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Why Mayfair Needs Another Luxury Hotel…

The Hilton enterprise is extending, and Paris is most likely laughing as she purchases another $65,000 custom Birkin. This September, The Biltmore, Mayfair will open its doors, positioning itself amongst other silk-stocking constructions such as London Marriott and Four Seasons London at Park Lane, snug in Grosvenor Square.

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I See A White Wall And I Want It Painted Pink…

DYCE, the latest in a long line of pink cafés, bars and restaurants has arrived. And, well, it's very very pink...

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But Why Did They Call It Eggslut? The Eggy Restaurant With The Edgy Name

Just when we thought we’d heard every restaurant name under the sun, there’s a new one hatching in central delightfully named Eggslut. Yep, you read that correctly. This LA-based diner has flown the nest over the Atlantic ocean launching their very first London venue, and it’s opening tomorrow! On 7th August, this new eatery is landing on Portobello Road and it’s been stirring up a bit of a name for itself. Mainly because of it’s charming name. But also because it’s serving up the ultimate comfort food – an eggy bap! Granted, you can’t beat an eggy bap, but with […]

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Stylish Sarnies: 9 Of London’s Most Indulgent Sandwiches

Nothing can beat a good ol’ sarnie! Although maybe not one that’s been kicking around in your bag for a little too long, oozing out of the cling film. But it just goes to show that the beloved sandwich is too often taken for granted. Well now the lunchbox staple is back to redeem its rightful throne as the king of the perfect midday treat. And luckily for us, there’s sarnie shops a’plenty popping up all over the city with everything from katsu sandos to the classic smoked salmon and cream cheese. So get your baps out, here’s our recommendations […]

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March Of The Mochi, London’s Latest Pudding Craze

Mochi is having a bit of a moment in London. Quite a big moment in fact, to the point where we can’t stop thinking about it nor stop eating it. Bidding bao buns to back down and humous milkshakes to move aside, mochi is the culinary scene’s latest “OMG” and like most great things (sushi, Hello Kitty), it’s here from Japan! But what actually is mochi? Well, it’s like a little cake packed with ice cream and, on the outside, mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, and other ingredients such as water, sugar, and cornstarch. It’s bloody tasty too and […]

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5 Borough Market Must-Visits

Sitting with the big dogs, like London Bridge and the Gherkin, is Borough Market, and if you’re a wannabe Londoner then you’ve got to swoop by its bustling arches. Sitting just across from London Bridge tube, it’s a treasure trove for eclectic eateries, pongs of cheese, and being barged past in the homemade fudge queue, and we can’t help but adore it. However, the labyrinth that it is, means a guide, albeit small, to the best places to eat is a total must. So, from baked goods and bao’s, to cold cuts and cronuts, here are our top five Borough […]

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London’s Hottest Restaurants Are Now All In One Place

When I picture a food arcade, I imagine screaming kids running around and sticky, faded canteen tables flooded with scrunched up napkins splattered with tommy K, trampled fries looking like dolled up cigarette butts, and half eaten micro-ed jacket spuds sprawled everywhere. In my mind, it’s chaos. So when we heard about the Arcade Food Theatre, we pushed it aside thinking it’d end up being just another crowded food court. But oh boy were we wrong. Arcade Food Theatre, located on the ground floor of the Centre Point building, is a new swanky dining experience featuring six of London’s finest independent […]

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So Humous Milkshakes Are A Thing…

Humous is becoming a little like avocado – we’re finding ways to squeeze it into everything and now, in a sea of feta ice cream and butter in coffee, emerges the humous smoothie. A rare breed that we’re struggling to wrap our heads around, like, wouldn’t that be super hard to suck through the straw? And if someone asked if you wanted a chickpea smoothie, would you say yes? Because they’re pretty much the same right? So many questions. Our quandaries comes after a food brand named Humpit have created one, posing the question of whether we like it or lump […]

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The Black Truffle Pizza You Simply Have To Try

London’s food scene is an ever-changing metropolis of hummus smoothies, ice cream with KFC-style chicken plunged in it and jackfruit everything. It therefore comes as little surprise to us that there’s a new pizza parlour on the block, bolstering their new interpretations of pizza classics into our food vocabularies. Crazy Pizza does just what it says on the tin. Chefs swarm the diners sporadically to the sound of sensationally upbeat Italian tunes reminiscent of a moped advert, throwing dough around their heads and grinning. The Big Mamma-esque theatrics keep you on your toes whilst dining, in a space that is […]

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Being A Cheeseboard Influencer Is A Real Job And It Looks SO Gouda

We’ve all heard of influencers. We’ve all seen them at work too… curling up on cupcake lilos, posing by palm trees and bobbing about in brightly coloured ball pits. But, have you heard of cheeseboard influencers? A whole different kettle of fish, or board of cheese, if you will. If you didn’t think there was such a thing as the perfect job, then cop an eye at what these cheddar-hungry tricksters do in their spare time. Yep, being a cheeseboard influencer is officially a thing, and it sounds pretty darn gouda… Posting snaps of brimming boards of brie, cuts of […]

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9 Of London’s Most Environmentally Friendly Menus

The environment is a fabulous place, and one we need to keep ticking if we’re going to enjoy it to the full! And, it seems, people are beginning to jump all aboard the save the planet train, as plastic bendy straws get replaced with pasta and paper, and cut backs are made on excess portions, to reduce food waste. So, we’ve trailed the London restaurant scene to find the best menus that are sticking their middle finger up to waste, plastic and more. Enjoy… Kalifornia Kitchen Ever thought about eating a banana skin? No, me neither. But vegan pioneers, Kalifornia […]

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London’s Most Instagrammable Terrace Gets A Makeover

As sunnier climes creep up to finally drench London in a bit of well-deserved sunshine, we’re all hands on deck when it comes to the idea of a terrific terrace and a tantalising tipple. And, pandering to our post-work aperitif and glass-clinking dreams is the much-adored Dalloway Terrace; a venue that loves to dabble in a bit of flora and fauna to reflect the changing of the seasons and has been coined as “one of London’s most Instagrammable restaurants,” by Vogue! Recently, they played upon the theme of Leonard Woolf’s book, village in the jungle. Offering up a ‘Jungle Lunch’ menu set […]

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