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Mock Duck Menu at Gilgamesh

As a teenager I spent many a weekend trawling the streets of Camden, donned in the latest studded belt ensemble but somehow in my intense search for for the next piece of Nightmare Before Christmas paraphernalia to add to my collection, I missed out on Gilgamesh. Luckily, as an adult, I’ve had the fortune of visiting the Pan-Asian restaurant, in a much less sombre outfit I may add. The reason for my overdue visit is the ‘Mock Duck’ menu which was created in honour of National Vegetarian Week 2014. The menu consists of Duck Spring Rolls, Duck and Watermelon Salad […]

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Welcome to The Last Frontier Pop-Up

On Saturday 21st June, creative team Shuttlecock Inc are allowing you to travel back in time. The Last Frontier is an 1899 Alaska Seafood pop-up experience set to take the shores of Pimlico Gardens by storm. For one day, and one day only, the Alaskan settlement of Nome will be uprooted and replanted in the centre of London bringing along its abundance of fresh and sustainable seafood. Sockeye salmon, the mighty king crab, black cod and halibut will be amongst the visitors. Guests will be able to not only sample this seafood, but a team of chefs from award-winning London […]

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Message on a Bottle

Ever wondered what you’d do if you were stranded on a desert island? Never fear! During London Wine Week from 1st-8th June, customers purchasing a bottle of Harvey Nichols Own Label Wine in the Fifth Floor will have the opportunity to design their own bespoke wine label. Whether you do decide to write a rescue message or produce the perfect personalised gift, get those creative juices flowing! Harvey Nichols is one of the headline sponsors of London Wine Week and also one of three hubs where you can get your wristbands for access to the week’s events at reduced costs. […]

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It’s All True, Patty & Bun: Review

Patty & Bun: believe the hype, believe it when your friend says ‘it is the best burger they’ve ever had’, believe it the press when it said they had thousands of people queuing to get their hands on a burger at the launch of their new site on Liverpool Street – because it’s all true. The new site offers both the chance to sit in and takeaway and sits daringly opposite one of the busiest Mcdonalds in the UK. The concept is simple, a more stripped back menu then their James Street sister but still serving up the classics including […]

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Paul A Young Chocolate Afternoon Tea

Saturday being gloriously hot, I went for a little amble through Hyde Park, around Shepherd’s Market and up Park Lane. Then seeing as the sun can be so draining, my friend and I dropped in at Grosvenor House Hotel, for a spot of afternoon tea, as you do. The Park Room at Grosvenor House is light and airy, we settled down in at a window table and nestled back into the green, plush chairs watching the world go by. A pianist tinkled in the corner, and not once, not twice but thrice did we sing Happy Birthday to various guests. […]

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Paul A Young Chocolate Afternoon Tea

Saturday being gloriously hot, I went for a little amble through Hyde Park, around Shepherd’s Market and up Park Lane. Then seeing as the sun can be so draining, my friend and I dropped in at Grosvenor House Hotel, for a spot of afternoon tea, as you do. The Park Room at Grosvenor House is light and airy, we settled down in at a window table and nestled back into the green, plush chairs watching the world go by. A pianist tinkled in the corner, and not once, not twice but thrice did we sing Happy Birthday to various guests. […]

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Uyen Luu Cooking Masterclass

For one day only, celebrity chef and author, Uyen Luu, will be visiting our favourite Guildford cooking school, the Abinger Cookery School to teach guests how to master Vietnamese specialities. Budding chefs and South East Asia food enthusiasts will learn how to make delicious treats like Braised Pork Belly with Coconut & Cider, Stir Fried Morning Glory, Beef Pho and Banana Fritters. The course takes place 28th May from 10-4.30pm and will cost £165 per person. www.abingercookeryschool.com

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Auction Against Hunger

Auction Against Hunger is the wittily named charity event, held on the 22nd May, which will aim to raise money and awareness for the charity, Action Against Hunger. The evening will see celebrity chef and TV personality, Gizzi Erskine, host the event which will feature an exclusive raffle, live music and entertainment.  Guests will be welcomed into the Dalston Yard, home of the popular Street feast, where they will be able to sample the delicious food on offer from top chefs including Nuno Mendes, Pascal Aussignac, Francesco Mazzei and Neil Rankin, who will be serving some of their specialities amongst […]

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The Castle in Tooting Broadway

Popping down to your local pub for a pint takes on a whole new meaning at The Castle in Tooting Broadway, which is unrecognisable after a dramatic refurbishment. Forget the dingy lighting, worn seats and grandma’s garish carpets and make way for a new kind of pub that oozes cool sophistication. Despite being one of Tooting’s oldest pubs, The Castle boasts a vibrant atmosphere with an array of places to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat including an Orangery, stylish garden, pergola and bookable ‘mini castles’. It is not just the building that has undergone a makeover; the […]

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The Shed Spring Menu

Stop the press it seems as if summer might finally be around the corner – people are no longer wearing coats and I have definitely seen by fair share of pasty white knees making an appearance. So to celebrate the end of spring and the changing of the seasons, The Shed in Notting Hill are serving up one final spring menu to celebrate the best of British ingredients. On Saturday 24th May, diners will start with complimentary spring consommé with a wild garlic spiced crackers before a meal full of spring flavours including asparagus, radishes, rabbit and elderflower, including dishes […]

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