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House of Godo Launches

When it comes to lunchtimes, and especially those in busy offices, we can get a bit spoilt for choice. We walk past 10 perfectly good lunch options and despair that there’s nowhere to eat around here. Well, Italian Michelin-star quality food brand, GODO, is about to launch a 3 month pop-up restaurant come Italian seasonal deli  offering authentic, passionate flavours of Italy. The House of GODO pop up will be an immersive experience with an Italian colour scheme and décor plus of course, authentic friendly Italian staff. Seasonal Italian drinks and products will be available to purchase, including a range […]

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Top 5 Christmas afternoon teas

We love afternoon tea, we love Christmas and now for a brief period of time we will be able to enjoy both at the same time. You might have seen our last piece, on festive afternoon teas, well now, we’re back with our guide to the top 5 Christmas afternoon teas in London… Corinthia Hotel London What: Laurent-Perrier festivi-teaWhy: Enjoy a hand-made Corinthia Christmas with their festive themed tea, or should we say festivi-tea (see what they did there?) in The Lobby Lounge which offers a selection of sandwiches, warm scones and then to finishes, a selection of festive themed fancies.Where: Whitehall Place, […]

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10 of the best places for Christmas lunch

Surely Christmas must be the most indulgent day of the year when everyone feasts to their heart’s content with food breaks taken, unjudged by your peers and family members who will be joining you? The only downside is all the work that goes into preparing Christmas lunch, from food shopping, to slaving over the oven, to all the clearing up afterwards. Well we say bah humbug to the downside and have gathered a list of our best places for Christmas lunch where your only job is to turn up and eat!

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5 of the Best Scandinavian Restaurants

It was over lunch at Modern Pantry in Finsbury Square that The Handbook’s thoughts turned Scandinavian. The simple forms and clean lines of the recently opened restaurant’s interior – walnut tables, hand-blown lamps – were inspired by head chef Anna Hansen’s familial roots in Denmark, resulting in the Danish-influenced modern style of the dining room. Not only did The Handbook reimagine the design of our home living room… But we thought of the variety of Scandi-spired cuisine available in the capital, especially with Christmas coming up. Here’s our top five restaurants, cafes and bakeries in the capital:

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Raise the Steaks pop-up

Tomorrow sees an important date in the diary with high steaks as the world’s first pop-up food casino launches at The Diner to celebrate the launch of 50s style gaming brand 777.com. Expect a multitude of food themed puns, not only in this blog, but on the night as guests use chips (as in fries) to gamble away the night. Rounds of traditional games like roulette and blackjack will be available in the retro Vegas themed evening with the ultimate prize being a full all-American style dinner at the host’s venue – The Diner. Other food treats include a Blackjack […]

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3rd Homeslice Opens

If you want pizza and you want it big then you know there is only one place to go, Homeslice. They don’t mess around when it comes to pizza none of this 12” pizza it’s all about the 20” feasts.  They’ve brought their pizza goodness to Neal’s Yard and Wells Street and now they are moving to Old Street in Shoreditch with the launch of their third site. Setting up shop next to Shoreditch Town Hall, the 100 cover restaurant will be split across two floors and will include an outdoor courtyard, designated takeaway area and bar seating around the […]

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Beat the January Blues with Drake & Morgan

December is the month of feeling frivolous, you won’t catch yourself buying rounds any other time of the year will year? But in December it’s drinks to everyone, drinks to the whole office, drinks to the guy at the bar next to you. It’s the month to feel spread the love and spend your bank balance. Then you come out the other side of the Christmas and New Year period and suddenly things don’t look so rosy. You’ll be ordering a water, oh go on maybe a free lime slice to cheer it up a bit. January is just a […]

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Christmas Festivities at Pop Brixton

There’s only so many ways we can describe festivities/Christmas pop-ups/winter markets whilst trying to grab your attention and make each event sound unique and, to be honest, worth fitting in to your increasingly packed December schedule. Today is the turn of Pop Brixton, who have jazzed up their shipping containers with artfully positioned fairy lights and the sweet sweet smell of mulled wine and cider.  In case you haven’t been, Pop Brixton opened back in May as part of a council-initiated project to bring the community together and give start-ups and independent businesses a chance. Throughout the summer the al […]

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Dogtown Vs Slap & Pickle Food Battle

We don’t like fighting, it’s not really our scene unless, that is, it’s an epic battle, a fight worth our time… in short, a food fight. Not the sort of fight though that you picture happening in school canteens where somewhere throws some chips and then someone lobs a yoghurt back (did that ever really happen?) no we mean the sort where two street food companies go head to head in a cooking battle and we get to decide the winner. The King Co. in Clapham have welcomed  in burger connoisseurs Slap & Pickle and Dogtown London, the hot dog […]

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5 Top Winter Cinemas

One of things we love about Christmas is the fact that you can sit and watch films all day and no one can judge you, it’s pretty much in the Christmas guidebook – ‘watch an inordinate amount of films’ . If you can manage to peel yourself off the sofa then head to one of these top winter pop-up cinemas, with gourmet pop-corn, mulled wine, Canada Goose coats and Moncler blankets – these cinemas are truly special and will leave you full of  festive cheer. 

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Thank Ya Papa!

Following on from the Bayou Banquet, Slap Ya Papa is returning to London to celebrate Thanksgiving with Thank Ya Papa at Styx in North London. On the 25th -28th November, they’ll be hosting a series of Thanksgiving supper clubs and finishing with a lunch club on the 29th which are all about thanksgiving New Orleans style – in other words big dishes, big flavours and big ingredients. The feasting table will be laden with 10 dishes, so we recommend that you get your eating pants on! Dishes will include truffled brussel sprouts squash casserole, candied yams and deep fried turkey […]

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10 of the Cosiest London Pubs

As the nights draw in and our wooly hat collection comes out, all we really want to do is spend our time in an oversized jumper (maybe your classic Rudolf one if you’re starting early) eating and drinking our favourite things and getting all warm and fuzzy inside. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best cosy pubs in London for us to do just that. But be warned… you’ll be so cosy you won’t ever want to leave.

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