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#TCTalks | Episode 3 | #365LDNCafes

Did you ever wonder if it would be possible to visit a different independent café in London for every day of the year? It’s doable – and indeed has been done by Alexandra Kalinowski. I sat down recently with Alexandra for a conversation over coffee about her #365LDNCafes project and more. Continue reading

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The Dayrooms Café WC1

Aussie inspired The Dayrooms Café has opened a second outlet, this one on Theobald’s Road. Continue reading

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Christmas Menus at The Bull & The Hide

The Bull & The Hide pub has launched its A Very London Christmas festive season menus for 2017. I tagged along for a tasting of the Grazing menu, one of the pub’s four festive season packages offered. It featured heart … Continue reading

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Marks & Spencer’s Great Lunch Giveaway | Free Lunch to Win Every 12 Seconds | #mandsfreelunch

Starting Monday 18 September and running for two weeks, M&S is offering the chance for people to win a free lunch every 12 seconds. Continue reading

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Wine Explorers at Carluccio’s

On now and running until 1 October, Italian restaurant group Carluccio’s is sharing its passion for top quality but perhaps less celebrated Italian wines with its Wine Explorers special. Continue reading

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Preview: London Mezcal Week – A Celebration of Mezcal, Mexican Culture, Art and Food

In Oaxaca, Mexico they say that mezcal doesn’t make you drunk, it makes you magical. If you’ve tried it you know what they mean. If you haven’t, you’re about to because the first official London Mezcal Week is happening this week, 11 to 17 September 2017. Continue reading

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Win Two Bottles Each of the Five New Soda Folk Flavours

Thirsty for something deliciously different, made with care and with only a few quality ingredients? Soda Folk’s got five new flavours for you to try. And get this! One of you lucky tikichris readers can have two bottles each of … Continue reading

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Rhythm Kitchen at Westfield Stratford City

At Westfield Stratford City and craving something good to eat? Might I recommend Rhythm Kitchen for quality Caribbean food? Continue reading

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“Meet the Makers” at The Stoke House, Nova Victoria

Nova Victoria’s modern British carvery, The Stoke House, is to launch a new series of “Meet the Makers” dining events to showcase its menu of locally sourced products and highlight the inspiration behind Chef Pete Denhart’s creations. Continue reading

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Very Lazy Cooking Course at Food @ 52

I’ve just never loved being in the kitchen. Somehow I become impatient. Chopping up a million things is not my idea of a great time. Somehow the heat gets put on too high. Paprika or cayenne? Sorry what, those are different spices? Continue reading

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My Old Dutch Pancake House, High Holborn

Craving pancakes? My Old Dutch does them right with efficient service. Continue reading

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The World’s 15 Most Important Tiki Bars (Punch)

I was honoured and happy to offer my own humble opinion when Punch got in touch to ask my help compiling a list of of the world’s most important tiki bars. Continue reading

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The Oystermen Seafood Bar & Kitchen

The recently opened Oystermen Seafood Bar & Kitchen brings the best oysters, seafood and fish from across the British Isles to a pleasant (and pleasantly pared down) Covent Garden dining space. Continue reading

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Great Jamaican Cuisine at Rudie’s in Dalston

I don’t go out for Jamaican or Caribbean food all that often in London. It’s not because I don’t love the cuisine but because (save for a short list of awesome places) I tend to find most of what’s on offer doesn’t live up to my expectations of how good the food can be. So I’m pleased to report my recent dinner at Rudie’s in Dalston turned out to be such a tasty treat. Continue reading

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Ted’s Grooming Room

For a shave and a haircut (and a chance to relax) head to Ted’s Grooming Room. Continue reading

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Jose Gordon’s El Capricho Menu at The World’s End Market

King’s Road restaurant, The World’s End Market, has launched a new “Jose Gordon (El Capricho)” menu offering select cuts of extra mature ox meat reared and aged by Spanish grill master, ox farmer and Chef Patron of acclaimed El Capricho restaurant (and Netflix star), Jose Gordon. Continue reading

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Bottomless Brunch at The Vincent

The Vincent near Hackney Downs has launched a weekend brunch menu featuring bottomless coffee, cocktails and prosecco alongside a yummy assortment of breakfast and otherwise brunch-able dishes. Continue reading

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Win a Pair of Tickets to Foodies Festival with Feeney’s Irish Cream

I’ve teamed up with Feeney’s Irish Cream to offer the chance for one lucky tikichris reader to win a pair of tickets to the Foodies Festival at Alexandra Palace in London or South Parks in Oxford. Continue reading

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New Cocktails at Great Northern Hotel

GNH Bar Head Bartender Harry Nikolaou’s brilliant creations beguiled as much as they refreshed, enticing as they intoxicated. Continue reading

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Llamb’s Day Dinner at Tom Simmons – Tower Bridge

Chef Tom Simmons of MasterChef – The Professionals 2011 fame has opened an eponymous restaurant (his first) at the south end of Tower Bridge, showcasing his admiration of British and French cuisine with an emphasis on his Pembrokeshire heritage and on sourcing high quality Welsh ingredients. Continue reading

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Official J&T of Juliette’s Interiors

So remember that Ginspiration Challenge I wrote about a few weeks ago? Well check it out: I won it! Continue reading

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Jazzgir, Canary Wharf

Jazzgir near South Quay brings Mediterranean cuisine with jazzy flair to the Docklands. Continue reading

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The Dayrooms Cafe

The Dayrooms Café – an “Aussie inspired café” in Notting Hill – is a pleasant spot for a casual meal and top quality coffee. Continue reading

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Jinkx Monsoon of RuPaul’s Drag Race at Leicester Square Theatre

Season 5 winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jinkx Monsoon returns to the London stage this October with a short string of nightly shows at Leicester Square Theatre as part of the drag performers UK tour. Continue reading

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Mr Black’s Espresso Martini Festival

Coffee liqueur company, Mr Black, is launching London’s first festival dedicated to the espresso martini. Mr Black’s Espresso Martini Festival will run from 10 to 12 August at a range of bars, cafes and restaurants in London. Continue reading

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California: Designing Freedom at the Design Museum

The California: Designing Freedom exhibition at London’s Design Museum takes a look at America’s most populous state and its most popular contributions to design. Continue reading

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Get a Free Cocktail at Barsmith in Farringdon #BarsmithGoesTiki

Popular Farringdon watering hole, Barsmith, has “gone tiki” for the summer. The bar has gone generous too with an exclusive offer of a free cocktail to 50 tikichris readers. Continue reading

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Tickets for London Restaurant Festival Go on Sale

London Restaurant Festival will celebrate its 9th year of foodie fun this October. Tickets are now on sale for the month long citywide festival (with some of the biggest events already sold out or soon to be). Continue reading

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Cocktail Recipe: Juliette’s Garden G&T

Fancy a refreshing gin and tonic with a light floral bouquet and a hint of island spice? Try my recipe for Juliette’s Garden G&T. Continue reading

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HotTug London

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a HotTug comes to London. Yes, a floating hot tub. It’s basically bathception. Continue reading

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The Wigmore Opens at The Langham

Luxury HQ, The Langham London hotel, has opened a pub. Set at the original entrance to the hotel (and most recently the former lobbly of the hotel’s spa), The Wigmore is a spacious, high ceilinged place for drinks and casual dining. Continue reading

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Adam Rawson Launches Bite Me Burger Co

Chef Adam Rawson has launched Bite Me Burger Co, a mini-burger only eatery on Kingsway just a short stroll from Holborn Station. Continue reading

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Joe Allen is Moving … But Only 25m Down the Street

Stalwart Theatreland haunt, Joe Allen, is leaving its basement home of 40 years to make way for a boutique hotel. Don’t worry though. Owners have already commenced work at a new location, only 25m down the street. Continue reading

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Win £500 and a Crate of Ale from 24hourlondon

Download an app (for free), tell the developers what you honestly think about it and win £500 plus a crate of craft beer? Where do I sign up?!? Keep reading for details about a fun competition from 24hourlondon offering the chance to win £500 and a crate of Tremethick craft ale. Continue reading

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Comida Fest 2017

Did you miss Comida Fest at Cutty Sark Gardens in Greenwich this past weekend? Well then you missed a couple of days of foodie fun. But don’t feel too bad about it. There’ll be a couple of other opportunities to … Continue reading

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