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What to Look Out for in 2016

2015 has been a busy one and 2016 looks set to be equally as exciting, food-wise. At some points there seemed to be dozens of new openings each week but as always we kept you in the loop with news of all the hottest launches before the first customers even picked up their knife and fork. 2016 will...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

A Look Back at the Foodie Highlights of 2015

Whilst we’re always told to keep looking forward – must.keep.moving. – it’s as customary at this time of year to make resolutions for the year ahead as it is to reflect on the previous 12 months. At points this year (September in particular) we could barely keep up with the volume...

Openings & Launches

Mr Bao Opens

The streets of Peckham, Rye Lane in fact, will soon be home to a new Taiwanese restaurant, Mr Bao. Founded by Frank Yeung and Nick Birkett they’ll be joined by ex- Taiwanese military chef John Huang to bring the fresh flavours of Taiwan and those fluffy buns of goodness, bao. Highlights from the...

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Brindisa’s Calçotada Celebrations

If you know what Calçotada is then we’re very impressed. We’ve got to say we had no idea but extensive professional research means we can enlighten you too; the calçotada is a Catalan winter food festival celebrating the harvest of calçot (giant spring onions). A festival involving food...

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Boxing Night Party at BL-NK

Boxing Day is almost as good as Christmas Day itself. The stresses of maintaining your best ‘gift-face’ when opening presents is behind you, awkward reunions with old Aunt Linda are done and there are enough leftovers to provide turkey soup and turkey curry for weeks to come. After 48 hours of...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Festive afternoon tea at the Playboy Club

Combining two of our favourite things with Christmas and afternoon tea, is the festive themed tea inspired by the Playboy Club’s new “Around the World” cocktail menu, and Salvatore “The Maestro” Calabrese’s globetrotting adventures. Salvatore’s Bar is situated inside one of our...

Openings & Launches

London’s 3rd Shake Shack Opens

Following on from the success of the Covent Garden and Stratford restaurants, Shake Shack are opening London site number three, the magic number, this Friday on New Oxford Street. Things are sticking to the classic Shake Shack recipe with the likes of ShackBurger, SmokeShack and Shack-cago Dog and...

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Openings & Launches

The Ivy Kensington Brasserie Opens

With The Ivy Café only opening last month and The Ivy Chelsea Garden opening in the summer, you thought maybe they’d take it easy over Christmas, put their feet up , tuck into some mince pies and look back over their success. Well you’re wrong, nope they’re opening up The Ivy Kensington...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Melt Room does Christmas

We’ve drooled over their Instagram many a hungover morning and now that winter bulking season is well underway we can justify real-life drooling at Melt Room’s Soho sandwich shop. As the name suggests, Melt Room do all things melty and cheesy and grilled, New York style and no combination is...

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Reviews

Jingle Bells Brunch at 34 Review – What We Thought

Remember when we told you about the Jingle Bell Brunch at 34? If you don’t give it a read…Well, on finding ourselves stuck in the midst of the army of Christmas shoppers on Oxford Street, a force to be reckoned with, we weaved our way out of the crowds, feeling positively Scrooge like until we...

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