What? Authentic Japanese gyoza and regional street food. New? Gyoza Bar opened in 2016, but the menu is new and expansive. Where? 66 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, WC2N 4JS, www.gyozabar.uk On the Menu: As the name suggests, gyoza takes centre stage, with classics like pork, beef and chicken steadfast on the menu, and additions of salmon, a vegetarian option, and even a gyoza wrap. Expect bao buns with a variety of fillings, three types of ramen and a choice of sides including thick, crispy Japanese chips. Dessert comes in two forms; cheesecake or deep-fried ice cream. First Impressions: It’s busy – even mid-week – […]
London Beer Week is coming to town from Monday 13th-Sunday 19th March. Organised by Drink Up London (the people behind London Wine Week and London Cocktail Week), there is everything from keg parties to pop-ups, brewery tours to supper clubs. Official London Beer Week information can be found here (you’ll need to get tickets) and below is our pick of London’s best places for craft beer, from bottle shop to brewery.
Monday evening, what are you doing? You have plans? Yes, you do, you have Food and Film at Charlotte Street Hotel. Back for another run, it’ll be starting with TV chef and cookery writer, Anjum Anand – you might recognise her from BBC’s Indian Food Made Easy, which she presented for two series, or you might have one of her seven books. To celebrate the launch of her new cook book, I Love India – Recipes and Stories from City to Coast, Morning to Midnight, and Past to Present she will be showing her favourite foodie film, The Hundred Foot Journey, a […]
What? The work of husband and wife team, Matthew and Ella Mills (aka Deliciously Ella), The MaE Deli serves up the healthy but hearty dishes that Ella has become known for. New? The MaE Deli Seymour Place opened at the end of 2015, with the second deli on Weighhouse Street launching at the end of last year. Where? 21 Seymour Place, Marylebone, W1H 5BH www.themaedeli.com On the Menu: Whether you’re part of the clean eating brigade or not is irrelevant because the menu is just about good food. It’s about leaving without feeling like you’ve been denied the flavours or like you still haven’t eaten. The […]
Looking for some make-up inspiration? In need of some revamping? Or just a beauty aficionado wanting some more insider tips? Then Glamour magazine’s Beauty Week is the place to be! Over the course of two days, Glamour’s beauty section will leave the pages and spring to life, hosting experts, celebrities and beauty industry insiders to bring you all you need to know, from professional techniques to secret tips and expert advice. Featuring talks from Glamour magazine’s Editor Jo Elvin, and coveted Beauty Editor Alessandra Steinherr, the festival has solidified its status as beauty event of the year. Returning for its […]
Take a walk through history this spring on Savile Row. Each tailor has produced an outfit for fictional 1920’s hotelier Jimmy Beaumont, invented by Beaumont hotel founder and CEO, Jeremy King OBE to inform guests of the interior design of the iconic 1926 hotel building. During the war, American-born Jimmy discovered the tailors on Savile Row and developed a weakness for their quality clothing. Jimmy could regularly be seen walking around his hotel in his 3 button suit with double breasted collar with a Yale tie, however he did insist on American stripes rather than British stripes when it came […]
As a child, you were probably told you couldn’t have ice-cream/chocolate/pizza for breakfast – no one to stop us now though, eh? What you probably weren’t stopped from having was pasta though, probably because you never asked for it – but just think of how good it would be at 10am, a little carby goodness? Stevie Parle thinks so too, because at his latest restaurant, Palatino, they have just launched their breakfast menu and it includes buccatini carbonara. Yep, you can now have carbonara for breakfast. If you can’t get your head round that, then other dishes include salt cod […]
When it comes to luxurious hotels, London is at the top of its game. Steeped in history, offering some of the most exclusive spas and rivalling many of the top restaurants, London’s luxury hotels are nothing if not iconic. So we’ve rounded up 12 of the most luxurious hotels, from suites which will set you back tens of thousands to spas set in the clouds…
New? The brunch only launched last November. Where? Housed within Sofitel St James but with its own entrance you’ll find it at: 8 Pall Mall, St. James’s, SW1Y 5NG, www.thebalconlondon.com On the Menu: You’ll find classic brunch dishes but with a Balcon upgrade. So, there is chunky ham eggs benedict but there is also poached lobster eggs benedict and waffles aren’t just served with maple syrup they are pistachio waffles with a strawberry salad and Sauternes cream. Main dishes include soft shell crab with remoulade and a fried egg roll and corn fritters with avocado and rocket. For something lighter go for the […]
This Wednesday is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate being a 21st Century woman and to call for change in the working world. D & D London have joined forces with Alice Olins and Phanella Mayall Fine of Step Up Club to host a series of foodie events throughout the day. They’ll be starting the morning at German Gymnasium with the #YesYouCan brunch with Clemmie Telford – a strategist at Facebook, author of the blog Mother of All Lists and a mum. Whilst you feast on a traditional Mitel, European breakfast they’ll be an inspiring talk about how women […]
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