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Lunch of a Lifetime

On Sunday 28th April, Harrods will play host to seven of the world’s top Italian chefs, who, when combined, bring a total of 13 Michelin stars to the iconic department store. Massimo Bottura, the brothers Enrico and Roberto Cerea, Carlo Cracco, Gennaro Esposito, Luciano Monosilio and Davide Scabin, will join forces with the renowned Milanese chef ’s congress, Identità Golose, to serve the ultimate Italian pranzo in the new edition of Identità London.  Each chef will create a dish for the seven-course lunch, taking place in The Georgian restaurant at Harrods. Brothers Enrico and Roberto Cerea from the three Michelin-starred […]

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Gin, Fizz and Jazz night launches at Kettner’s

 Back in 1867 Kettner’s opened its cocktail and champagne bar and now 146 years on and still going strong they are launching their Gin, Fizz and Jazz nights just in time for Jazz appreciation month. Starting on Tuesday 30th each week will see a collection of London’s most glamorous and talented singers take to the stage, including ‘Verity and Violet’ a vintage duo who mix together both the old and new styles of Jazz  and The Marjorie Belles’, three silver tongued close harmony singers specialising in swing and big band classics. With a different performer each week you know you […]

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Tea fit for a queen

Just 12 months after the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, when Royal Warrent Holder, Fortnum & Mason celebrated the occasion by opening the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, it is marking the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s coronation with the luxurious Coronation Afternoon Tea. Head chef Jane Smyth has created an afternoon tea menu fit for a queen with Miniature beef wellington, Norfolk asparagus tartlet with hollandaise sauce and Smoked salmon and cucumber blini with sauce vierge and asparagus en croute. Sweet treats include Maids of Honour and Kent strawberries and just so you know, all of these dishes actually formed part of the original Coronation banquet. Oh […]

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Skylon appoints new executive head chef: Adam Gray

Situated on Southbank above the Royal Festival Hall is Skylon, and they have just appointed a new Executive  Head Chef,  Adam Gray replacing Helena Puolakka.  Adam brings with him three AA rosettes and a Michelin star which he has had for over ten years, meaning all those who dine at Skylon can expect great things.  Having started off working with Bruno Loubet at the Four seasons, Park Lane, Adam has since worked in numerous restaurants and his CV is rather impressive, and includes a stint overseas in Melbourne. Back in the UK he has worked in the world renowned Le […]

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The ultimate brunch at 34

  Everyone knows that brunch is the essential meal of any weekend. But this weekend, make a change from usual hangout and head over to 34 in Grosvenor Square, because their new brunch menu devised by Head Chef Paul Brown is seriously good. This is no normal brunch, yes they have Eggs Benedict and waffles but they also have fried duck egg with confit duck, chorizo and watercress, salt beef sandwiches, barbecued pork, meatballs and lobster macaroni, everything you could want to eat at brunch. Served from 11:30 am – 5pm it is perfect for those who have partied hard […]

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Food & Film at Charlotte Street Hotel

Charlotte Street Hotel will be launching ‘Food & Film’ this month, which will see a food personality introduce a film that has influence and inspired their work and on Monday 29th April, the hotel welcomes Jonathan Phang to the hotel. Phang has worked extensively in the fashion industry but has always harboured a great passion for cooking, and has published a book , The Pepperpot Club, which celebrates his Chinese- Caribbean upbringing in London and all the wonderful recipes he had growing up. The film he will be introducing is What’s Cooking?  Released in 2000 the film focuses on four […]

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Rivington Grill goes to the dogs

  The Rivington Grill in Shoreditch and Greenwich is celebrating St George’s Day next Tuesday 23 April with a quintessentially British menu for lunch and dinner courtesy of Head Chef, Simon Wadham. In honour of England's patron saint, customers will be able to dine on Steamed St Enodoc asparagus, crispy fried pheasant egg, pea shoots as a starter; a main of Veal cutlet, fairy ring mushrooms, Jersey royals and then Bakewell tart and custard for dessert, (£22.50 for 3 courses). However, you can also get patriotic even sooner by celebrating the Queen's 86th birthday at the Shoreditch venue on Sunday 21. Any guests who arrive with […]

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Michael Wignall hosts pop up at The Rib Room and Bar

This May sees British Chef Michael Wignall hosting a pop up at the Rib Room and Bar restaurant at the wonderful Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Knightsbridge. Michael Wignall at The Latymer in Pennyhill Park, Surrey opened in 2008 and soon became one of the country’s most prestigious restaurants.  Having been awarded his second Michelin star recently and having 5 AA Rosettes, he is one of the most sought after chefs. And between 15th – 18th May he will be serving an eight course tasting menu available at dinner, bringing his unique style of cooking to London. So for all those […]

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Dining at Dusk at Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley

The Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley at the iconic  hotel in Knightsbridge is on to a winner with its new Dining at Dusk menu available at Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley. If you are looking for fine dining and want an early supper, a quick bite after work or are a little peckish after attending a West end event, then this menu is perfect. Created by two Michelin starred chef Marcus Wareing, the menu includes delicious courses such as wild asparagus risotto truffle and lemon, meringue and iced tea. Bookings for the two course dinner can be made between 6- 6:30 pm or […]

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New Spring Menu at Rowley’s

In the heart of St James on the esteemed Jermyn Street is the infamous Rowley’s Restaurant. Steeped in history, the restaurant stands in the former original Walls Butcher Shop. And much of the 19th century decors and features still remain, including the stained glass windows. But whilst the building might be historic, the restaurant is very much in the present day with their new Rowley’s app available on iPhones and Android phones, which if downloaded and shown at the table will give diners, 10 % off their final bill. But this should not be the only reason to visit, their […]

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Join a foodie experiment at The Lab

The Lab, a new experimental event from the creators of Taste of London and AEG is kicking off with a three night flavour experience next month at Tobacco Docks with a spectacular chef line-up and DJs.  Expect an array of interactive experiences, with gourmet innovators including Brazilian top chef Alex Atala whose Sao Paulo restaurant D.O.M, is currently fourth best in the world and Massimo Bottura whose three Michelin star restaurant in Modena Italy is fifth best. Lars Williams (Noma’s head of research and development) will host and curate the Noma Flavour Test at The Lab – think tutorials and […]

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Mile High Pop Up Lands in London

Forget overcrowded stuffy planes and however fast flights might be now, the golden age of travel was definitely the 1950s, when everything was still glamorous, new and exciting. To fly abroad, really meant something, it was more than just a way of transport, it was an event in itself, a concept that has been lost somewhat. The pop up Mile High, brought to you by the creative Templeton family, have recognised this and are bringing this golden era to four secret West end locations. Taking guests on a lavish, adventure seeking city escape all in one evening. Last weekend saw […]

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