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Good Food and Excellent Cocktails at Malmaison London

Chez Mal, the restaurant at the Malmaison London hotel is a smart choice for a good meal and fine cocktail. Continue reading

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Finger Lickin’ Pheasant? Limited Edition Phast Phood Pheast at The Jugged Hare Pub

Popular Barbican Gastropub, The Jugged Hare, is launching a limited edition “Finger Lickin’ Pheasant Bucket” available from 16 to 22 November in celebration of National Pheasant Week. Feeling game? I was when I accepted an invitation to sample a bucket. … Continue reading

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Ask for Janice

This casual bar and restaurant is a welcome addition to the cluster of food and drink options around Smithfield Market. I loved sipping my Beast of Bourbon cocktail (Woodford Reserve, sweet vermouth, crème de mure, £9). The stout salt squid (£8) was pretty yummy too as was most everything else I nibbled. I wasn’t too sure about my grenadine-y seasonal pickles (£3) though. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: John Trundle Highwalk

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Golden Lane Estate and Me: Documentary Screening at Exhibit Gallery, EC1

As I told filmmaker Esther Johnson, the year I lived at Golden Lane Estate was “very potent”. That she happened to come round the estate looking for residents to interview for her film, The View From My Window Tells Me I’m Home, just seemed like a fantastic coincidence to have someone there to document it for me. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Random International: Rain Room at the Barbican Centre

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10 Best London Restaurants of 2012

2012, what a delicious year for London! This city – this big old convoluted mess of a city – kept improving its flavour profile and coming up with new and better ways to offer locals and visitors alike more choice … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Inside the Conservatory at Night

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London Daily Photo: Lines

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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? Morgan M Barbican (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? Morgan M Barbican Londonist, March 6, 2012 at 11:30 am Do people still power lunch? If so, they’d be wise to do it at Morgan M. Located across from Smithfield Market and skirting the rim of the … Continue reading

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Morgan M? Mmm! – Meunier’s New Bistro Reviewed (Great British Chefs)

Morgan M? Mmm! – Meunier’s New Bistro Reviewed Great British Chefs, February 11, 2012 If you want to splash out for Valentine’s Day but your budget doesn’t stretch to full Michelin star dining, why not try the next best thing … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: £30 Trees, £40 Trees

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London Daily Photo: Golden Lane Estate

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London Daily Photo: Well Beaten

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London Daily Photo: Scape

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London Daily Photo: Up

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London Daily Photo: John Wesley’s Strangely Warmed Heart

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London Daily Photo: Soothed

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London Daily Photo: South Switch Room

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Photos: Whitecross Street Market (London Hotels Blog)

Photos: Whitecross Street Market Chris Osburn London Hotels Blog February 22, 2009 Looking for a quick and delicious lunch during the week? How about an interesting street for a midday stroll? Consider Whitecross Street, where pinstriped business executives queue up … Continue reading

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