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Be a film director with Bombay Sapphire

If you like gin and fancy yourself as the next Scorsese or Tarantino you could just be in luck.  Bombay Sapphire has teamed up with London film director and lecturer, Justin Trefgarne to host a series of ‘Learn How to be a Film Director’ workshop evenings where guests can also have fun creating an imaginative treatment for a film script whilst enjoying specially created Bombay Sapphire cocktails – including the signature film-themed Bombay Sapphire Popcorn Collins. The events are part of the recently launched Bombay Sapphire ‘Imagination Series’ global film experience, in collaboration with Tribeca Film Festival and Oscar-winning screenwriter […]

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Le Caprice Saturday Brunch

Le Caprice is launching a Saturday brunch from 14 July. Chef Director of the Caprice group, Tim Hughes and Head Chef of Le Caprice, Andrew Mclay have developed the luxurious but keenly priced new menu. Highlights include a bacon, egg and foie gras muffin with hash browns; fried duck egg with chorizo, broad beans and Padrón peppers and a Wagyu rump steak sandwich with black pepper garlic mayonnaise, rocket, Datterini tomatoes and Parmesan. The extensive brasserie-style menu will continue to feature the all-time classics such as steak tartare and eggs Benedict – the favourite of Princess Diana who would often […]

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Bluebird Summer Screenings

Oh, and another thing from the Bluebird worth jotting down. From Monday, they're hosting their very own outdoor movie screenings. Watch Pretty Woman, Top Gun, and other classics under the stars (and hopefully not rain), while Moet & Chandon usherettes keep your well-oiled for the evening with Mini Moet bottles and tiny bags of popcorn.  There's no need to book and no ticket charge, just £5 on entry as a cover charge. www.bluebird-restaurant.com

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Game, Set and Bluebird

Wimbledon is in its final, exciting, stages. But while you're biting your nails wondering who will be lifting the trophy in the male and female camps, don't forget that Bluebird in Chelsea has erected its large television screens and redesigned its forecourt, as always, with giant tennis balls. There's no better place to watch the final days. Something to note, however, is that this Sunday, head chef Robert Izdebski has created a special three course menu for anyone coming down to watch the tantalising men's final at Bluebird. Expect pork and plum terrine and pan-roasted sea bass fillet with artichokes, […]

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Floridita fetes The Rolling Stones

Floridita in Soho is celebrating fifty years since the first ever Rolling Stones gig at its former incarnation, the Marquee Club, by staging a one-off evening of dining, music and dancing with The Counterfeit Stones. On Thursday 12 July, Floridita will lay on a special edition, sixties-themed three-course-meal accompanied by a jam packed night of entertainment. The Counterfeit Stones consist of Nick Dagger, Keef Rickard and Charlie Mott and Mick Jagger himself has described them as ‘The Most Famous Stones Band in England.’ Expect to eat the best of sixties haute cuisine including prawn cocktail, spit roast Appleton pork loin, […]

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Gastro Race around London

Are you taking part in the Olympics? No, neither are we … but this might take your fancy: Tom and Ed Martin (or The Jugged Hare and The Botanist fame) are holding their very own 'Gastro Race'. All you seemingly need to do, is pick up a ‘Gastro Race’ card from any pub or restaurant belonging to the group at any time from Friday 27th July and visit four of your favourite eating and drinking destinations from within the Martin empire up until Sunday 12th August to win. Once you’ve set out your game plan, visit any of the four […]

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Al Fresco fun at Le Bouchon Breton

To celebrate the launch of Le Bouchon Breton’s summer terrace, Breton’s talented Head Chef Christophe Dittrich has devised an amazing alfresco, hot Provençal fish and seafood sharing platter. Plateau St Maxim features a delicious warm selection of grilled gurnard, cod fillet, a whole crab, clam palourdes, mussels, prawns and calamari – all flambéd with a shot of vodka and served with sauce vierge, crusty bread on the side and a 500ml carafe of Chateau St Magerite Rose Cru Classe de Provence to share. Plateau St Maxim will be available at Le Bouchon Breton for July and August 2012. £45 for […]

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Cook with Rowley Leigh

We know Rowley Leigh for the fantastic food he cooks at his Bayswater restaurant, Le Cafe Anglais.  But he's opening his doors soon for something a little bit different – or, to be more precise, to allow us to experience something altogether rather different. A host of well-known and splendid chefs are being invited in to 'Cook with Rowley Leigh over the coming few months. You ought book your spot now so as not to miss the fun and food. Up next is supper club hero James Ramsden on 17th July, swiftly followed by the talents of Florence Knight (picutred), […]

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Cannizaro House, Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Championships will this weekend reach their climax, but that's not to say we don't have a superb handful of days to come yet. To boost your enjoyment of what has frankly been a thrilling one and a half weeks, is the offer the kind people at Cannizaro House, the nearby and splendid country house hotel set in the heart of the very green and pristine Cannizaro Park in SW19, have put on for us all. Until 8th July, for £200 per person, they are suggesting you start your day of tennis with them: enjoy terrace champagne and canapes […]

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Ceviche pops up at Asia de Cuba

Asia de Cuba is opening a pop-up summer ceviche bar in St Martin’s Lane Hotel Front Room featuring some of the restaurant’s favourite dishes. Ceviche creatively blends Spanish, Japanese and local South American influences all found at A de C. The bar's extended ceviche extended menu includes traditional ceviche recipes with modern twists on classic dishes, including Scottish Salmon and Salted Avocado Helado, Curry Kingfish and Passionfruit; Grouper, Seville Orange and Aji Amarillo, and Prawn, Snapper and ‘Confit’ Watermelon. Get further into the spirit of things and sip on a range of classic South American creations and cooling cocktails. Oh […]

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Bubbles in Notting Hill

Ever since Bubbleology made itself known to Londoners last year in its Soho and Harvey Nichols locations, it's become a way of life/trend/fad that has only grown in popularity. So much so, in fact, that it's now opening a branch in the heart of Notting Hill – on Pembridge Road – and it's expected to do some roaring trade as a result. Bubbleology, for those who don't know, is where you can buy Bubble Tea, a milk or fruit-based drink which originates from Taiwan and can be enjoyed either hot or cold. Expect mad, wild colours when you order one […]

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The Good Food Guide for BlackBerry

Who says you can’t get any decent apps on your Blackberry! Enter The Good Food Guide’s brand new app for BlackBerry smartphones which aims to make dining decisions a doddle. There’s a GPS based map function to find restaurants nearby (less creepy than Facebook's stalking app friend finder) which you can then sort by distance, cuisine, cooking score, and price; the option to bookmark your favourite restaurants and immediate click-through to the websites and telephone numbers of over 1300 restaurants across the UK. You can even contribute directly to The Good Food Guide with your own reviews. www.thegoodfoodguide.co.uk

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