Archive for the ‘Food and drink’ Category

An afternoon tea with a North African twist

An afternoon tea with a North African twist

Acclaimed restaurant Momo – tucked away in the cobbled enclave of London’s Heddon Street – launches its new afternoon tea next week.

Available from 6 December, the tea has been inspired by Moroccan flavours and is an exquisite blend of classic English treats and North African sweets – perfect for winter West End shoppers who want to warm up in style. (more…)

Let’s take this upstairs

Let’s take this upstairs

Stylish Soho hotel the Dean Street Townhouse is encouraging late-night diners to stay out all night.

The Soho Sleepover package gives anyone eating in its restaurant after 11pm the chance to spend the night upstairs in any of its available rooms – usually costing up to ?410 a night – for just ?50. (more…)

Med in Manhattan

Med in Manhattan

It could be a sun-soaked terrace in the Mediterranean, where the smell of charred sea bass and grilled peppers wafts in the breeze, and chilled beats play over the sound of the sea and conversation. (more…)

Taste Peru in Piccadilly

Taste Peru in Piccadilly

Despite its auspicious address on London’s Piccadilly, Coya is a calm and discreet venue in which to sample one of the hot culinary trends for 2013 – Peruvian food.

Coya itself is part members club, part bar and part restaurant, which means you may have to look twice to spot its Inca-inspired logo on the doorway facing Green Park. (more…)

Now boarding for Beirut

Now boarding for Beirut

In the capital, there’s a restaurant for just about every cuisine from around the world, from Iranian to Korean and Peruvian (ceviche is the dish of the moment). The food is undoubtedly delicious, but no matter how many plastic palm trees are used to decorate the place, there’s often no escaping the fact that you are in London. (more…)

Get ready for extreme wine tasting

Get ready for extreme wine tasting

In a world gone crazy for Ironman Triathlons and Tough Mudder weekends, it is perhaps with a knowing smile that one can sign up for a very different kind of boot camp in 2013, set among the vineyards of Provence. (more…)

Studio East launches on east London rooftop

Studio East launches on east London rooftop

Leading figures from the worlds of fashion, art, design and retail were among scores of VIPs in attendance at the joint launch of art initiative Studio East and rooftop restaurant Bistrotheque on the site of Westfield Stratford City in east London last night. (more…)

Beach clubbing on Ibiza

Beach clubbing on Ibiza

On hearing that Nikki Beach is coming to Ibiza this summer, our reaction was one of surprise – that there hasn’t been one on the island for years already. A travesty!

So where more appropriate a destination for the original sleek, chic beach club to set up next than the White Isle, home to more sleek, chic party girls and their gazillionaire boyfriends than almost anywhere else in Europe? (more…)

The ultimate truffle experience

The ultimate truffle experience

Truffle lovers and foodies can enjoy an epicurean experience at The Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan this Autumn.

The ‘Truffle Tasting Package’ at the Dorchester Collection hotel offers guests the chance to enjoy Italian haute-cuisine throughout October and November. (more…)

Jan Hedh brings Fika to London

Jan Hedh brings Fika to London

You have to love a country where coffee-drinking and cafe-culture are so ingrained in everyday life that there’s even a verb for sipping a hot beverage while eating pastries and biscuits: Sweden’s passion for ‘fika’ might not yet be well-known outside its borders, but that’s about to change as Visit Sweden and world-renowned pastry chef Jan Hedh host a pop-up parlour on Soho Square this week. (more…)

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