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Let them eat cake

As the nights of winter draw in, our good resolutions involving salads, juices and negative calories have gone south along with the sunshine. Our melanin deprived bodies are craving comfort food like never before and we want to have our cake, eat it and then go back for seconds. Fortunately, with...

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House of St Barnabas

Mention Soho and members’ club in the same sentence and we’re generally talking Soho House but now global private members' club and concierge service, Quintessentially, has launched Quintessentially Soho at The House of St Barnabas, a charitable pop-up members’ lounge in the...

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2 become 1 at Aqua

Japanese and Spanish cuisine have to be two of the hippest dining trends in London at the moment though up until now no one has thought to bring them under the same roof. But behind an unassuming black doorway on Argyll Street and a ride up an elevator to the fifth floor, you’ll find...

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Wish You Were Here

You say tometo we say tomato but shopping is a great equalizer!The Big Apple is coming to London town. This is the second phase of the Wish You Were Here initiative, a unique exchange between London and New York which sees 30 independent boutiques from the hippest neighbourhoods on both sides...

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The Icecreamists

The Icecreamists is a boutique ice cream brand, newly launched with a pop-up installation in Selfridges department store. Brainchild of Matt O’Connor, it is, in his own words, “the Roald Dahl of ice cream” – fluffy on the outside with layers of darkness beneath the

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LFW 2009

The twenty-fifth anniversary of London Fashion Week is destined to be a star-studded affair – not least due to its brand new home in the historical Somerset House – a fitting location for the grand scale six day fashion extravaganza. According to Harold Tillman, chairman of the...

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New Gaucho

There’s a new prime Argentine steer in the Gaucho fold and having opened for business last week, it’s currently residing in Charlotte Street, one of London’s premier gastronomic meadows. Gaucho Charlotte Street, a 130-cover basement dining restaurant – will continue to...

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Life is a Cabaret

Multi-tasking is where it’s at folks. With i-phones doubling up as all singing all dancing entertainment centres housing everything from our social diaries to music collections, it stands to sense that our choice of night life venue should also tick all the boxes that constitute a great...

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What Recession ?

While economists may be preaching doom and gloom to anyone who will listen, there is one area of retail bucking the trend and in a big way and against all odds is flying proudly in the face of recession. A report published in the September issue of Harden’s London Restaurants highlights...

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Planes & Trains

Let’s face it, we’re pretty spoiled for choice with London’s eateries but unless you turn left when you board a flight, commandeer and entire train like the queen complete with private chef or make your annual pilgrimage to the West Country in a stretch limo, it’s unlikely...

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