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I Quit Sugar Founder Hosts Food & Film Series

Inspiration comes in all shapes and forms – from nature to music, people to places, you never know where your next flash of brilliance will come from. When you think of what inspires chefs your mind would probably jump to culture or surroundings, however Charlotte Street Hotel are getting culinary greats to consider how film has affected their passion for food and their love of their art. The series, known as Food & Film, will be kick-started on June 1st by international wellness guru Sarah Wilson, founder of I Quit Sugar, who will be telling tales of how her film […]

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Summer Arrives at Tuttons

Summertime, summer body… summer menu. Tuttons is moving with the season with the launch of their new summer menus filled with fresh and seasonal ingredients from great British suppliers. The new menus are seriously tempting and offer dishes like seared scallops with crispy bacon, cauliflower purée and pea shoots, grilled Dingley Dell pork cutlet with mashed potato, caramelised apples, crispy sage and red wine sauce, and saffron and summer courgette risotto with red chard, tomato tapenade and parmesan cheese crisps. Tantalising the sweet-toothed amongst you are the fabulously summery offerings of Pimms summer fruit jelly, strawberry and mint salad with […]

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Dalloway Terrace Launches Alfresco Afternoon Tea

While the weather may be unpredictable at the moment, one thing is for certain, the new afternoon tea from Dalloway Terrace will be a sure fire hit. Hosted in the restaurant’s idyllic indoor-outdoor terrace, the new afternoon tea has been carefully created by Pastry Chef Mariatu Kargbo who boasts previous kitchen experience in a number of formidable establishments including The Dorchester, The Lanesborough and The Berkeley. Tempting us through hell or high water (the English summer) will be various treats like smoked salmon and crab rillette served with the signature Guinness bread, smoked corn-fed chicken in brioche, Bloomsbury brownie, mascarpone […]

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The Handbook Meets: John Whaite

We can’t quite believe it’s been 4 years since John Whaite won the final showstopper challenge in The Great British Bake Off with his ‘Heaven and Hell’ creation. He’s been pretty busy since then, with a cookery school in Lancashire and three books under his belt. His most recent, Perfect Plates in 5 Ingredients steers away from baking, proving he’s no one trick pony. At the start of May, John launched an afternoon tea he designed for The Royal Horseguards Hotel in celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday. We caught up with the Greenwich resident to see what he loves about London, how […]

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The Hidden Garden Festival at Hampton Court Palace

You have to make the most of the British summer, you never know quite what you’re in for – like its citizens, it’s an eclectic mix. You want to celebrate with as many summer soirees, parties and festivals as you can before the winter sets in. Tonight sees the epitome of this with a festival to launch the new events space, 20th Century Garden, at Hampton Court Palace. Home to Henry VIII, who seems like he was up for a good knees up, the idyllic riverside palace makes for an enchanting place to host events and the installation of a […]

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Beating Retreat Dinner at 116 Pall Mall

If there’s one thing more patriotic than the Queen then it’s the men who dedicate their life to protecting her, day in and day out. With this in mind, there really isn’t a more British way to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday than by watching The Household Division’s Beating Retreat on the Wednesday and Thursday leading up to the birthday parade or as it’s also known the Trooping the Colour. We’re talking about the annual theatrical display of stirring music, precision drill, Napoleonic Association actors, horses, cannons, lights and fireworks coming together to showcase the best of Britain’s military music and […]

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The Sky Kids Café Launches

Have you ever wished you lived in a pineapple under the sea? Are you aged 9 and under? If you answered yes to the above questions then we have some news that is about to blow your mind. Sky has launched a kids TV themed play and café experience where youngsters can enter the worlds of some of their favourite shows like SpongeBob SquarePants, Scooby-Doo and Ben & Holly, all of which are available through the new Sky Kids app. The pop-up will give children the opportunity to participate in arts and crafts activities, play amongst famous scenes from the 3 […]

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Our Guide to… Top Celebrity Entrepreneurs

When it comes to picking out rising stars, we often look for those described as having “the triple threat”: all singing, all dancing and really rather beautiful. However, in recent years, in a bid to secure longevity, we have noticed that a lot of these stars have added another threat to their list: intelligence. Who says you can’t have it all. Yes, it would seem that increasingly celebrities are using their fortunes for good, taking on an Apprentice-like air and starting up some oddly successful businesses. With that in mind, we have put together a list of our favourite celebrity […]

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What To Do This Weekend – 13th – 15th May

How’s your weekend looking? Ours looks a bit like this: cycling across the capital wearing tweed, sampling organic wine, partying to the sounds of the 90s, checking out an exhibition about tattoos and feasting on Sunday? Want to know the whole of our weekend then read on, but as we  were saying what does yours look like? 

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John Lewis Open Their Oxford Street Rooftop

If John Lewis did a pop-up we don’t doubt it would be somewhere we’d ever want to leave. With Christmas seemingly their most talked-about time of year, the brand who never fail to impress are turning their hand to something a little different, a little more summery, and a little more temporary. Known for their partnership scheme, their latest ‘partner’ is award-winning experimental pop-up venture, Night Tales, the people behind Summer Tales and Tokyo Nights in Shoreditch. Resembling what we imagine to look like the ‘outdoor summer dining’ section of the John Lewis catalogue, the Gardening Society pop-up will centre […]

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Best May Pop-Ups and Supperclubs

We’re not quite sure how it is May already but we’re not complaining, summer is on the horizon, we’ve just had a Bank Holiday weekend, there’s another still to come and it means that it is the start of whole new month of pop-ups and supper clubs! From the world’s largest Negroni bar to crazy golf and a forager’s feast here are the ones not to miss: 

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Eat Like The Queen at Quaglino’s

You may or may not have heard that recently the Queen celebrated her 90th birthday. A pretty impressive feat regardless, but given her manic schedule and high-pressure job it’s all the more impressive she’s still up and about as much as she is after over 60 years on the job. Since the Queen is in the public eye a lot people seem to think they know about many aspects of her life, but do you know the first restaurant she ate at following her coronation? In case the title of this article hasn’t given it away, the answer is Quaglino’s. To […]

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