Monthly Archives: February 2012

Picasso & Modern British Art at Tate Britain (OneTravel)

Picasso & Modern British Art at Tate Britain OneTravel, Feb 29, 2012 Picasso & Modern British Art examines the reputation of this famed Spanish artist as well as the influence he held in Britain. It also shows how British artists … Continue reading

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Bell & Brisket Salt Beef Bar @ The Queen’s Head, Piccadilly Circus (Londonist)

Bell & Brisket Salt Beef Bar @ The Queen’s Head, Piccadilly Circus Londonist, February 29, 2012 at 11:30 am The late Victorian, newly refurbed and really rather pretty Queen’s Head pub near Piccadilly Circus has recently caught on to London’s craving … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? Old Tom’s Bar, Leadenhall Market (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? Old Tom’s Bar, Leadenhall Market Londonist, February 28, 2012 at 11:30 am Easy does it and it’s done quite well at Old Tom’s Bar, where grazing menus featuring British cheese and artisanal meat are paired with craft … Continue reading

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Radical Dining Society Promises a Convivial Dining Future (Great British Chefs)

Radical Dining Society Promises a Convivial Dining Future Great British Chefs, February 29, 2012 Yes, a unique dinner it truly was. Beyond commendable even. And very delicious, but was it radical? READ MY COMPLETE POST: Radical Dining Society Promises a … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Euston Road

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Explore More of London with Viator (CheapOair)

Explore More of London with Viator CheapOair, February 28, 2012 Coming to London and uncertain how, what and where to make the most of your time? Or do you already have plans to hit all the major sights but you’re still hoping … Continue reading

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Free Breakfast Gig Alert: The Drums @ Floridita (Londonist)

Free Breakfast Gig Alert: The Drums @ Floridita Londonist, February 28, 2012 at 14:00 pm Brooklyn popsters The Drums perform a free 20 minute acoustic set this Thursday morning at 8.15am at Floridita in Soho. READ MY COMPLETE POST: Free Breakfast Gig … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: E20

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London Daily Photo: Hi Viz

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London Daily Photo: Line ‘em up

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London Daily Photo: For the Gentry

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In Pictures: Hackney Homemade Food Market (Londonist)

In Pictures: Hackney Homemade Food Market Londonist, February 24, 2012 at 14:00 pm Home made quesadillas, pickles and sauerkraut (and that’s just the offering from one vendor ), boozed up hot chocolate, freshly made pasta, katsu curry, a delectable assortment … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Till Only Speed Remains

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Jamie Oliver’s New Union Jacks British “Pizza” Parlour (CheapOair)

Jamie Oliver’s New Union Jacks British “Pizza” Parlour CheapOair, February 23, 2012 Union Jacks is a family friendly casual restaurant featuring a “best of” British menu. The star of the menu is a selection of “flats” – these are essentially … Continue reading

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Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee (OneTravel)

Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee OneTravel, Feb 23, 2012 Doing the same thing (whatever that may be) for 60 years is a pretty big deal, and with respect to being a British monarch, it’s something that’s only been achieved once … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 23 February 2012 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 23 February 2012 Londonist, February 23, 2012 at 16:00 pm Bompas & Parr launch new “food explosion service for weddings” and more London-centric foodie news.  READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: 23 … Continue reading

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Third Time’s a Charm with Shaun Rankin’s Triple-Cooked Chips (Great British Chefs)

Third Time’s a Charm with Shaun Rankin’s Triple-Cooked Chips Great British Chefs, February 23, 2012  As a freelancer who works out of my flat, I found these chips a brilliantly low maintenance snack that required not much attention and had … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: “Poet and Hack”

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The Butt End Last Piece of Toast

Beer money. Coffee money. Electronic money. Cold hard cash. Liquidity. Spare change. Chump change. A Paypal account. Transferred funds. Current cleared balance. Money. I’ve got it. Not a lot and nowhere near as much as I’d like. But I’ve got … Continue reading

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Wine of the Month: 2010 Berrys’ Argentina Malbec, Pulenta, Mendoza

Valentine’s Day came late at tikichris towers this year. A week late actually, on Pancake Day. So maybe next week I’ll get around to doing a little pancake flipping in honour of the belated celebration. Until then, I bring you … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: At Ease

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Gin & Jazz at London’s Intercontinental Hotel (CheapOair)

Gin & Jazz at London’s Intercontinental Hotel CheapOair, February 21, 2012 Located in the heart of Mayfair, the Intercontinental London Park Lane is an excellent launch pad for a night on the town. And there are certainly far worse places … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? Obikà, Canary Wharf (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? Obikà, Canary Wharf Londonist, February 21, 2012 at 11.30 am Italian mozzarella champion Obikà launched its premiere London restaurant in Canary Wharf back in November. Purportedly Italy’s favourite restaurant group, Obikà’s focus is to offer premium Mozzarella … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Homerton High Street

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Have an Art Deco Day in Miami Beach (OneTravel)

Have an Art Deco Day in Miami Beach OneTravel, Feb 20, 2012 From sunup to sundown and all through the night, here’s a guide to how to have an art deco day in Miami Beach. Follow fully for a stylized … Continue reading

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Free Chips If You’re First This Week @ Kerbisher & Malt (Londonist)

Free Chips If You’re First This Week @ Kerbisher & Malt Londonist, February  20, 2012 at 16:08 pm … Shepherd’s Bush chippy, Kerbisher & Malt, are planing to commemorate fried spud week by offering complimentary chips to the first ten folk … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Flip

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Free Chips, Best Chips & More Chips for Chip Week (Great British Chefs)

Free Chips, Best Chips & More Chips for Chip Week Great British Chefs, February 19, 2012 Next week is Chip Week. Crass marketing ploy or thoughtful celebration of a much loved British traditional? You decide. But no matter how you slice it, … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Okay

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Chu-chuhk-a-chuhk Chu-chuhk-a-chuhk

Chu-chuhk-a-chuhk chu-chuhk-a-chuhk chu-chuhk-a-chuhk. All through the night. I love sleeping overnight on long train journeys. That is, if I’m in a sleeper car, anyway. The rhythm of the train barrelling down the tracks lulls me into dreamland, and then when … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Great Wall

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Hackney Homemade Food Market Kicks Off This Saturday (Londonist)

Hackney Homemade Food Market Kicks Off This Saturday Londonist, February  17, 2012 at 13:15 pm There’s a new food and drink market coming to Hackney tomorrow and from then on every Saturday from 11am to 4pm. Held on the grounds of … Continue reading

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Exploring London’s Leadenhall Market (OneTravel)

Exploring London’s Leadenhall Market OneTravel, Feb 16, 2012 You can find everything from fashion outlets to stationary shops at Leadenhall Market. But food is the main retail ingredient here. And that makes a lot of sense. Back in the 14th century, a … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Closer

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Innersound Speakers

I get paid to do some pretty strange things sometimes. I recently explained to someone that much of what I do to make money is sit on my sofa with my feet propped up and my Macbook on my lap. … Continue reading

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