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Review: Dominique Ansel Bakery signature afternoon tea

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Not content with being demigod of the pastry world, Dominique Ansel is on a mission. First, he brings us the cutting-edge genius of the much-applauded Cronut, and now, his next foray aims to reinvent afternoon tea from a quintessential tradition to an innovative tour de force at Dominique Ansel Bakery. Read more…

Review: a traditional lunch feast at Lady Abercorn’s Pub & Kitchen

For me, Sundays can be hard. The weekend is almost over and if you don’t make the most of your last day by relaxing in a cool pub with a roast dinner then you may as well set your Monday alarm now. I love indulging in this great English tradition and it’s a chance to catch up with friends, or in this case treat my other half so he doesn’t have to slave in the kitchen. Read more…

Review: SeasonaliTea in the Palm Court at The Langham

Opened in 1865, the Langham in London is renowned as Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel’ and the Palm Court restaurant inside is recognised as the origin of the quintessentially British tradition of afternoon tea. The luxurious 5-star hotel’s restaurant serves exquisite European cuisine established in partnership with famed chefs Michel Roux Jr and Albert Roux OBE. Read more…

Review: Mezze heaven at Maison Du Mezze

Arabic food isn’t hard to come by with so many restaurants across London offering a taste of the Middle East. However, good traditional Arabic food is. Having not had my monthly Middle Eastern feast in the past three months, when I had the chance to visit Maison Du Mezze, I couldn’t wait. Maison Du Mezze serves authentic Lebanese food whether you come for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Read more…

Review: An Ecuadorian feast at El Inca Pleyebo

I’ve always been intrigued by South America – its beauty, its culture, but most importantly, its enticing cuisine.
Having watched a fair few Rick Stein food programmes, I learned that a big part of Ecuadorian culture is their food, passed down for generations. I’ve never had any South American food other than the odd Mexican so was intrigued and excited to try more. Read more…

Review: Balls Brothers Adams Court

Balls Brothers

The moment 5.30 on a Friday afternoon hits, I’m ready to get the weekend started. I’m constantly in search of new places which can tick all my boxes: great drinks, great music, great atmosphere and, above all, great food. Balls Brothers in the city seemed to look good on paper, so, laptops shut down, off we went to try it out. Read more…