar – Bloom Gin Cocktails: I have to admit, I try my best to avoid drinking cocktails.  Exquisite though they are, I struggle to just have one, especially when the weather is hot.  But, Bloom Gin is a perfect drink for Summer, with slightly sweet, floral notes and the concept of a […]

Collage and Dining event at Carousel

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Collage & Dining an Immersive Food and Art Event at Carousel:  Carousel is one of the new breed of mixed use art/food/music venues. Recent guest chefs have included recent Rosewood Hotel head of F&B Bjorn Van Der Horst and his Rosewood executive head chef Michelin starred Omar Romero. This dynamic duo have incidentally just opened a […]

Live in Italian – S.Pellegrino Pop-Up

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Theo Randall and Phil Howard on the SouthBank with S.Pellegrino: At this time of the year there always seem to be a wealth of pop-ups and residencies.  Live in Italian, Live from London is a fusion of Italian and British Cuisine, using ingredients from the British Isles prepared with the art and finesse of Italian […]