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 […]

Absolut Elyx and Water For People Supper Club

On World Water Day 22 March 2016, chef Anna Barnett will host an Absolut Elyx Supper Club at her home, a converted pub in Hackney, with all proceeds donated to support the work of charity Water for People. We are fans of the supper club our faves being Malaysian by May, Asma Khan’s Darjeeling Express and Aids Ark Dinner for One. […]

Grand Marnier Rooftop Pop Up Bubble Bars

Grand Marnier create pop up Rooftop Bubble Bars at the Brixton Clubhouse and Britannia, Hackney. The bars offer a setting for sipping on a new range of sunset cocktails. Guests at the Bubble Bar will also be entertained by world-record breaking and London 2012 Olympic opening bubbleologist Samsam who will perform  the  world’s first live bubble exhibition. For just over one month […]

Review: The Empress – Hackney

Elliott Lidstone, former head chef of the Michelin starred L’ortolan in Berkshire, has recently made himself a new home heading up the kitchen at the Empress in the heart of Victoria Park, Hackney – and boy is he making an excellent impact. A proud resident of Hackney, Elliott saw in the Empress an opportunity to make […]