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 […]

Tiger Prawn with Sweetcorn and Chilli By Ching He Huang

A quick and tasty stir-fry that is symbolic for Chinese New Year. Prawns symbolise happiness as they are homonym for ‘laughter’ and their reddish colour is synonymous with ‘luck’. The yellow colour of the corn resembles small nuggets of gold symbolizing ‘wealth’.gold symbolizing ‘wealth’.  Tiger Prawn with Sweetcorn and Chilli  Serves two  as a main […]

Pineapple Shortcakes: Reinventing a South East Asian Classic

With an original Malaysian recipe at its heart, these pineapple shortcakes hold the foundation of a time-honoured favourite. These handcrafted gourmet treats from Hong Kong without artificial flavours or preservatives, use ingredients to create the ultimate ‘moreish’ experience – geddit? They are crumbly, buttery and full of flavour – perfect with a cup of tea! Founders […]

Cactus Water Category with true nopal – Pipped as Key Trend For 2017

Arizona based true nopal launched Europe’s first ever Cactus Water after a distribution agreement in February 2016 with LRS (Lucozade Ribena Suntory).  LRS’ foray into the healthy drinks market began with the flavoured Cactus Water, made from the pulp of the prickly pear fruit, beetroot and lemon. With half the sugar and calories of Coconut […]

Summer Soirees at Le Meridien Piccadilly

The sun came out for the launch of Le Meridien Nice’s ‘Summer Soirees’ residency in Piccadilly London.  Not much in common – the Med and metropolis,  you’d expect. But with a few beach huts, stripey deckchairs and a petanque pitch we were tastefully transported to the French Riviera. Okay, so we must have had a few wines – it’s […]

The Potato Project, Soho London

  Soho is having a field day with the budding of new eateries specialising in just one ingredient and the latest to join is The Potato Project on Noel Street. It’s baked potatoes at their beautiful best!   In what was originally planned as a wine bar, founder Ksenia Karpenko went back to her roots and came up with a […]

Bar D’Alsace-tian

Kronenbourg 1664 is opening the ‘Bar D’Alsace-tian’ – the world’s first bar staffed entirely by dogs. https://www.youtube.com/Kronenbourg1664 It’s on Greek Street, Soho in London and open Friday 6th May from 6pm – 8:30pm. Tickets on https://billetto.co.uk Woof!

The Perfect Spot – Shepherd Market Wine House

Mustard marks the spot with a splash of lime, you sort of can’t miss it – although it’s beautifully tucked away in London’s much-loved and historic haven, Shepherd Market, Mayfair. It’s worth going to just for the pleasure of the Coravin ‘needle-through-the-cork system’ – much less painful and far more pleasurable than any other needle procedures we’ve had. Everything […]

Wringer + Mangle Serves Up A Series Of Supperclubs

This looks set to clean up – a  supperclub in an industrial laundry in London’s East End.   The event runs for eight weeks with chefs taking two consecutive weeks to showcase their distinctive flavours. Each chef will create a three-course menu and guests will also be treated to a cocktail on arrival. Chefs taking residence include, […]

ChariTable – philanthropic restaurant booking App

The ChariTable Bookings restaurant reservation App allows customers to book tables at thousands of participating restaurants across the UK – and sounds like a fantastic idea! £1 for EVERY customer will be donated by the restaurant to a charity of the diner’s choice. So if you book a table for 4 people and your attendance is confirmed and moneys are […]