The £1m Soho Residence launches in London’s West End

Spread across three floors of the 126-year old Roundhouse building, the ritzy, revamped Soho Residence offers a ground floor with art deco style, late night basement party space Festival Club and first floor Gin Parlour. There’s a real sense of style with snug sofas and huge windows, rich fabrics and hanging foliage.   With a capacity of 350 […]

REVIEW: Pasta Master at Cafe Murano Pastificio

If you’d walked past Cafe Murano Pastificio in Covent Garden recently you might have thought you’d spotted artist Christo remaking his vivid saffron-yellow The Floating Piers. What you would have seen is actually an unintentional attempt to create the longest lasagne sheet. Who knew you could have this much fun with just two eggs, flour, a couple […]

Nutri Ninja Blender with FreshVac Puts The Freshness Back!

Super sexy, smart and powerful – yes, you guessed it – my new bit of essential kitchen gadgetry. Already a fan of  Ninja – I just don’t see myself as bullet-type person, I’m very impressed with this new bit of kit. Imagine the brightest berries, non-browning fruit and crystal clear juice guaranteed. The new one-touch Ninja […]

Mickey Mouse Anniversary Fridge – Still Cool at 90!

Difficult to believe this little guy has been around for 90 years. What better way to celebrate than 90 Mickey Mouse fridges from another icon – the  Smeg FAB fridge?  In a long list of tie-ins, this is the cutest by far. You’ll have seen the Dolce&Gabbana Frigorifero d’Arte  fridges, toasters and kettles brightening up Instagram. Now there […]

An Evening of Meat at Waterloo Vaults London

What a fun and slightly dystopian evening to be had at the Vaults in Waterloo with part-art, part-fine dining night club. Coming in from a graffiti-daubed passageway under the station you enter a world where the artist is mistress. Installations of steely female figures are set off against a painted backdrop of a horned, long-haired woman […]

Looking For The Perfect Food? It’s High Quality European Olive Oil

During the last year, over 40 London restaurants promoted extra virgin olive oil as part of the broader European initiative to inform us about this perfect food, regarded as one of the oldest and the healthiest. Thomas Jefferson had it right saying, ‘the olive tree is surely the richest gift of heaven’. At a gala dinner, hosted by restaurant guru, wine […]

British Yorkshire Pudding Day – 4th February!

Since 2008, the first Sunday in February, which falls this year on the 4th, has marked a very important foodie date in the calendar: British Yorkshire Pudding Day. Paying respect to the iconic British dish, OSLO in Hackney has created special roast dinner-filled Yorkshire Pudding to mark the tenth birthday of this celebration. No-one really knows how far back […]

Sipsmith’s Hot Gin Roof at Ham Yard Hotel

Sipsmith and Ham Yard Hotel have teamed up to bring back the hot gin experience for ‘ginthusiasts’. Firmdale Hotel’s Group Mixologist, Eoin Kenny and Sipsmith Master Distiller, Jared Brown have delved back into the history books and discovered that not only was gin first sipped hot before there was access to central heating, but also […]

The wine you want, when you want it with Wanderlust Wine…

Wanderlust Wine launches London’s first dedicated Wine on Demand service delivering much-needed wine to Londoners within the hour. That’s right, the hour! With everything from taxis, food and beauty services now available on-demand, Londoners are spoiled for choice. Wine on Demand gives wine lovers quality wines, with delivery to your door within an hour of ordering. Aiming […]

GŌNG Star Bartender Nights Kick Off With The Clumsies from Athens

There’s a new season of adventurous cocktails at GŌNG – with creations from some of the world’s star bartenders high up over London on level 52 as The Shard nears its highest point.   Expect lab-style cocktail creations and no holding back, as GŌNG transforms for its first Star Bartender nights of the year.  The […]