Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Cool customers can once again take to the ice as one of London’s most-loved ice rinks returns to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. This week sees the reopening of the iconic ice rink for the festive season following last year’s success, when over 165,000 people from around the...

Read more
La Passegiata at Mercante

La Passegiata at Mercante

La Passegiata at Mercante The Italian tradition of La Passegiata is about as Fellini as you can get without plunging into the Trevi fountain. The idea behind it is that before dinner everyone gets into their most expensive clothes and, after a quick glass of something fortifying, your entire dining...

Read more
Ali Ocakbasi

Ali Ocakbasi

For one of London’s foremost tourist hotspots, Leicester Square is oddly underserved when it comes to things to actually do there. Unless a trip to M&M World is your idea of a perfect day out, most Londoners can find better things to do around the centre of London. However the...

Read more
Keep Tangerine Dream Cafe at Chelsea Physic Garden

Keep Tangerine Dream Cafe at Chelsea Physic Garden

Tangerine Dream Cafe has been providing delicious food at the Chelsea Physic Garden since 2005. Limpet Barron and David Hughes co-own Tangerine Dream Cafe are the chefs that create wonderful menus on offer. Along with their talented staff, they have enhanced the Garden’s reputation for educating people of all ages...

Read more
Are Longcase Clocks really an English invention?

Are Longcase Clocks really an English invention?

The wheel, the age of  the steam engine and motor cars have each transformed our lives in turn but what about the invention of the clock. Do we ever ask ourselves how this invention has affected our lives and how important is it to us all ?. Well the clock...

Read more
Zayane

Zayane

Zayane, a Moroccan restaurant that claims pride of place on Goldborne Road, has been open for over a year; pretty good innings for the unforgiving ‘restaurant-eat-restaurant’ world of Notting Hill fine dining. On ducking through the door, the interior is cosy and almost akin to a cafe [admittedly there aren’t...

Read more
Mayfair restaurant brings cherished Italian custom La Passeggiata to life for the first time in London

Mayfair restaurant brings cherished Italian custom La Passeggiata to life for the first time in London

This Autumn, Italian restaurant Mercante is celebrating Italy’s rich culture by encouraging Londoners to take time out of their busy days to connect with each other on a leisurely pre-dinner, sunset walk, a passeggiata. As evening sets across Italy and the piazzas catch a beautiful sun-kissed glow, Italians of all...

Read more
Around the Dinner Table: How to Give Kids the Best Start to the New Term

Around the Dinner Table: How to Give Kids the Best Start to the New Term

With the new school term starting for many of us this week, we’re all likely putting paramount importance on giving our children the best start possible to the school term. However, far more basic than after-school activities, ensuring that everyone’s getting their necessary dose of brain-enhancing foods, and even checking...

Read more
The Vatican through the ages

The Vatican through the ages

  When the Roman Emperor Constantine was baptised a Christian on his death-bed in 337AD (whether or not he was sincere in his conversion, or even properly understood the religion’s tenants are another matter) both the Empire and Christianity were changed forever. Early Christians surged to take advantage of this...

Read more
Dining Out: Koshary Kitchen

Dining Out: Koshary Kitchen

https://www.kosharykitchen.com/ When Ramy Amir started writing his dissertation on the rise of street food in the UK, few could have imagined that he too would one day be contributing to this rise. Besotted with the capital’s diverse and multi-cultural cuisine, the savvy food entrepreneur sought to bring about popular dishes...

Read more