Posts Categorized: News & Events

What’s On: Win a Luxury Stay at Corinthia, Try Truffles in Harrods, & Dim Sum in a Cocktail Bar

This week’s foray into the hottest goings-on and new openings on the London scene sees us discover residencies from top chefs, a way to make eating in Harrods even more extravagant, and an ultra-cool Clapham restaurant-cum-cocktail bar-cum-nightclub. We’re also giving you the opportunity to win a night in the luxury Corinthia Hotel just by dining out. Read more…

What’s On: Simon Rogan at Claridge’s, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, and Michelin Stars in Mayfair

This week’s round-up features a tantalising total of 4 Michelin stars, 8 AA Rosettes and 3 world-famous chefs. And porridge, lots of porridge. If fine dining’s your thing then it doesn’t come much finer than a Simon Rogan restaurant in Claridge’s, 2-Michelin star dining in Mayfair, and Jamie Oliver’s unique blend of charity and haute cuisine. Read more…

What’s On: Downton Abbey-Style Breakfast at Criterion, Honest Burgers Private Room, & Pizza Bus Pop-Up

What links Downton Abbey, a bus, and an office block in Haggerston? Probably not a lot to be honest, but they do all appear in this week’s pick of London food must-tries. Start your day with a lavish breakfast deal, hop on a bus-come-restaurant for some pizza, and finish with some laid-back Thai dining in Shoreditch. Read more…

What’s On: Gordon Ramsay’s Pub, Burns Night Hangouts, & a Secret Pop-up

The best laid schemes of mice and men needn’t go awry this week, as we bring you the best places to celebrate a certain Scottish poet. If haggis doesn’t float your boat however, there’s the ultimate in English elegance, a much talked-about pub from Gordon Ramsay, and a restaurant from the British Film Institute. 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…

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…