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  • Pizza Rossa - The City

    Thursday December 18th, 2014

    Lunchtime is a tough business, so Nik rolls up his sleeves and tackles pizza after pizza after pizza, at Pizza Rossa - the newest lunch venue to hit the City and possibly the only one you'll ever need!

  • Jones & Sons at TripSpace Projects

    Thursday December 18th, 2014

    Nik travels East (again) to sample squash, steak, and chocolate tort beneath a railway arch, at Jones & Sons residency at TripSpace Projects.

  • Bookings open for Britain's first cookery school at sea

    Thursday December 18th, 2014

    Bookings are now open for Britain's first cookery school at sea on the new P&O Cruises ship Britannia, as well as availability for Eric Lanlard's afternoon tea and the new Limelight Club.

  • Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar opens

    Tuesday December 16th, 2014

    Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar is the latest opening at Somerset House in the heart of London. Central to the Pennethorne’s experience is a collection of speciality breads baked daily on site by Head Baker, Michela Potesta and Head Chef, Richard Robinson in the bakery.

  • Steak & Lobster

    Monday December 15th, 2014

    Another cow-and-crustacean offering...

  • Jazz at Scarfes Bar

    Monday December 15th, 2014

    Scarfes Bar at Rosewood London, located in the heart of Holborn, is hosting complimentary live jazzperformances six nights a week. Performances will commence at 8:00 pm, and showcase artists such as the Nick & Kitty Trio, Joy Ellis Trio, and Nicola Emmanuel Trio.

  • Season of Goodwill (and Cookies)!

    Monday December 15th, 2014

    This is perhaps the perfect time of year to visit the Cookie Bar in the gorgeously sleepy village of Hindhead, Surrey.  Not only is their little red café exceptionally “merry and bright”, but all their profits go to good cause

  • Christmas Hamper round up 2014

    Saturday December 13th, 2014

    'Tis the season for hampers. When you can't think of a gift that will hit the spot then a hamper is happiness in a wicker basket.Hampers have the advantage too of being easily ordered on line and delivered almost anywhere. So for far-flung relations, hampers really are a gift.

  • Fresocbaldi opens in London

    Saturday December 13th, 2014

    The Frescobaldi family, one of Italy’s oldest a wine dynasties has  opened its first standalone restaurant and wine bar in the UK.

  • Chamberlains

    Friday December 12th, 2014

    Chef Andrew Jones needs to be famous and you need to eat his unshowy, fabulous food. London lunch of the year for me, hands down. Get it while you can.

  • Titchwell Manor - Norfolk

    Friday December 12th, 2014

    Having arrived back from Scotland, it’s an about turn for Nik Speller as he heads out to the wilds of North Norfolk to explore the cosy retreat of Titchwell Manor.

  • Xmas dinner at Heathrow - kind of

    Tuesday December 9th, 2014

    With 100,178 passengers expected to travel through Heathrow on Christmas Day, festive flyers will be treated to turkey, sage and onion stuffing and Christmas pudding in the form of three specially created boiled sweets.

  • Quattro Passi London NYE preview

    Monday December 8th, 2014

    New Year’s Eve, often one of the biggest and best annual anti-climaxes, is almost upon us, and you may still be wondering what to do. Step forward Antonio Mellino, the head chef at Italian restaurant Quattro Passi in Mayfair, who’s devised a seven course tasting menu to tempt you out to Monopoly’s bluest square on the last day of 2014.

  • Fraq's Lobster Shack

    Sunday December 7th, 2014

    It’s not cheap, considering the target market and how fast the experience is over, but London is like Pavlov’s dog when someone mentions lobster right now - the drool is like a tsunami. Certainly Fraq has done its homework and designed decor and menu to hit the spot for a cool crowd.

  • The Lido Café transforms in time for Christmas

    Thursday December 4th, 2014

    This December sees The Lido Café in Brockwell Park transform into a cosy, winter bistro where you can expect to be warmed from the chilly outside air

  • Get Naked- for £49

    Tuesday December 2nd, 2014

    Discover new vintages this Christmas and taste your way through a dozen bottles showcasing the premium wine you can get with Naked Wines

  • Le Garrick

    Monday December 1st, 2014

    Emma gets swept away by the Gallic charm of Le Garrick in Covent Garden

  • New foods on the block

    Monday December 1st, 2014

    A rolling round up of things we either get sent to try in the office or pick up on our travels. This week Alma de Cuba Coffee


  • Merci Marie

    Monday December 1st, 2014

    The Friday we visited, the room was cosy and candlelit, decorated with white drapes from the ceiling and wall projections of ariel worldscapes: deserts, mountain ranges, industrial urbanesques. Fittingly, the music was world/ambient with some cute Mississippi jazz thrown in.

  • New Cocktail Menu from Gaucho with added beef

    Saturday November 29th, 2014

    As the winter seasons begin to set in, Gaucho introduces a new cocktail and bar menu for those cold, moody evenings. The new ‘Beef in the Bar’ menu is the perfect accompanient to the new cocktails. Choose from the Aberdeen Angus Air Cured Bresola, Beef & Chilli Salami and, Chimmichurri Cured Salt Beefall packed with intense beefy flavours.