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Pierre Hermé Paris Fetish Infiniment Vanille

Pierre Hermé Paris Fetish Infiniment Vanille

Pierre Hermé’s creativity never fails to amaze me, but his innovation goes far beyond presenting unexpected new flavour combinations.  Even classic tastes are elevated to divine new levels. Last week, I visited the gorgeous new Pierre Hermé store on Covent Garden’s Monmouth Street for an exclusive preview of the new [...]

March 13, 2015 × 0 comments
Dim Sum Lunch at Royal China Baker Street, London

Dim Sum Lunch at Royal China Baker Street, London

Royal China is quite an institution in London for traditional Chinese dishes and authentic dim sum.  The first Royal China restaurant opened in 1996 and has since expanded to six branches across London (plus one in Singapore). Royal China has been on my foodie ‘to do list’, so last week [...]

March 12, 2015 × 2 comments
Macaron Making at L’Orchidée, Westfield Stratford

Macaron Making at L’Orchidée, Westfield Stratford

Whenever I go to Westfield Stratford, I can’t resist grabbing a bite at one of its tempting eateries. I’ve worked my way through many of the shopping centre’s cafes and restaurants, but am always lured to the Great Eastern Market that offers a tasty selection of artisan bread, authentic Italian [...]

March 6, 2015 × 0 comments
Pop-Up Mexico Exhibition, London

Pop-Up Mexico Exhibition, London

Earlier this week, I headed over to the South Bank to experience modern Mexico in the heart of London. To celebrate the Year of Mexico in the UK, a state-of-the-art pop-up pavilion has arrived in Potters Field Park (previously in Madrid and Beijing), offering an insight into the diverse, fascinating [...]

March 1, 2015 × 0 comments
Mulberry A/W 15-16, London Fashion Week

Mulberry A/W 15-16, London Fashion Week

One of my favourite parts of London Fashion Week is seeing what Mulberry has in store for next season. I headed over to the gorgeous Mulberry HQ in Kensington to see the Autumn/Winter 2015-16 presentation and was impressed as ever. The British heritage brand’s love affair with old English houses continues, as [...]

February 27, 2015 × 0 comments
Hubbard & Bell at The Hoxton Holborn

Hubbard & Bell at The Hoxton Holborn

When my Parisian friends Coralie and Sunny came over to London for a whirlwind birthday trip, I knew exactly where they would be staying.  They’re pretty much Hoxton Hotel regulars now and this was the first time they would be trying The Hoxton Holborn. Whether we meet in Paris or [...]

February 23, 2015 × 4 comments
Mast Brothers Chocolate Arrives in Shoreditch, London

Mast Brothers Chocolate Arrives in Shoreditch, London

Brooklyn-based chocolate makers Mast Brothers is finally here in Shoreditch and what better time to launch than on Valentine’s Day? Brothers Rick and Michael Mast teased us with a chocolate pop-up at the nearby Ace Hotel and now London has the full experience at their sleek, minimal chocolate factory on Redchurch [...]

February 19, 2015 × 0 comments
Lunch at Kouzu – Belgravia, London

Lunch at Kouzu – Belgravia, London

London has no shortages of fine dining Japanese restaurants, but Belgravia restaurant Kouzu is rather special. Housed in a Grade-II listed 19th century mansion overlooking Victoria’s prestigious Grosvenor Gardens, Kouzu certainly looks the part.  Inside, the design is sleek and contemporary with a downstairs cocktail lounge and floating mezzanine with [...]

February 17, 2015 × 0 comments
Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse for a bit of a splurge, whether it’s a gift for your significant other or simply a treat for yourself. While I like to spend the most romantic day of the year getting slushy over a decadent meal and movie at home, I’m a [...]

February 10, 2015 × 0 comments
Templeton Place Luxury Serviced Apartments, London

Templeton Place Luxury Serviced Apartments, London

On my most recent travels, I had the pleasure of spending the night at Templeton Place luxury serviced apartments before jetting off from Heathrow to Miami the next morning. Templeton Place is part of London-based Supercity Aparthotels and the stylish sister property of The Rosebery in leafy Clerkenwell, where I [...]

February 3, 2015 × 1 comment
Bonapeti Plant-Based Meal Delivery

Bonapeti Plant-Based Meal Delivery

Nothing can beat the convenience of take-out when you’ve come home on a cold night and just want to have a hot meal and curl up on the sofa.  Sure, an indulgent curry with plenty of sides or a tasty pizza can hit the spot, but sometimes I’ll crave something [...]

February 2, 2015 × 0 comments
Chloé Debuts at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Chloé Debuts at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

It’s rare that I write about hotel packages, but Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London’s partnership with French fashion maison Chloé is just too fabulous not to share. I can’t resist a luxury fashion and hotel collaboration when it’s done well and the Chloé Debuts package is a cut above the rest. [...]

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January 29, 2015 × 0 comments