Five Mile Menu – A Great British Journey

Five Mile Menu – A Great British Journey

The first ever mention in history of London's darling Borough Market is to be found in the Scandinavian collection of sagas Heimskringla (1014). Snorri Sturluson speaks of a "...great market town called Southwark...” A few unforgettable millennia forward and Borough Market holds a treasured place in every Londoner's heart. We simply adore it. We do so as it brings together [...]

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Millennials to Drink Coffee in a Victorian … Ahem … Setting

Millennials to Drink Coffee in a Victorian … Ahem … Setting

Attendant, the uber cool coffee shop concept developed by Bosh McKeown and Ryan De Oliveira, is set to arrive in Fitzrovia just in time for Christmas. A Victorian gentleman’s toilet, perfectly located, at the corner of Foley Street and Great Titchfield Street will now be a flagship for the chain which already boasts properties in [...]

Pre Christmas Feasting with Parma Ham

Pre Christmas Feasting with Parma Ham

Christmas always comes earlier than we can agree on. One thing I am happy to concede is that preparations must start early. Whilst it is NOT OK to decorate your home before 1st December food preparation must start early. My grandmother would soak dried fruit in brandy as early as October to be used in [...]

Hoxton Serves up Some Flavour

Hoxton Serves up Some Flavour

How do you like your art? Shaken, not stirred? How about edible? Well, now anything has been made possible. Smith and Sinclair, who made all our grown up dreams come true by creating alcohol pastilles, have teamed up with the equally indulgent Lanique liqueur to bring us The Flavour Gallery. Read my full post at [...]