Artisan, 222 Portobello Rd W11

Artisan, 222 Portobello Rd W11

‘Artisan’ is situated near the top end of Portobello, and it’s not the posh part. It’s dimly lit inside, so the frontage puts you in mind of one of those member’s clubs that requires a couple of discreet knocks on the door to gain entry. Happily, looks are deceptive in...

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Number 90 Bar and Restaurant review

Number 90 Bar and Restaurant review

As we sat on the riverside terrace of this Hackney Wick bar, me and my friend though to ourselves this is about as quintessentially Hackney as one can imagine. Inside, the graffiti, plants, ‘female identifying toilets’ and mismatch of wooden tables brought the warehouse-type venue space to life. Whilst I...

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The Thai Terrace

The Thai Terrace

The Thai Terrace 14 Wrights Lane, Kensington, W8 6TF Open: 12 noon – 12 midnight www.kensingtonthaiterrace.co.uk High Street Kensington isn’t exactly renowned for intimate, affordable eateries that aren’t just links on a nationwide chain. However the Thai Terrace, tucked away on Wright’s Lane just behind the station like a duck...

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Top Egg for Easter!

Top Egg for Easter!

  The egg has long been a metaphor for wealth, abundance and fertility, so it’s no surprise that it has been so closely associated with Easter. Although the actual date of Easter changes from year to year, it marks the beginning of bolder spring colours, a hint of warmth and...

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Divertimenti Cookery School

Divertimenti Cookery School

Knightsbridge is one of the most luxurious and prestigious areas in all of London. The district attracts people from all around the world for the justifiably famous shopping, partying, and dining found within its environs. However, it’s not just for travellers, even jaded Londoners should be intrigued by the interesting...

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Mamounia Lounge in Knightsbridge launches new a la carte menu

Mamounia Lounge in Knightsbridge launches new a la carte menu

Middle Eastern restaurant and cocktail bar, Mamounia Lounge, located in the heart of Kensington and Chelsea’s Knightsbridge has unveiled a new A La Carte menu – and the food is divine! The new offering combines the venue’s traditional Moroccan and Lebanese cooking with contemporary flavours and serves many of the...

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Camillo Benso

Camillo Benso

  Mayfair is quite a tightly defined area, and encompasses some interesting slices of history that never seem to detract from its upmarket allure. Saville Row, probably the world’s most famous street for tailoring is less than 5 minutes away from Shepherds market where ladies of easy virtue plied their...

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A guide to food sustainability in London

A guide to food sustainability in London

Food sustainability is becoming an increasing concern for Brits– 88% UK adults choose to buy seafood from sustainable sources according to a 2018 poll. People are adapting their eating habits to make sure they’re not only getting a balanced diet from a nutritional perspective, but also making choices that will...

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Vegan Mania

Vegan Mania

Veganism- the philosophy and lifestyle that rejects using animals in the production of anything consumed by humans, has rapidly moved into the mainstream. Once viewed as a practice only undertaken by a minority of subcultures, plant-based lifestyles have suddenly exploded in popularity throughout society. The Vegan Society; a leading vegan...

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Are you ready to taste your French?

Are you ready to taste your French?

Join Cook and Speak, a French language and culinary experience centred on the pleasure of sharing food related stories and delicious meals. Participants are foodies who want to improve their speaking and  listening French language skills: adults, young people from the age of 10, families and group of friends are all welcome! Classes...

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