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New Opening: QP Lounge, Mayfair

New Opening: QP Lounge, Mayfair

Quattro Passi, the famous Italian outpost on Dover Street in Mayfair of the two Michelin-starred restaurant of the same name in Nerano, Italy has been going through a slick rebranding and relaunch of late. The ground floor restaurant is now known as QP LDN, whilst the basement has been relaunched as QP Lounge. The creation...
Originàrio: Food with an Accent

Originàrio: Food with an Accent

We went along to the recent launch event for originàrio online shop to discover the secret ingredients used by top Michelin star chefs that are now finally available to the general public. At originàrio, the aim is to bring rare and authentic produce from some of Italy’s finest artisanal producers to avid food and wine...
Oliver Sweeney Raises Awareness for Prostate Cancer

Oliver Sweeney Raises Awareness for Prostate Cancer

Oliver Sweeney’s flagship Covent Garden store was taken over last Thursday for a one-off drinks and shopping evening just in time for Father’s Day, courtesy of Prostate Cancer UK. The charity has just launched a new campaign, Men United, to encourage men to be a bit more open about discussing prostate health, something that it’s...
Moët & Chandon presents 'NOW or Neverland'

Moët & Chandon presents ‘NOW or Neverland’

For most of us, summer spells a series of sunny evenings sipping a glass of something cold – in the park, by the river, hell even on the train if we’re commuting. What’s not to celebrate about a glimmer of sunshine in the country of many clouds? Champagne megabrand Moët & Chandon is tapping into...
Top Picks: Kosher Food and Wine Experience

Top Picks: Kosher Food and Wine Experience

In recent years, the word kosher has become synonymous with high quality products, rather than just relating to food and wine for the Jewish community. One of the best places to sample such amazing products is at the annual Kosher Food and Wine Experience event, which has been going on for a number of years...
Royal Salute's 'Bohemian Aristocracy'

Royal Salute’s ‘Bohemian Aristocracy’

Gone are the days when whisky was considered a drink for the older among us; on the contrary it seems to be flourishing – more often than not the liquor of choice for many a punter. Prestige British Whisky veteran Royal Salute is certainly doing a thing or two to help, adding fuel to the...
London Beer Week: 22 - 28 February 2016

London Beer Week: 22 – 28 February 2016

The much anticipated London Beer Week is back this year to celebrate all things barley and boozy. Starting today and lasting through until Sunday, the festivities will take place throughout London’s drinking dens. A £10 wristband – available from the Sharp’s Brewery London Beer Week Hub – will grant beer enthusiasts a free beer and...
Shore Projects: Bespoke Watch Combination Bar

Shore Projects: Bespoke Watch Combination Bar

At a recent exclusive VIP launch event at Soho house, we discovered up and coming brand Shore Projects. The idea first came about in the hands of a group of close friends in search of a classic, durable and simple British look in their watches. Clearly, they had spotted a gap in the market for...
50 Days by Albert Adrià at Cafe Royal

50 Days by Albert Adrià at Cafe Royal

Café Royal, member of The Set hotels, is set to occupy London’s gastronomic scene for the next ten weeks with renowned chef Albert Adrià’s 50 days residency, marking the five star luxury hotel’s 150th anniversary. For a limited-time only, the Domino Restaurant and prestigious Oscar Wilde Bar will welcome culinary royalty to London’s Regent Street. The...
Neville Salon's Charity Event for Nepal

Neville Salon’s Charity Event for Nepal

Londoners gathered at Neville Salon on the 3rd of December to support “Neville for Nepal,” a dedicated charity event. Neville Salon, a beauty mecca located in Belgravia, welcomed guests for an evening of pampering and prosecco, including haircuts, manicures, blow-dries, and more at discounted rates. All proceeds from the event benefitted the Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC), an orphanage and...
Seven Dials and St. Martin's Courtyard Christmas Shopping event  in London

Seven Dials and St. Martin’s Courtyard Christmas Shopping event in London

London’s leading shopping destinations Seven Dials and St Martin’s Courtyard are hosting an exclusive, free shopping party on Thursday 3rd December. For one night only between 5-9pm, over 100-fashion stores, beauty brands, hotels, bars and restaurants will offer a 20% discount as well as a mixture of free experiential activities. The cobbled streets will be...
The case of butterflies: Opera conductor Paul Wingfield, on working with the hip cousin of Glyndebourne.

The case of butterflies: Opera conductor Paul Wingfield, on working with the hip cousin of Glyndebourne.

It was all the rage in the naughties; the film industry cottoned on to the macabre trend in Japanese horror. The stories of the Heian period (794 – 1185; the last division of classical Japanese history, considered by many to be the pinnacle of the country’s artistic expression) were suddenly terrifying audiences everywhere. For some...
Barbers, Butchers and Bourbon

Barbers, Butchers and Bourbon

A butcher and a barber don’t make for the most obvious collaboration (not least given some uncomfortable Sweeney Todd associations), but that’s exactly what happened when Ruffians Barbers partnered with the Wild Game Co. and Bulleit Bourbon for their second ever pop-up supper club. Ruffians’ Covent Garden store serves as a surprisingly natural restaurant, the...
Birra Moretti Gran Tour – London

Birra Moretti Gran Tour – London

Yesterday saw the launch of the London leg of the Birra Moretti Gran Tour – an authentic Italian food journey that brings 7 different street food vendors showcasing their twists regional specialities together with Birra Moretti. The London part of the tour is housed in the trendy, relaxed, semi-open Courtyard of Space Studios on Mare...
Live In Italian, Live From London

Live In Italian, Live From London

Live In Italian, Live From London saw luxury mineral water brand S. Pellegrino erect a pavilion in Potters Fields Park, at the foot of Tower Bridge on the South Bank, for a celebration of Italian-inspired cuisine from some of London’s top chefs. While Theo Randall and Phil Howard each took over the pavilion for one...
Bulmer's "Live Colourful" Black & White Pop-Up Bar

Bulmer’s “Live Colourful” Black & White Pop-Up Bar

Last week saw opening of the world’s first pop-up black and white bar on Leonard Street near Old Street station. Two storeys were drained of colour, grayscaled to the max by Game of Thrones set designers, with everything from the walls to the staff painted shades of slate, charcoal and concrete. The strict monochrome décor...
Birra Moretti’s Gran Tour

Birra Moretti’s Gran Tour

This July sees the return of Italian beer brand, Birra Moretti’s Gran Tour. Going off the success of its premier last year, Moretti Gran Tour will kick off the summer in style in Edinburgh, Leeds, and London. The travelling pop-up food and drinks festival will feature authentic regional Italian cuisine from Arancina, Paste E Basta,...
Michelin-starred Pop-Up in London with S. Pellegrino

Michelin-starred Pop-Up in London with S. Pellegrino

These days it feels like you’re not anyone if you haven’t run your own pop-up restaurant and, with that in mind, luxury Italian mineral water company S. Pellegrino is putting together a two-day pop-up fine dining experience, Live in Italian, Live from London, to bring some of Italy’s finest to the heart of London. The company’s partnered...
London Coffee Festival

London Coffee Festival

Popular wisdom says that London is in the midst of a coffee revival, with boutique roasters and coffee shops popping up all over the capital to bring their own twist to your afternoon flat white. Much of that boom has, inevitably, taken place in the east, so it wasn’t too surprising to find the London...
Early May Bank Holiday Drinks

Early May Bank Holiday Drinks

As the Early May Bank holiday draws ever closer and we tentatively check a multitude of weather forecast, praying for the most optimistic amongst them to be true, our minds turn to what we are going to be doing with our extra day of freedom. Whether it’s jetting off to warmer climes for a snippet...
The Ketel One Vodka Kitchen at The Folly

The Ketel One Vodka Kitchen at The Folly

Premium vodka brand, Ketel One, celebrated King’s Day (the biggest day in the Dutch calendar) by launching The Ketel One Vodka Kitchen at The Folly. This saw an area of the venue transformed into a traditional Dutch kitchen, decorated with ceramic tiles depicting windmills and made to house a large rectangle table, laden with all...
Mondrian London launches Literary Salons

Mondrian London launches Literary Salons

Listen up literati: there’s a reason to tear your eyes from the page and it’s very swish indeed. On the 20th April 2015, Mondrian London launches Literary Salons, where London’s finest will be re-kindling their love for a good read at an event that’s geared to deliver the ultimate culture fix. This will be the...
World Malbec Day

World Malbec Day

Today is a great day. Not only is it Friday, but it is World Malbec Day! That’s right, that is a thing. To celebrate World Malbec Day, AA Rossette winning Argentinian Restaurant & Bar, Zoilo, will be offering premium Malbec Rutini ‘Enuentro’, usually £55.95, at the ‘house’ red price of just £21.95. However, Zolio is not the only...
The London Whisky Weekender

The London Whisky Weekender

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend and want to avoid the hustle and bustle of East London’s market-laden streets, the overcrowded beer gardens and parks strewn with the rubbish of failed or forgotten silver tray BBQs? How about something slightly more refined – and a lot boozier? The London Whisky Weekender returns to...
Haig Club London

Haig Club London

If you happened to have been driving around Hyde Park Corner earlier this month and were mildly baffled about why Wellington Arch had taken on a striking blue hue, its usually bronze sculpture glowing gold, making that night bus journey home slightly more enjoyable, we are here to enlighten you. Unbeknownst to most, the historic...
La Patisserie des Reves

La Patisserie des Reves

It goes without saying chocolate is way more than just a quick sweet fix. The memories that it evokes in both children and adults indicate why it will never lose its popularity as it appeals to all of the senses. What better way to indulge a sweet tooth and be transported down memory lane than...
Big Chocolate Tea Party with Paul A. Young

Big Chocolate Tea Party with Paul A. Young

There’s a guilt-free incentive for the nation’s chocolate lovers to indulge this May – to help raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust. People across the country are invited to throw a Big Chocolate Tea Party and gorge themselves on the sweet stuff with family and friends to help raise a much-needed £100,000 in aid...
London Beer Week – The Hobo Saloon Pop-up

London Beer Week – The Hobo Saloon Pop-up

For most of the breweries and bars taking part, London Beer Week was a chance to smarten up and look their best – an approach taken quite literally by Jack Daniel’s and Innis & Gunn’s Craft of Gentlemen event. Not so for Hobo, who decided to take after their namesake and adopt a more down...
London Beer Week – The Craft of Gentlemen

London Beer Week – The Craft of Gentlemen

London Beer Week is, surprisingly enough, all about beer. So it might surprise you to hear that Jack Daniel’s decided to put on an event – The Craft of Gentlemen – to celebrate, though, as they put it, “Whiskey is distilled beer after all!” Perhaps aware of the slightly tenuous connection, they haven’t acted alone,...
Curzon at Ham Yard Hotel

Curzon at Ham Yard Hotel

As cinema ticket sales continue their slow decline, the UK has seen the rise of a new wave of luxury film-going alternatives. From three-course meals served during screenings, to screens where you can watch a film from the comfort of a sofa, there have been plenty of attempts to make cinema visits more competitive with...



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