Posts Categorized: Guides

Top 10 Valentine’s Dos and Don’ts

Get all a fluster when the calendar ticks round to Valentine’s Day? Cupid’s pitfalls are plentiful, and this heart-adorned holiday has many of us running for the hills rather than risk ‘getting it wrong’. But rather than hibernating until February 15th, our handy list of what’s hot and what’s not might make you reconsider getting involved in this year’s festivities. Read more…

What’s On: Celebrity Chef Steakhouses, Quirky New Pop-ups, & Fairy Tale Cocktails

Steakhouses, barbecue restaurants and celebrity chefs. What more could you ask for? ‘A Bavarian fairy-tale pop- up! ’ you cry. A bit niche, but OK, go on then. And seeing as pop-ups are quite literally popping up everywhere, we’ve found one of the most on-trend: Nordic culture seems as cool as ephemeral eateries at the moment, so we couldn’t resist a venue combining the two. Read more…

What’s On: A Ducasse revamp, the ultimate festive sarnie, and an alternative Christmas wonderland

December has arrived, so we’re officially allowed to mention Christmas. However, after hearing one too many Noddy Holder impressions, we decided that there must be some quirkier festivities to be had. So we bring you proof that even East London’s cool kids can get into the festive spirit, and a Christmas sarnie to end all Christmas sarnies. Read more…

What’s On: Mexican Street Food, Kensington Chic, and Festive Feasts

Christmas may be creeping up on us, but there’s no need to limit yourself to mince pies and turkeys. For those who flee at the site of a cracker, we bring you food without the festive fanfare, in the shape of Mexican street food and a swish brasserie and cocktail bar. There’s also a culinary tour of the UK with some elegant English afternoon tea and a proudly Scottish pop-up. Read more…

What’s On: Indulgent Afternoon Tea, a Sublime Italian , and a New Simon Rimmer Restaurant

With Thanksgiving drawing ever nearer, this week’s guide to what’s hot, what’s new, and what’s just downright delicious, is fittingly trans-Atlantic.  Although many of us Brits may not really understand what Thanksgiving entails, it’s the perfect excuse to sample some hearty fare from across the pond. Read more…

What’s On: Ghoulish Street Food, Fireworks and Fizz, and a New Marcus Wareing Restaurant

It’s that time of year when every week sees a new excuse to overindulge. Before we begin the countdown to Christmas (if you haven’t already), there’s Halloween and Bonfire Night to enjoy (or for some, endure.) To mark these occasions, we’ve got plenty of ways to enjoy the festivities even more, or make it a little easier to endure if you’re that way inclined. Read more…

Top 10 Gastropubs in London

London is a world-leading city in countless domains, vying with the likes of New York and Paris to be crowned the best city for business, the world’s most beautiful city, or the city with the richest history. However, there’s one category where London’s dominance is without question: pubs.
Boozer, rub-a-dub, watering hole. Call it what you will, nobody does pubs quite like us. Read more…

What’s On: Gordon Ramsay’s Union Street Café , Dining in Parliament, and Lyle’s in Shoreditch

This week’s gastronomic guide is a feast of new openings and dining firsts, which sees us rub shoulders with celebrity chefs, get down with the cool kids at hipster hangouts, and hobnob with the political elite in The House of Commons.
Dining doesn’t come with much more hype than when culinary powerhouse Gordon Ramsay steps into the ring. Read more…

Michelin Star Restaurants 2015: Michelin announce newly starred restaurants for UK & Ireland

Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs
Revered by foodies worldwide, the Michelin Guide is the go-to authority when it comes to dining out. Diners, critics and restaurateurs await its annual release with baited breath, eager to discover which establishments have been granted its ultimate accolade: the coveted Michelin star. Read more…