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Second Screen Gigwise Live Music Festival App Download Here

So there you are at a concert, everybody’s fiddling with their phones, streaming, tweeting, posting – all over the place. SecondScreen have developed an app that can link us all up together, at the one point in time, on the same platform just when wanted to be connected. Imagine that – one communal digital space capturing all the buzz and excitement […]

Fat Tuesday with Kansas Smitty’s House Band

Kansas Smitty's and Shotgun Carousel's Mardi Gras

Saints and sinners bring your beads and get loose at The Vaults for  Mardi Gras on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th February 2016. For Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Pancake Day – whatever you call it, a New Orleans-inspired party is being hatched riverside on the South Bank.  Live music from The Kansas Smitty’s House Band will lead […]

Pancake Day at Rabbit Chelsea

idle googling

To celebrate one of my favourite days of the year, Pancake Day, Rabbit restaurant will be going flipping mad. Head Chef Oliver Gladwin will be showing us how it’s done by launching and, hopefully, catching the pancakes at the pass in front of diners. What’s more, Rabbit will be asking those who think they can, to come […]

A Bee’s Guide to New York

Wu-Lim Qi-Gong Master Address 179 Grand Street Entrance on Baxter St New York NY 10013

Our intrepid explorer Sabine Koch heads to New York and tells us a few of her favourite haunts. Rest and Relaxation Check this place out. Who dares to enter? Well I do, since this particular parlour was a tip from a friend. Well, I’m among good company – Brooke Shields, Elijah Woods, heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, and […]

Lexus SUV landing at 5th Floor Harvey Nichols


Harvey Nichols are hosting a special Winter Garden on the Fifth Floor Roof Terrace in Knightsbridge from now to the end of January to mark the launch of the sleek new Lexus RX luxury SUV. There’s a limited edition Japanese-themed cocktail and snack menu inspired by omotenashi – the Japanese principles of welcoming hospitality. I am looking forward to […]

FOOD REVIEW: Alan Yau’s Park Chinois


You can smell the money, walking in here – both the fit out and the wealth of the diners. For a fact we were sat next to a billionaire, whose dining companion’s glittering high heels would have been visible from space. If you are smart – and we were – you can get away with […]

Dazzled by The Dazzle


I really admire Andrew Scott for being such a champion of contemporary theatre. You can only see a certain amount of Shakespeare before craving something fresh. Sabine Koch reviews… Richard Greenberg’s play, The Dazzle, offers that in a real-life story with characters that are funny, irritating and heartbreaking. This is the UK premiere of the […]

Festive canapés from Bake Off Flora Shedden and

Photo: BBC

The wonderfully sweet Flora Shedden shares some festive canapé tips here courtesy of the lifestyle hub of no-nonsense reviews, content and video round-ups of the things that make life great. Meeting Flora makes life great, too. So it was nice to have a coffee – from a large, shiny machine – obviously, and chat to the 19-year-old who wowed us for nine weeks on […]

Something’s Gotta Give! Archer Street is the place to be in Soho

Archer Street Soho London

Archer Street just turned four! Can you believe it? I’ve been a fan since it first burst onto the Soho scene with live, loud show stoppers from the big musicals. It’s stayed Soho’s most sophisticated cocktail bar – with personality. You are in for a great night here. Between sips of well-made cocktails a waiter or waitress […]

King of Crowns – Cook With Parma Ham

Cactus Kitchen Parma Ham

Parma ham is so versatile and deserves more than being served on a wooden board alongside a fancy olive with a stalk. It’s so much more, and here maninlondon heads to the Saturday Kitchen TV studios to whip up a three-course meal with the jewel in the Italian culinary crown.   Parma ham is prosciutto from […]