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Photography Tour at Ten Manchester Street Hotel, London

Photography Tour at Ten Manchester Street Hotel, London

Ten Manchester Street Hotel is a luxurious urban bolthole in chic Marylebone, just moments away from the hustle and bustle of central London. The Edwardian boutique hotel feels cosy and refined with 44 guest rooms and a small but welcoming lobby with dramatic red velvet armchairs by Christopher Guy. I visited [...]

April 22, 2014 × 0 comments
Sweet Thursday, Hackney

Sweet Thursday, Hackney

Sweet Thursday is one of my favourite local discoveries – a colourful spot with the most delicious pizza and a chilled out atmosphere. The charming Italian restaurant is nestled among a row of shops and restaurants on Southgate Road in leafy De Beauvoir just a short walk away from Kingsland Road. [...]

April 20, 2014 × 0 comments
Fairground Launches in Haggerston

Fairground Launches in Haggerston

East London’s thriving street food scene shows no signs of slowing down with the arrival of new venture Fairground, kicking off tomorrow for ten weeks. The pop-up project is headed up by Dominic Cools-Lartigue, founder of the enormously popular Street Feast, and is set to have a unique festival vibe with [...]

April 11, 2014 × 1 comment
Dorset Square Hotel with HotelTonight

Dorset Square Hotel with HotelTonight

Dorset Square Hotel is a stunning Regency townhouse hotel in leafy Marylebone fitted with designer Kit Kemp’s signature colourful, quirky interiors. While the design may be familiar, the intimate, discreet hotel is a world apart from Firmdale Hotels’ buzzing, ‘scene’ hotels such as the Soho Hotel and the Haymarket Hotel. [...]

March 17, 2014 × 1 comment
A Day at Westfield Stratford City

A Day at Westfield Stratford City

Westfield Stratford City has quickly become my go to place for shopping and a fun weekend day out.  It’s conveniently close to where I live (just three Overground stops away) and I appreciate having access to an excellent selection of shops, restaurants and entertainment without having to deal with central London [...]

February 21, 2014 × 0 comments
Bunnychow at Boxpark, Shoreditch

Bunnychow at Boxpark, Shoreditch

Bunnychow brings South African street food to east London with its delightfully named, and incredibly tasty, ‘bunnies’. Based at Boxpark in Shoreditch, Bunnychow is the place to come if you fancy something a little different for lunch and its concept is refreshingly unique. Bunnychow started out as a food truck [...]

February 12, 2014 × 2 comments
Qbic Hotel London City

Qbic Hotel London City

Qbic Hotel London City is the city’s most exciting new affordable design hotel, with an innovative room concept and budget-friendly prices. Founded in Amsterdam, Qbic Hotels take a fresh look at the budget city hotel experience with only the essential amenities, plus lots of convenient extras to make a stay more relaxed [...]

January 31, 2014 × 0 comments
Sticks ‘n’ Sushi, Covent Garden

Sticks ‘n’ Sushi, Covent Garden

Denmark’s high end Japanese chain Sticks ‘n’ Sushi quietly arrived in Wimbledon last year but its second London location in buzzing Covent Garden is already a popular spot. Sticks ‘n’ Sushi cleverly pitches itself as ‘a sushi restaurants – even for those who don’t like fish’, however even the most [...]

January 22, 2014 × 2 comments
Brooklyn Bowl London

Brooklyn Bowl London

New York’s bowling alley and music venue Brooklyn Bowl London opened last week with an epic party at The O2 Arena in North Greenwich. Brooklyn Bowl opened in Williamsburg in 2009 and has since hosted concerts from the likes of Guns N Roses, Kanye West, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Elvis Costello, N.E.R.D, [...]

January 21, 2014 × 0 comments
Menu Tasting at Oslo Hackney

Menu Tasting at Oslo Hackney

After years of sitting empty and unloved, the big building next to Hackney Central Overground is now shining bright as restaurant-bar-music venue Oslo. Housed in a former Victorian ticket office, the atmospheric two-floor destination includes a dining room and bar, plus a slick upstairs 350-capacity music venue. Designed by the house [...]

January 19, 2014 × 0 comments
Tirage Champagne et Plats, London

Tirage Champagne et Plats, London

Tirage Champagne et Plats is a new spot in The City where the light bites are just as elegant as the bubbles. Set across two floors, the dimly-lit Champagne bar has a slick, urban-luxe feel with exposed brick walls, parquet flooring and plenty of high tables, leather banquettes and bar [...]

January 10, 2014 × 0 comments
Top Foodie Moments of 2013

Top Foodie Moments of 2013

2013 has been a year of amazing foodie adventures, from low-key, local discoveries to hot Michelin star restaurants on the other side of the world. My biggest highlight of the year has been visiting China twice and being blown away by the incredible, authentic food there, particularly the addictive dim [...]

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December 31, 2013 × 0 comments