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Raymond Blanc takes on 21 apprentices

Raymond Blanc, the Michelin-starred chef renowned for his mentoring of young people, has now joined forces with Boris Johnson, mayor of London. This pairing may seem unlikely, but it’s all in the name of progress – the pair are encouraging the capital’s food venues to take on...

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Carrara

 St. James Theatre, the first newly built theatre complex in central London for 30 years, has now got its own on site restaurant, Carrara at St. James. Even the entrance is suitably dramatic – it’s accessed via an amazing sculptural staircase, designed by artist Mark Humphrey...

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Turning Japanese

Japanese cuisine may not be the usual fare of a traditional London boozer, but The Prince Arthur is to set to flout convention with an Oriental pop-up this month. The London Fields pub will be hosting Masterchef champion 2011 Tim Anderson in the kitchen on 26th and 27th March. Ahead of opening...

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An Italian Education

If you love Italian food, this is one for you. Carmelo Carnevale, head chef at Novikov’s Italian Restaurant, is set to run a series of master classes – passing on his superb skills and teaching you how to be a whizz in the kitchen! Launching on the 23rd March, the first class will...

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Ski Celebration at Ben’s Canteen

Skiing is perhaps one of the only good things to come out of the cold and miserable season that is Winter…and you can't even ski in London! Boo. However, Ben's Canteen knows how much we love the sport, and they are holding an end of season Apres Ski Party next week, turning the...

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Jubjub Does…Oysters & Absinthe

Tomorrow is not just any Tuesday, it is in fact International Absinthe Day, a great reason to have a little drink before Friday! And Callooh Callay is paying homage to this day with Jubjub Does… Oysters & Absinthe the first in the series of experimental pop ups in the former Jubjub...

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FaceHunter at Wolf & Badger

Those who know Yvan Rodic aka Facehunter understand that he is serious when it comes to fashion and all things beautiful. His blog and website are a visual diary of the best cities in the world and the best outfits to grace their streets and his new book, A Year in the Life of FaceHunter is set...

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Bubbles and Blow Dries at the OXO Tower

OXO Tower Bar has joined forces with OXO Riverside Hair to celebrate the 96th year of International Women's Day on Friday 8th March with bubbles and pampering blow dries. Guests can enjoy a glass of Harvey Nichols Prosecco while having a wash and blow dry or a glamorous up-do. And afterwards...

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Mother’s Day

Next Sunday is Mother's Day but rather than just settle for the usual voucher and card, why not treat your mum to a master class, an afternoon tea, or a fabulous lunch? The Handbook have rounded up the best of the Mother's Day events in London.More Cocktails Vicar?Beach Blanket...

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The Lobster Festival

Lovers of lobster will be delighted to hear of an event dedicated to the crustaceans! They take centre stage at The Grill on the Market in Smithfield this March – for a month long Lobster Festival. Blimey! From Monday, the restaurant will serve whole lobster, either grilled with garlic...

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