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Uptown Oil

What do Marco Pierre White, Nick House, Piers Adam, Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo have in common? They’re all fans of Uptown Oil of course and its influence is being felt from celebrity favourite Mahiki to gastronomic destination Bocca di Lupo. The pioneering London company is...

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Brilliant Burgers at Blue Boar

The Handbook team headed over to Blue Boar smokehouse to try out their great menu which is inspired by American pit masters but uses only the best British ingredients, think pulled pork, burgers, and steaks. The restaurant itself is dark, with low lighting and decorated with little nods to its...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Brilliant Burgers at Blue Boar

The Handbook team headed over to Blue Boar smokehouse to try out their great menu which is inspired by American pit masters but uses only the best British ingredients, think pulled pork, burgers, and steaks. The restaurant itself is dark, with low lighting and decorated with little nods to its...

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London Theatre Springing to Life

London theatre has been blessed this year with a spectacular season ahead. As per usual the influence of Shakespeare is seen across the board. Adrian Lester takes to the stage in Othello, James McAvoy returns to the title role in Macbeth while Francis Barber and Harriet Walter are currently to be...

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Selvedge Launches Pop-up Shop at Anthropologie

Anthroplogie is collaborating with Selvedge, the fine textiles magazine, and opening it's doors for a combination of skilled craftspeople and a collection of sewing supplies. Between the 14th February to 29th March The Gallery at Anthropologie will be transformed into a traditional...

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Fashion Paradise

With London Fashion Week kicking off this Friday, Paradise by way of Kensal Green, has created a tongue-in-cheek cocktail list celebrating the best of our home-grown talent and sure to quench your love for both fashion and booze. Fizz fans can opt for The Daphne Guinness – served in a...

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La Dolce Domenica

Knightsbridge's luxurious The Bulgari Hotel & Residences is launching an Italian-themed Sunday brunch and movie experience, commencing Sunday 24 February. The brunch buffet and á la carte menu will be available in Il Ristorante between noon and 2.30pm, after which guests will be...

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Pop-up PING pong

For one night only, the Earls Court institution PING is packing up the paddles and moving east. On February 16th, the team behind the ping pong bar will be setting up at Village Underground, Shoreditch. Joining forces with Big Apple Hot Dogs, the idea is to create a pop-up haven of ping pong...

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The British Are Coming!

Awards season is well underway and the UKs big weekend is upon us with the Orange British Academy Film Awards this Sunday. Hosted by the ever magnificent Stephen Fry we can expect self-deprecating jokes and a lot of digs at Anne Hathaway’s dedication to her art. British stars a plenty are...

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The Narrow Boat

Perched on a North London street corner overlooking the canal, the newly refurbished pub, The Narrow Boat, is a small gem amongst the deserted streets of Islington.Seated by the window, with a view of the old barges along the water, we sunk into our snug armchairs. For starters, I ordered the...

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