The Proof Is In The Blend, Mount Gay Rum

Experiencing the oldest rum in existence with Mount Gay Rum – There was no hesitation on our part when we were invited recently to an audience with Mount Gay’s Master Blender, Allen Smith for a masterclass in rum blending.

November 12, 2017 | Food & Drink


The Art Of Blending With Chivas Regal, Bethnal Green

With London Cocktail Week now just a hazy blur, Chivas Regal offers a pretty neat way of getting over it.

October 22, 2017 | Food & Drink


Chocolate Dust Dash: The Chocolate Cocktail We All Need To Try

This week is National Chocolate Week (9-15th October) so we all have the perfect excuse to indulge, and we have the perfect treat for you – a decadent chocolate cocktail.

October 10, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Raise Money for Barnardo’s via Cocktail & Dessert

This month, The Botanist have partnered with Barnardo’s – the UK’s leading children’s charity, to create a show-stopping cocktail and mouth-watering sharing dessert with £1 from each going straight to the charity.

September 26, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Rémy Martin XO Revealed Experience

We recently journeyed deep into The Vaults at The Royal Society of Arts for an immersive and multi-sensory experience as we discovered the joys of Rémy Martin XO.

September 23, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Lahpet – The kind of place that you feel cool just knowing about

Located on an obscure little backstreet in the depths of London Fields, Lahpet is the kind of place that you feel cool just knowing about.

September 21, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Doughnut Time

Iconic Australian doughnut makers: Doughnut Time are launching in the UK next month and we were lucky enough to test some of their new flavours.

September 18, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Saunter into a seafood paradise at Fancy Crab

Restaurants that dedicate themselves to one particular type of food fascinates diners because you wonder what kind of dishes they might come up with for appetisers, main courses and desserts.

August 20, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Le Dîner en Blanc returns to London

Returning, this time another year older, the city of London will host Le Dîner en Blanc, which celebrates its fourth year in the capital.

August 18, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Chinese Food Festival

Chinese cuisine is one of the most diverse offerings you can find in the world with variations from the spicy delights of Sichuan to the intricate preparation of Cantonese dishes.

August 18, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Tea Room – 1960s Hong Kong in London’s Soho

As hidden speakeasy-type establishments go, you couldn’t get a greater contrast than Bun House and Tea Room on the ever-popular part of Soho that is Greek Street.

August 14, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


The Tequila Festival hits the UK

Bringing a ray of sunshine to the imbibing world this summer is The Tequila Festival, which will start on the 19th August in the Gardens at Studio 338 in London.

August 12, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


The Grey Goose Le Grand Fizz Brunch Club with Anna Barnett

Last Thursday we had the pleasure of attending Grey Goose’s Le Grand Fizz Brunch Club hosted at Carousel in Marylebone.

August 10, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Bite Me Burger Co. – Late night revellers will be pleased

A new addition to the scene, Bite Me Burger Co.

August 6, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Learn to BBQ like the professionals with Weber Grill Academy

It has become de rigueur for Londoners to celebrate the few summer days we have by hosting an outdoor barbecue.

August 4, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Bang Bang Oriental Foodhall: The new ‘Chinatown’ of North London opens in Colindale

For those in the know, Colindale has always been known as a hub for the Chinese community and sinophiles alike with the iconic Oriental City being a focal point for the community until its unfortunate closure in 2008 due to redevelopment purposes and subsequent demolition.

August 2, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


The Rosé Festival – Stop and smell the Rosé

Rosé lovers rejoiced at London’s inaugural Rosé Festival, taking place over three days in the heart of Hoxton.

July 28, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Atul Kochhar of Benares takes on Indian Street Food

Seeing the tremendous rise in popularity of the relaxed dining style on the street food scene, it was probably hard even for a celebrated fine dining restaurant like Benares not to get involved.

July 18, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Interview – Dominique Ansel sets up shop in LA

The world of baking has exploded in the last decade; our towns and cities are increasingly offering shops and cafes based on artisanal pastries and cakes.

July 13, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle


Itineraries of Taste Project at Harvey Nichols

S Pellegrino is bringing a pop-up with a difference to Harvey Nichols this summer.

July 11, 2017 | Food & DrinkLifestyle