The Soulful Food Company, One Pot Wonders

The Soulful Food Company are joining the ranks of food suppliers promising high quality, well sourced produce with the affordability and convenience of your average microwavable meal. Contained in pots that can be microwaved or heated on the stove, they provide hearty portions with six different meals to choose from....

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The Dark Borough

The growth of absentee homeowners is a growing problem for Kensington & Chelsea and, increasingly, Westminster as foreign investors buy properties and leave them dark and uninhabited to accrue value. The problem is heightened all the more by the shortage of housing and the ever rising value of property in...

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Burns night at Marco Grill

All over the world Scots gathered together on Friday 23rd to celebrate Burns Night, the birthday of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns. This year because our Dining Out editor was stuck in Goa, an invitation was extended to me to experience the festivities first hand at Marco Grill.  The...

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Feeling like a big Phat Phuc

The January and February months can be the most depressing and difficult time of the year, the festivities have ended and everyone is watching their waistlines, wallets and alcohol intake. Most of us are feeling like pale and greasy beached whales, though the prospect of living off nothing but salads...

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Pot Roast Pheasant with winter veg and cream sauce – Recipe

This is quite a traditional rural French dish perfect for the winter months and a nice alternative to the standard Sunday roast chicken, especially if you are only cooking for 2 or 3 people. Good game birds are still relatively easy to find during the winter months at many London...

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Going against the grain

Welcome to The Slow Bread Company, artisan bread makers going against the grain, and getting proper bread into the bellies of Londoners. A picture is worth thousand words so take a look into the fascinating world of real baking.   Owner and head baker Nick May is a self-professed bread nerd,...

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Explosive eccentricity at Powder Keg Diplomacy

Powder Keg Diplomacy is not your usual dining experience. Walking in to an offbeat yet ornate venue filled with grand Victorian furnishings, floating gramophones and surreal paintings, you know you’re in for an interesting experience. Max and I are taken to the Conservatory, the main dining area that’s aptly named...

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Fire and Feathers review

Fire and Feathers review

It was a particularly miserable day and my guest and I arrived wet, cold and looking like two stray dogs from our walk to the restaurant. Fire and Feathers, a Portuguese ­inspired chicken joint, is located on Fulham High Street – not the kind of place you expect to see...

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Koshari Street review

Located right by bustling Leicester Square lies a tiny bar, barely wide enough for four people to stand side to side, but this is not your usual hole in the wall boozer. This is Koshari Street, an Egyptian street food eatery that has been gathering a fair bit of attention...

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Celeberity Chef Ken Hom to support launch of Oriental Culinary Institute

Legendary chef Ken Hom will be hosting a rare public Masterclass this Friday 28th November to support the launch of the Oriental Culinary Institute (OCI.) The OCI will be teaching the art of Oriental and Asian cuisine at the centre of London’s Covent Garden as a venture from School of...

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