Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lazy Loaf Sunday Brunch @ Bread Street Kitchen (Londonist)

A few functional hiccups aside, Bread Street Kitchen slices a Lazy Loaf brunch that’s worth recommending. Lazy Loaf Sunday Brunch @ Bread Street Kitchen Londonist, 31 March 2012

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Taste of London Foodie Fest Returns for a 9th Summer of Yum (OneTravel)

Already a red letter date on foodie calendars, the Taste of London 2012 promises to be bigger and yummier than in years past. Taste of London Foodie Fest Returns for a 9th Summer of Yum OneTravel, 30 March 2012

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London Daily Photo: Industry

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Hunt for Giant Fabergé Easter Eggs Across London (CheapOair)

The Big Egg Hunt is a plan hatched by two charities, Elephant Family and Action for Children. The goal is to get people involved in a record breaking egg hunt across Central London and to help raise money for and … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Mr Chicken & Meat

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Lonely Planet Street Food Festival

I popped round to the Lonely Planet Street Food Festival last night at Village Underground in Shoreditch. The event was to celebrate the launch of Lonely Planet’s latest title, The World’s Best Street Food. There were London based street vendors … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Dickhead Hard Hat

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Harrod’s for Beginners: Your Guide to London’s Most Famous Store (OneTravel)

The five acre Harrods has more than 350 departments and over a million square feet of retail space. Harrod’s for Beginners: Your Guide to London’s Most Famous Store OneTravel, 28 March 2012

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New Afternoon Teas Coming to the Intercontinental London Park Lane (Londonist)

… for those who want to have their dainty delicacies and eat them too, you’ll be happy to know this tasteful yet playful tea is as artfully prepared as it is presented. New Afternoon Teas Coming to the Intercontinental London … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Currents

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at London’s M&M’s World (CheapOair)

… 35,000 square feet of retail space, Europe’s first and only M&M’s World is actually the largest candy store on the planet. Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at London’s M&M’s World CheapOair, 27 March 2012

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What’s for Lunch? Searcys, The Gherkin (Londonist)

Members only fine dining “delivered in elegant, minimalistic surroundings” with a fantastic 360° panorama from 180 metres above London in one of its most iconic buildings: Yeah, lunch (or any excuse to visit) at the top of the Gherkin makes … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Neighbours

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London Daily Photo: The Mothership

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Photo Story: Neon Lights of Nash-Vegas (Urban Travel Blog)

Bright neon lights, fat American tourists and lots and lots of booze? Are we in Vegas? Not quite: welcome to downtown Nashville, y’all, where southern hospitality is alive and well. Beyond the neon glow and the cheap-ass souvenir shops, downtown … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: On Your Marks

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London Daily Photo: Coming Soon

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Lordy Lordy, I’m Turnin’ 40!

Photo by Annie Mole I turn 40 in less than a week. Compared to some other folk I know who’ve already topped that proverbial hill, I think I’m rather blasé about hitting the big 4-O. Still it’s a pretty ponderous … Continue reading

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Puma Relaunch, Carnaby Street

I was invited to the re-opening of Puma‘s flagship shop on Carnaby Street. For the event, they threw “The PUMA Tea Party” and transformed corners of the sleek, Euro-vibrant shoe store into a dainty, vintage tea shop. It’s was a … Continue reading

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London Gallery Hop: 23 March 2012 (Londonist)

Louise Bourgeois does psychoanalysis, late works by the master of low art, constructed environments in Hoxton and gambling with words in a live unrehearsed performance. London Gallery Hop: 23 March 2012 Londonist, March 23, 2012 

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London Daily Photo: Loom

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London Food & Drink News: 22 March 2012 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 22 March 2012 Londonist, March 22, 2012 The Social teams up with The London Particular, West Norwood gets a Slow Food Festival and more food and drink news for London.  READ MY COMPLETE POST: London … Continue reading

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London to Amsterdam by Train (CheapOair)

London to Amsterdam by Train CheapOair, March 22, 2012 A journey by train from London and Amsterdam starts at London’s St Pancras International Station where you hop on the London to Brussels route of the Eurostar. The Eurostar gets you … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Blue Morning

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London Daily Photo: Contour

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Lonely Planet Turns to Street Food (CheapOair)

Street food is such a trendy topic at the moment and has been developing into such a burgeoning scene at such a rapid pace in London that travel guide extraordinaries, Lonely Planet, reckon it’s time to host their very own Street … Continue reading

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007 Turns 50 This Summer at the Barbican, London (OneTravel)

007 Turns 50 This Summer at the Barbican, London  OneTravel, March 20, 2012   With an exhibition promising to shake but definitely not stir your sense of adventure, this summer London‘s Barbican Centre will mark the 50th anniversary of one of … Continue reading

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What’s For Lunch? Union Jacks, Central St Giles (Londonist)

What’s For Lunch? Union Jacks, Central St Giles  Londonist, March 20, 2012 Jamie goes family friendly and redefines the pizza with his latest restaurant offering. And guess what? It’s pretty good. READ MY COMPLETE REVIEW: What’s For Lunch? Union Jacks, … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Mound

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Making Martin Wishart’s Puy Lentils with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette (Great British Chefs)

Making Martin Wishart’s Puy Lentils with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette Great British Chefs, March 20, 2012 The recipe’s ingredients are pretty basic, a good number of which you probably already have in your home. Plus, the recipe includes two kinds of … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Connect

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Josper Grilling @ Caxton Grill, St Ermin’s Hotel, St James’s (Londonist)

Josper Grilling @ Caxton Grill, St Ermin’s Hotel, St James’s Londonist, March 18, 2012 Caxton Grill is one of very few restaurants in London to feature a Josper Grill (the second ever in town according to the folks there), thus … Continue reading

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Wine of the Month: 2010 La Cadène, Côtes du Rhône Villages, Domaine Chaume Arnaud

A mostly good but very long week rolled up to a quiet Friday night at home. Having this Côtes du Rhône white in the fridge was a relief. A simple but satisfying mozzarella salad, some taramosalata on toast and a … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Span

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New Pub Review: The Hunter S., De Beauvoir Town (Londonist)

New Pub Review: The Hunter S., De Beauvoir Town Londonist, March 12, 2012 … contemporary, and especially pervy, accoutrements and lippy urinals in the men’s room are possibly worth a visit on their own … READ MY COMPLETE REVIEW: New … Continue reading

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