Monthly Archives: April 2010

Wine of the Month: 2007 Berry Bros & Rudd’s 2007 Extra Ordinary White

This month’s choice brings a taste of zest to the palate and is sipped with earnest hopes for a lovely summer. Indeed, with its light and lemony finish, Berry Bros & Rudd’s 2007 Extra Ordinary White is a winner of … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Bounding

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Palm Court at The Langham Hotel Awarded Top London Afternoon Tea (Londonist)

Palm Court at The Langham Hotel Awarded Top London Afternoon Tea Londonist, April 29, 2010 3:01 PM Perhaps it’s only fitting that the place to first commercially offer afternoon tea in London should now be recognized as having the best … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Restraint

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Shoreditch House Opens Shoreditch Rooms (Londonist)

Shoreditch House Opens Shoreditch Rooms Londonist, April 28, 2010 5:04 PM Shoreditch House has recently launched Shoreditch Rooms, bringing 26 bedrooms to the East End’s glam private members club (we actually bumped into a minor TV sleb in the lift … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Night Unfurled

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Time to Write Your Harden’s Reviews and Receive a Free 2011 London & UK Restaurant Guide (Londonist)

Time to Write Your Harden’s Reviews and Receive a Free 2011 London & UK Restaurant Guide Londonist, April 28, 2010 2:39 PM Complete Harden’s latest restaurant survey now earn a free copy of their 2011 London & UK Restaurant guide … Continue reading

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Britain’s Oldest Indian Restaurant Veeraswamy Brings Back the Darwan (Londonist)

Established in 1926, Veeraswamy is Britain’s oldest Indian restaurant, one of London’s oldest surviving restaurants and possibly one of its most lauded. Indeed, National Geographic reckons Veeraswamy is among the ten best “destination and special restaurants” in the world. Still … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Sunset Over Knightsbridge

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Rowley’s Entrecote Steak at Mandeville Hotel’s deVille Restaurant (Londonist)

Rowley’s Entrecote Steak at Mandeville Hotel’s deVille Restaurant Londonist, April 27, 2010 11:30 AM It’s become deliciously difficult for Londonist to pass through Marylebone without stumbling upon a slab of beef these days. From insurgent burgers to Parisian steak-frites phenoms, the area’s … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Evening, Westerly

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London Daily Photo: Blue Field

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London Daily Photo: On the Outside Looking In

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London Daily Photo: Brit Relay

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In Pictures: Bompas & Parr’s Parliamentary Waffle House (Londonist)

In Pictures: Bompas & Parr’s Parliamentary Waffle House Londonist, April 23, 2010 1:00 PM It’s a pop-up. But one with a political twist. Bompas and Parr‘s Parliamentary Waffle House opened last night near Carnaby Street offering the Soho populace an … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Written in Stone

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London Daily Photo: Mind the Gaping Vacant Retail Space on One of London’s Busiest Commercial Streets!

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Upcoming Guru Event: Cuban Cigar Walk London (Qype does London)

Upcoming Guru Event: Cuban Cigar Walk London Qype does London, April 21st 2010 For cigar smokers, this fun and photogenic guided tour is a must-do. Even for non-cigar smokers, learning about Mayfair, Churchill and such while visiting some of London’s … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Closed Borders

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London Daily Photo: Pedestrians

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Interview: High Roller Society (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Interview: High Roller Society Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, April 2010 The name ‘High Roller Society‘ comes from the streets. It has something to do with paint rollers… as in painting on buildings, painting high with an extended roller pole … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Spittoon

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katsu curious? try the new tsuru near liverpool street station (lastminute.com blog)

katsu curious? try the new tsuru near liverpool street station lastminute.com blog, april 18, 2010 – 3:03 pm Hovering around Liverpool Street Station looking for something to eat? How about trying some of London’s best sushi and Japanese cuisine at … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Unseated

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Heading to Toronto? Check out Torontoist

For those booking flights to Toronto, might I recommend familiarizing yourselves with the Torontoist.com before checking in at the airport? That is, of course, if the volcanic ash from Iceland moves along and European airports can actually open again! One of … Continue reading

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Lastminute.com’s Topsee App Now for iPad too!

Not just for the iPhone anymore, Lastminute.com’s Topsee application is now available for free download on the iPad too (I’m still holding out for a Blackberry version).  The following Lastminute.com Labs video offers a preview of how awesome the application … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: ROH

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These Shoes Were Made for Bloggin’

So, the Volcanic ASH-tastrophe means we’ve got an unexpected – but certainly most welcome – guest stranded here at the tikichris ranchero. This ASH-fugee (as my wife’s started to call her) was the gracious host for a significant chunk of … Continue reading

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John Fowler Holiday Parks

Cornwall photo by Brron With the “chaos” of a volcanic ash cloud drifting in from Iceland, one more reason to stay in the UK for your next holiday has been added to a seemingly ever increasing list of potential holiday hassles. … Continue reading

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The Anthologist Opens on Gresham Street (Londonist)

The Anthologist Opens on Gresham Street Londonist, April 15, 2010 8:42 PM The Fela Kuti was thumping, the Pommery flowed freely and a well heeled queue lined the street eager to be granted entry. The launch of The Anthologist, the … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Lunch Date

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New Restaurant Review: Pinchitotapas WC1 (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Pinchitotapas WC1 Londonist, April 15, 2010 1:57 PM On our invited visit to PinchitoTapa’s new digs, we noted a steady stream of peeps popping in for lunch. Merely weeks old, many of the diners nevertheless seemed to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Guru Event: Samosa Making Workshop at Chilli Chutney (Qype does London)

Upcoming Guru Event: Samosa Making Workshop at Chilli Chutney Qype does London, April 14th 2010 Here in London, Chilli Chutney in Streatham does samosas right and has invited Qype around to have a go at making our own. I recently enjoyed a … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Run

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Canada? Oh! Canada.

Happy Beaver photo by stevehdc I’m not sure I can honestly say that I’ve never met a Canadian whom I didn’t like but more often than not when I encounter an especially northern North American, I’m left with the impression … Continue reading

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