FOOD: Aloha to Trader Vic’s London 4th July Independence Day Dinner

Trader Vic’s are pushing out the boat, or should that be canoe, with their 4th July US Independence Day dinner. £49 per head with tasty barbeque treats from their amazing Chinese wood-fired ovens using an ancient cooking method dating back to the Han Dynasty. The ribs are delicious – and tasty, no need for the accompanying dips. […]

FOOD REVIEW: A syrupy homage to Lyle’s of Shoreditch

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My dinner find of the moment in London is Lyle’s in the Tea Building, Shoreditch. It’s good for the right reason – the food.   I quite like the idea of a no-choice daily menu, and reasonable-enough sounding at £44 per head, although factor in great wine and you are looking at double that. The bill […]

HAIR: Fishfoam Mousse and Plumpfish Shampoo

Fish Soho

Fish Salon Soho have been doing great products for twenty years, since founder Paul Burfoot cooked up some wax in his shed. We already love the Fish 25ml minis at £2.99 – handy for travel or in the manbag. The texturising fishshape cream has firm but flexible hold and doesn’t dry hard. The fishfingers wax is the original and defining […]

DRINKS: Champagne Laurent-Perrier and Joe & Seph’s at Taste of London

Champagne Laurent-Perrier and Joe & Seph's at Taste of London

Champagne Laurent-Perrier and popcorn pioneers Joe & Seph’s have come up with a Strawberry & Elderflower Popcorn which will be showcased at   Taste of London Capturing the fruity notes of Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé, the popcorn has been infused with fresh strawberry, fragrant elderflower and smooth caramel. In the immortal words of Vivian from Pretty Woman: “It brings out […]

FOOD REVIEW: #IbericaLaTerraza – Summer is Here

Porron drinking from the porron at Iberica La Terraza

Last night I dreamt of tapas and sangria in the tropical island breeze where the sun set so high and listened to a Spanish lullaby. Save yourself the trip to La Isla Bonita and come to Cabot Square in Canary Wharf  where to the sounds of cold water rushing from the fountains, in the shade of the trees under a […]

FOOD REVIEW: POP Down is the new Pop Up Supper Club

Pop Down Supper Club Cuisson Borough Barista

Cuisson are introducing high-end dining at an affordable price in a supper club format.  POP-Down is in the basement of the Borough Barista serving four courses of French cuisine from open kitchen from where you can watch the chefs work their magic.   Cuisson provide luxury gastronomy experiences for private clients and brands such as Louis Vuitton, Krug, Aston […]

Behind The Scenes: Krispy Kreme

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Here’s a peek behind the scenes of the secret recipe, yeast-raised hot doughnuts of the world famous Krispy Kremes. The story starts at 4 am when five vans leave 197 Burlington Road in New Malden headed to 64 locations in London and the South East. It takes 90 minutes to get the doughnut into the box, and this […]

Marriott Hotel’s Virtual 4-D Travel Experience – Teleport Yourself to Maui

Marriott Hotels 'The Teleporter'

If your holidays are all about the sun on your face and the wind in your hair then you are in a for a treat – without having to board a plane, queue at passport control or lose your luggage at the carousel. Marriott Hotels is pioneering the future of travel by inviting people  to ‘get teleported’ with […]

FILM: Florence Foster Jenkins Filming in UK

Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS.

First Look at Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in new Stephen Frears movie “Florence Foster Jenkins” about a tone deaf opera singing heiress Filed Under: Film Tagged With: , , , ,

SPORT: Land Rover Defender Carries Rugby World Cup Trophy

Land Rover Reveals Unique Defender to Carry Rugby World Cup Trophy

Land Rover have created a bespoke Defender that will transport the Webb Ellis Cup on a 100-day tour around the UK and Ireland in the build-up to Rugby World Cup 2015. It emerged at dawn from a giant rugby ball which had been floated up the Thames from Tilbury Docks to Tower Bridge. The 8.2 metre […]