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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Words Can’t Espresso Our Excitement: London’s Espresso Martini Festival

Espresso Martinis are such a saving grace, let’s face it. You’re on an “out-out” kinda night, it’s reached about 10pm as you’ve reached your peak, but who switches from tequila to cups of coffee without being labelled old and unable to keep up with the night’s shenanigans? Enter the...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Get Down at the Peru Independence Day Fiesta

This weekend head to East London’s Ceviche Old St for a night of mucho, mucho fun. The award-winning restaurant/music venue/art gallery is having a huge fiesta to celebrate Peru’s Independence Day, so get ready. Food will be an eclectic blend of flavours from the country’s coast...

Health & Wellness

The Cafe Where You Pay in Kindness

If you think there’s no such thing as a free lunch, well think again, because kindness will soon become the currency for scrumptious snacking. Vegans and vegetarians, might have come across Gosh! in most major supermarkets but this time it’s making an entrance to the London food scene.

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Openings & Launches

Kings Cross New Shopping District: Coal Drops Yard Open Soon

King’s Cross is again distancing itself from it’s less than salubrious past with the arrival of Coal Drops Yard this autumn. The new Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping and lifestyle district will bring the likes of Tom Dixon, Mort & Bob’s, Paul Smith, Le Chocolat and...

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Openings & Launches

A Royal Redo: Dan Doherty Takes Over The Royal Oak Pub

Chef Dan Doherty is a national sweetheart on the culinary front, providing us with the kind of food we crave on a Sunday post night-out. Traditional, tasty and donning a twist. Now, the previous executive chef of Duck & Waffle is going it alone with The Royal Oak pub in Marylebone. The staple...

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Openings & Launches

Live Life on the Wild Side: Native Opens in London Bridge

As far as dream team goals go, Ivan Tisdall-Downes and Imogen Davis are proving they are worth a punt for, if this were a competition. This month, they open Native in London Bridge after the Neal’s Yard relocation and as far as names go, it seems the dynamic duo are native to the culinary scene...

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Corinthia Hotel’s Bassoon New Cocktail Menu

Fall back into the mystical era of New Orleans in the 1920s, the Bassoon of the Corinthia Hotel is launching a new cocktail menu, a partnership between one of London’s most established hotels and the East of London’s trendiest wine bars, created by award-winning bartender Marcis...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Rhythm Kitchen: Must-Try Caribbean Restaurant

What: It’s been blazing for weeks, and this sunshine won’t let up! But we’re not the only ones burning – Rhythm Kitchen in Walthamstow (you’ll also find them at Westfield, Stratford) is cooking up a fiery Caribbean menu. The Setting: You’ll find Rhythm Kitchen just two minutes from...

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

44 Berkeley Square: Where to Party in Mayfair

There are three essential things you need to for any party: a great venue, the right sort of music for your guests (and if you’re inviting me, please not mind-numbing trance) and of course enough food and drink. If you’ve got those three then everything else will fall into place. If you’re...

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The Handbook Meets

The Handbook Meets…Tatiana Petrakova the Vodka Connoisseur

When it comes to jobs, Tatiana Petrakova has a pretty enviable job, brand ambassador for Russian Standard Vodka, and this year the vodka supergroup has launched a new campaign, ‘Raise Your Standards’. We caught up with Tatiana to talk all things vodka, how to pair it with food and...

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