Verbier – Class and charm in the 4 Vallées

There is so much going on in Verbier. This snow lovers oasis, situated in Switzerland’s Canton of Valais, is alive with the spirit of the outdoors and is a marvel to experience all year round. Starting with the obvious, Verbier is famed as a retreat for the rich and famous, attracting the likes of Madonna,…

Lucknow 49 – DUM Biryani’s spicy little sister

From our very first visit DUM Biryani had us hooked. Frequent daydreams of crisp pastry covered lamb shank Biryanis followed, with DUM quickly established as our go to ‘spice fix’ spot. So expectations for the newly launched Lucknow 49 were sky high, Dhruv Mittals second west end venture after launching DUM in late 2016. Lucknow…

Margarita Rumble – cocktail festival comes to London Fields

New York City’s Craft Hospitality are returning to the UK this May for the Margarita Rumble, a bottomless festival that pits top bars and mixologists against each other to find the UK’s best tequila cocktail. Sponsored by Jose Cuervo, the event will take place in London and Manchester on Sunday 5th May. Taking place at…

Liban Tapas – A taste of Lebanon

Any restaurant that inspires travel is well worth a visit and, with vibrant, flavoursome plates, Liban Tapas does just that. With strong links to the dynamic food culture of Beirut, this South Woodford establishment offers something different, standing out from the typical middle eastern options common across London. Attention to detail drives this, with hand…

Café Forty-One – London’s first vegan French Pâtisserie

Think afternoon tea and indulgent, cream filled eclaires alongside endless salmon and cream cheese sandwiches spring to mind; so a vegan take on this British custom is a new concept for the evolving plant based food scene. Located in La Suite West Hotel in London’s west end, Café Forty-One is defying stereotypes surrounding plant-based food while…

Funicular presents – The Murdér Express: Jewel of the Empire

After a phenomenally successful second run of The Murdér Express, the immersive dining and experience experts Funicular have created a whole new adventure set on London’s favourite (and most crime-ridden!) train. Ticket holders will join London’s wealthiest socialites for an evening of glitz, glamour, and fine dining, all in the company of the world’s largest…

Ichi! Ni! San! Freak Scene – Soho

“Ichi! Ni! San! Sake Sake Bomb!” And with every encouragement from Freak Scene’s spectacular staff the bar was duly thumped until the sweet shot of Sake, feverishly balanced on two chopsticks, ka-plunked into the awaiting pool of beer. In a restaurant overflowing with hungry diners, and with all the energy of surrounding Soho, our sake…

Pub in the Park 2019

Tom Kerridge’s feel-good festival Pub in the Park announces lush line-up…  Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park festival announces first names that will be joining the super star chef and his culinary friends on the tour in 2019. Tom Kerridge – the UK’s favourite pub proprietor will be bringing his chef mates to the party…

Vurger & Co – a vegan burger fix for the masses

What happens when two lactose intolerant meat lovers walk into a vegan fast food joint?  They have a food revelation! With a very naive view that all vegan food was far too healthy to be an indulgent treat, one slurp of the Vurger & Co Oreo milkshake dissipaited these ideologies in an instant. Served with…

Spritz up your festive feast with these bang on trend cocktails

Following recent research that 73 percent of Brits would like more food and drink variety this Christmas, Gordon’s Premium Pink Gin, Tanqueray London Dry Gin, Baileys Original Irish Cream, Baileys Almande and Johnnie Walker Black Label have worked with award-winning mixologist Carl Brown, and flavour innovations expert, Sian Anderson, to create five exciting new serves…

Stockholm – Fika for two in the Swedish capital

Maybe it was just the pristine blue skies, but the people of Stockholm seemed happy, with the positive vibe contagious from one street to the next. Encouraged by the conditions, and with Stockholm City passes to hand, we headed water bound, taking maximum advantage of 48 hours unlimited use of the city boat system which,…