Growing Underground: The Revolution Going On Beneath London’s Streets

When you think of plants being grown ‘underground’, you’re likely to envisage some kind of criminal activity. But, there’s a food innovation gaining traction in London, and whilst it might be coming from beneath the streets, it’s all above board. Intrigued? Let’s explain… In one of London’s disused WWII bomb shelters sits a company that may just be changing the way we grow our food produce. Growing Underground is essentially an underground farm – located in one of the bunkers beneath Clapham Common Tube Station (that’s 140ft below ground in case you were wondering). And it is here that two […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Where To Eat Out In Hackney

Hackney is no longer the home of just the latest cool pop-up. Today it’s brimming with a cornucopia of great restaurants, from authentic ramen joints to Michelin-starred restaurants that won’t break the bank. Here, we’ve rounded up the very best London’s so-called...

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Restaurants That Give Back: 7 Of London’s Most Ethical Restaurants

Grabbing a bite to eat in London is easy, but finding somewhere that’s actively making a change and giving back to society and local communities are few and far between. Whether it’s a restaurant that’s partnered with a charity that’s close to your heart or a restaurant...

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11 of London’s Most Instagrammable Bakeries

Love it or loaf it, The Great British Bake Off is back in full swing and if Prue and Phil aren’t enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, it’s also National Baking Week – the W.I. will be pleased. So, whether you enjoy a pastry with your morning coffee or are a self-declared sourdough snob...

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Seasonal & Celebrations

They’re Coming: Beast From The East Returns… With 120 Million Rats!

As if the Beast From The East wasn't enough, it's bringing friends: expect to see homes invaded by 120 million rats!

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Worth A Try: Where To Watch The Rugby World Cup

Fans of burly men chasing misshapen balls will be thrilled that the Rugby World Cup is properly ON. Here's where to watch the action...

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Celebrities & Influencers

Influencer Gifting- Here’s why you need to be doing it

I wanted to put together a guide on celebrity and influencer gifting as our members are always asking me how to gift to celebrities and influencers. The reason for this is simple; the general public are bombarded with thousands of adverts every day, however studies have shown the most memorable ads are ones where a celebrity or influencer is endorsing the product and influencer marketing is getting bigger daily. Hence whatever business you’re in, if you sell anything you need to be aligning yourselves with celebrities and influencers and gifting is an affordable way to get great reach and brand […]

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Seasonal & Celebrations

Trick Or Treat Yourself To These Halloween Plans

Whoooooooo, whooooooo, it's the spookiest time of the year. Brexit eve!! Oh, and Halloween. Here's some creepy ideas for you...

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Openings & Launches

EXCLUSIVE: Pergola’s Urban Winter Hideaway Opens Today!

The Handbook has the skinny on the latest rooftop opening, which opens TODAY!

What to do This Weekend

Here’s To A Wondrous Weekend Ahead…

Thank goodness it’s nearly the weekend again! Gosh, we’re definitely in need of a weekend filled with cocktails, brunchin’ and good times! And, lucky for you lovely lot, we’ve got got a weekend fuelled with just go. So buckle up kids, you’re in for a good’un…

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Coming Up Trumps: The Restaurant We’ve Fallen Head Over Heels For

See how we got on as we became the king of the table at Aspinall's 27 Restaurant and Bar...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

BREAKING: London Restaurants That Just Won A Michelin Star!

For the rest of us there’s Christmas, for Chefs there’s Michelin star day. But unlike Christmas, there’s a chance that you really might get a stocking full of coal. Michelin stars come and go, and restaurants have to be on their best form all year round to win the coveted awards...

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