Romulo Café

Romulo Café

By David Hughes Philippine food does not have much of a distinctive profile in London, but Rowena Romulo would like to change that. She is the granddaughter of one of the Philippines most famous diplomats, and after a long interlude in the banking world has returned to being involved in...

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New TfL app enables passengers to top up their Oyster card ‘on the go’

New TfL app enables passengers to top up their Oyster card ‘on the go’

Oyster card users can now check their pay as you go balance and top up their card with just a few quick taps of their smartphone after Transport for London (TfL) launched its new app on September 7th. The new app, which was designed by TfL and developed by Cubic...

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Cyclinteriors: A new home for your bicycle

Cyclinteriors: A new home for your bicycle

Cyclists are taking over. MAMILS (Middle Aged Men In Lycra) now dominate the morning commute cityscape, as ever more of us vie to escape packed, overpriced trains. To some, bicycles are particularly aesthetically pleasing, but you don’t have to adore life on two wheels to consider incorporating bikes into your...

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Equip yourself at the Olympia Arms Fair at Pillar Hall

Equip yourself at the Olympia Arms Fair at Pillar Hall

Within the splendid neo classical interior of Pillar Hall, W14, the new Olympia Arms Fair will showcase intriguing objects from international military history spanning in excess of 3 millennia. This inaugural event is for dealers, collectors and enthusiasts of antique arms, armour and militaria. The fair is also hoping to...

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Thai Square

Thai Square

As a North London ‘intellectual’ (read: pretentious quasi-alcoholic) trips south of the river are only undertaken under extraordinary circumstances (read: someone has heard of a bar where all of the drinks are served by trained badgers), however soon after arriving at Putney Bridge’s Thai Square, a long thin building that...

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SMGlobal Fashion Revolution London takes over Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge Stadium

SMGlobal Fashion Revolution London takes over Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge Stadium

Britain’s self-proclaimed ‘flashiest playboy’ Danny Lambo and Yasmine Trendy were the celebrity hosts of SMGlobal’s dazzling ‘Fashion Revolution London’ at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge Stadium last week. The show highlighted international designers from Nepal, USA, Germany, London showcasing couture designs from their collections in London. Designers names were Punam (Nepal), Charlee (USA),...

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Africa Centre’s Summer Festival lights up London

Africa Centre’s Summer Festival lights up London

On Saturday August 19th in Southwark, the Africa Centre held their 2017 summer festival which brought together music, art, food and fashion from Africa and the Diaspora to Great Suffolk Street in London. This immersive event of African and black British music, art and culture brought together new young voices...

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Lockhouse’s Botanical Bar: an oasis for gin lovers

Lockhouse’s Botanical Bar: an oasis for gin lovers

On the little island in Paddington Basin, known as the Merchant Square’s Floating Pocket Park, an outdoor pop-up gin bar has made a surprise appearance. Launched on the 10th June, world gin day, the Lockhouse’s Botanical Bar is the kind of outdoor city oasis at which many try and few...

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Summer in London

Summer in London

  Once again we Londoners are blessed with a plethora of outdoor and indoor events to celebrate summer in our capital city. Whether you’re an avid watcher of sports, obsessed with the arts or have a burning desire to learn more about gin, wine or beer, there’s sure to be...

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Kurobuta: Japanese junk food meets high end dining

Kurobuta: Japanese junk food meets high end dining

When it comes to Pan-Asian fine-dining, London has been stuck in something of a rut. The trail initially blazed by high-end tastemakers such as Nobu, Buddha Bar and Zuma has become increasingly homogenised to the point where most high-end Pan-Asian restaurants are effectively interchangeable: The same quasi-hotel lobby chic layout,...

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