It’s not unknown to drop a good few hundred pounds on a half-decent dinner from a Michelin starred chef. Maybe worth saving for a special occasion, an anniversary or to celebrate a work promotion perhaps, but hardly an everyday occurrence. Unless you head to KERB at King’s Cross, where London’s cheapest Michelin Star lunch is being served daily at the unusually usurious price of £6 a pop. Yes, £6. Singapore Airlines and the Singapore Tourism Board have flown Hawker Chan, Head Chef at legendary Asian street food stall Chan Hong Men, over to pop up here for three days only […]
Sisters of the world unite, on Thursday 8th March 2018 International Women’s Day returns and the whole world takes a day to recognise the impressiveness that is the female species. As the original aim from over 100 years ago – to achieve full gender equality for women the world – has still not been realised, this year’s theme of Press for Progress is as relevant as ever. So if you’re a fabulous female or just in awe of the fairer sex then make sure you don’t miss these amazing pro-women events, after all, ‘who run the world?’
An event to really get you buzzing, the London Coffee Festival is frothing its steady way towards us, so grab a mug and meet us at Brick Lane’s Old Truman Brewery. Now in its eighth year, this celebration of caffeinated goodness is Europe’s largest gathering of coffee aficionados and 2018 promises to be the largest get together yet with over 35,000 guests enjoying the beany wares of over 250 exhibitors poured over four floors. Not only will all the perpetually wired visitors (coz freebies) be able to stroll around checking out the wares, there will also be live music from […]
Fancy a nibble? At The Handbook we know everyone can’t get enough of afternoon teas. There is just something so decadent and fun about them. A chance to feel classy and elegant whilst stuffing your face with yummy food and these feelings rarely coincide apart from at afternoon tea, where gorging yourself on cakes and scones is not only encouraged but is the whole point of the exercise. If the mere mention of afternoon tea is enough to put a glint in your eye, then this one will have your nose twitching with anticipation. Flemings Mayfair have created a Peter Rabbit […]
What: Delicious gins, scrummy canapés and… all that Jazz. New: The Waldorf Hilton has been a symbol of British heritage set in the heart of Covent Garden since the 1900’s. So no, we couldn’t say it was new. The Gin and Jazz evenings, however, are fresh on the scene. Where: The evening itself happens in the Good Godfrey’s bar and lounge, which is directly to your right as you enter through the main doors. Fint it at The Waldorf Hilton, Aldwych, WC2B 4DD, www.hilton.com. The Look: Long cushioned bench-seats stretch along two sides of the room and individual tables are set up […]
What were your highlights of 2017? We’re guessing it wasn’t the Trump inauguration, the signing of Article 50 or election of Emmanuel Macron. But hopefully you had Mark Hix’s Tales From The Kitchen Library hovering somewhere near the top of your list. However, if you were unlucky enough to miss it, then fear not, it’s back. The format for the series of kitchen collaborations is to put some of the nation’s leading chefs in a kitchen together with chef and restauranteur Mark Hix, enjoy stories of their lives and gorge on a five-course menu, all in the intimate setting of […]
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