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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…

Scrubbing up Grand on The Strand: Prohibition-Style Cocktails at The Strand Dining Rooms

London Cosmopolitan
Open only a matter of weeks, this sultry newcomer is already a resounding hit with a trend-hungry crowd desperate for a decent hangout within the vicinity of this central postcode. An air of Prohibiton-style glamour pervades The Strand Dining Rooms, with shades of a Speakeasy-bar-vibe in the same ilk as hip drinking dens like Hawksmoor or the Nightjar. 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…