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We Review: Mac & Wild Great Titchfield Street

What? Think Scottish food and you most likely think of haggis, battered Mars Bar, Irn Bru and tatties, but just as we know that there is more to English food than fish and chips and sausage and mash; Mac & Wild, is a Scottish restaurant that will take you on a journey to the Scottish highlands via the finest wild venison, game and seafood. New? Nope, the first Mac & Wild opened in the autumn of 2016, it was soon followed by a pop-up in Devonshire Square, that went permanent last year. Where? The original Mac & Wild can be […]

Openings & Launches

Tortilla-We-Go Again: Borough Market Taco Joint Opens Second Restaurant

The guys behind El Pastor have come up with another Taco-based restaurant

Culture

Something Fishy’s Going On At Stevie Parle’s Restaurant

If you thought bookclubs were just middle aged women sat assessing the merits of the latest E.L.James ‘novel’ over white wine then think again, and head to Cookbook Club at Craft London. Don’t worry, there should still be white wine. Organised by Craft London’s Stevie Parle and Head Chef George Upshall, the latest book club will welcome the founders of Prawn on the Lawn, Islington’s favourite seafood restaurant. Rick and Katie Toogood established Prawn on the Lawn in 2013 as a seafood bar and fishmonger and later extended it out into a restaurant. Their debut cookbook, ‘Prawn on the Lawn: […]

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Openings & Launches

Dip in Brilliant: Chelsea’s New Punjabi Restaurant

The Prince of Wales, Tina Turner and Kevin Costner all walk into a restaurant…it’s Brilliant, the iconic Southall restaurant. The restaurant that opened back in 1975 by culinary star Dipna Anand’s family. Now, 43 years later and it’s Dipna Anand’s turn to open her first solo restaurant, Dip in Brilliant. Opening today in Chelsea, Dip in Brilliant is a relaxed Punjabi café with a menu that gives a nod to the Brilliant brand. Dishes include chicken tikka masala, papri chaat, tandoori mix grill and biryanis There’ll also be original recipes from the first Brilliant restaurant that Dipna’s grandfather, Bishen Dass, […]

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Culture

6 Immersive Experiences to Book Now

Ready to escape the 9-5? Want to lose yourself in another world for the evening? If so, then what you need is to get involved with one of London’s immersive experiences. Don’t just watch the story, be part of the story. Don’t just listen to the tale, live the tale. Don’t just eat dishes from around the world, go around the world. You get the drift…

Travel

Travel Instagrammers you need to be following

Wondering which travel Instagrammers to follow? Look no further, here are our suggestions

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Health & Wellness

Hip Hop Yoga and Meditation

Yoga, it doesn’t all have to be about chanting and gongs it can be all about badass affirmation-based meditation set to Hip Hop and R’n’B. Yup it really can, just ask Sanchia Legister and Holiday Phillips who run Gyal Flex. Known as the ‘urban face of wellness’ the ladies will show you how to soothe your mind and ease your body using the ultimate R’n’B and beats playlist. It doesn’t matter if you’re a complete beginner and can barely touch your toes or if you wait for the tube in the crow pose and despite the name, guys you’re more […]

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Culture

The Podcasts We’re Listening To Right Now

Wondering what podcast to listen to next? Look no further

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

10 of the Best Mexican Restaurants

The days of gimmicky Mexican restaurants complete with sombrero in each seat, pinatas hanging from the ceiling and tequila flowing behind the bar are gone (OK, tequila remains). Whilst London has never been at the forefront of Mexican cuisine, for somewhere home to so many guacamole lovers, it is finally starting to get the attention it deserves. If you know your quesadilla from your enchilada and your taco from your nacho, get down to one of these ten Mexican casas and sample the best London has to offer. Ella Canta What: The first lady of Mexican food Why: Ella Canta […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

7 of the Most Incredible Restaurants in the World

London has the best food scene in the world, that’s just a fact. What we don’t have though, are mountains, underwater restaurants and caves, we’ll put it forward to Sadiq. Until then, you’ll have to travel a little further afield and when you do, make sure you check out these top incredible restaurants.

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year, a chance to celebrate the year of the Earth Dog and to bring in good luck and fortune for the year to come. To celebrate, restaurants across London will be serving traditional Chinese menus, handing out free fortune cookies and putting on performances of  the Lion Dance. Hutong Keeping things traditional, Hutong will be celebrating Chinese New Year with a series of dishes that are rooted in historical Chinese custom with a 21st century twist. Head Chef, Fei Wang, will be combining different regional cooking styles and delicacies, to create dishes such as king prawn […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Studio 88: London’s New Live Music Club

Where do you go when you want to listen to live music, have a few drinks and find yourself singing everything from Justin Bieber to Whitney Houston? The Piano Works, West End…obviously. Or is it obvious? The House of Song (the team behind The Piano Works, West End) is opening its next venue, Studio 88, and it’s going to be another which is all about the late nights, the requests and the singing. There’s no set playlist, no set band, just a six-piece house band made up of over 50 musicians taking in turns, waiting to play all your requests. […]

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