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Win a Range of Barman Sirops, Cans and Gourmet Drops from Teisseire

Teisseire has been making French sirop from naturally filtered water in the alps since 1720. The sirops come in a huge variety of flavours – from strawberry to cactus – among the most popular are Passionfruit, Raspberry, Lemon, Caramel, Mojito, Pink Grapefruit and Grenadine. They’re more flexible than cordials and go with both hot or cold drinks. Fancy a summery dash of French flair for free? I’ve teamed up with Teisseire to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a range barman sirops, cans and gourmet drops. Continue reading

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Win a £50 Online Farmers’ Market Shopping Spree + Free Delivery from Bonativo

Bonativo delivers fresh, unique products from producers who can only usually be found at farmers’ markets and specialty shops. I tried the service out recently and was impressed with the items I was able to purchase and by the use of use of the site and the speed at which my order was delivery. For your own taste of this nifty idea and a free chance to shop at this “online farmers’ market” for free, keep reading to find out about an exclusive giveaway competition Bonativo is running for my readers. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #42

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the lowdown on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Jean-Pierre Braganza Limited Edition Sunglasses for … Continue reading

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Get a Free Side with Your Lobster Roll or Calamari Club at Fraq’s Lobster Shack

Love lobster and calamari? Ever find yourself passing through Goodge Street or around Tottenham Court Road? Like getting yummy stuff for free? Then check this out! I’ve joined forces with PocketHighStreet and Fraq’s Lobster Shack to offer tikichris readers a special discount: one free side order with any purchase of a Boston Lobster Roll or a Calamari Club Roll when you buy your roll online at pockethighstreet.com or via the handy dandy PocketHighStreet app. Continue reading

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Yelp x tikichris: #CariocaSummer in Brixton!

Yes, I’ve raved about Carioca’s breakfast, and now I’m going back to try the summer menu and bringing a few lucky Yelpers and bloggers along for a samba-licious sip of the restaurant’s signature caipirinha followed by an exclusive sharing selection of Carioca’s classic Brazilian starters and refreshing new summer mains. Continue reading

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Win the Full Range of Doisy & Dam Superfood Chocolate Bars #superchoc

Doisy & Dam makes and packages chocolate by hand in the UK, using globally sourced ingredients and high quality organic dark chocolate. Ingredients include superfoods – like goji, maca, spirulina, hempseed, and lucuma – for uniquely delicious results with an added boost of yummy energy and a wealth of health benefits. Continue reading

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Win Two New #MojoRisin Aromatic Chilli Relishes from That Hungry Chef

Looking for something to spice up the summer? How about a couple of jars of instant yum? I’m offering one lucky reader the chance to win two new palate pleasing and oh-so aromatic chilli relishes from That Hungry Chef. Continue reading

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Find Sicily’s Tastiest Spots with the Free Agromobile App (OneTravel)

A recent and delicious visit to Sicily was made all the more juicy, fruitful and scenic with the Agromobile app. Agromobile is a website and a free to download app sharing food and wine related itineraries in Sicily. Interested “land … Continue reading

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Win Dinner for Four + Two Bottles of Wine at Vapiano

Vapiano is a great value restaurant with pasta starting from just £6.95 and all pasta, sauces, pizzas and salads made completely fresh in-house everyday. It’s quite a feat, especially when you consider that 27,000 customers are served each week across its trio of London outlets alone. Want to add to the impress count of Vapiano’s happy pasta and pizza fans … and have your meal for even better value than usual (as in for free)? Keep reading for a chance to win dinner for four with wine at one of the Italian restaurant group’s London outlets. Continue reading

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Win VIP Access to Yelp’s Mad Scientist Soiree at Strongroom Bar in Shoreditch

Exploding cocktails? A GIF Photo Booth? A mini ice cream festival? 600 Mad Scientists? And all for free? Yeah, I’m teaming up with Yelp again to bring more fun your way. This time, I’m helping spread the word about Dr Xander Alexander’s Mad Scientist Soiree. Presented by Yelp and Digital Shoreditch at Strongroom on Tuesday 12 May, it’s totally free and promises to be an absolute hoot. Read on! Continue reading

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Give Me Space: Make Room | Save Money | Win Big

Here’s a recap of the posts I’ve written over the past few months while taking SpaceWays for a spin … plus a reminder of the big competition for six months of free storage … and even a discount code for your first time using SpaceWays! I’m really pleased with my SpaceWays experience and am happy to recommend this urban storage service to anyone looking for affordable and convenient solutions for finding some breathing room in the big city. Continue reading

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Win a Variety Pack of Jaz & Jul’s Origin Mixture Drinking Chocolate

Award winning independent chocolate makers, Jaz & Jul’s, are launching a new Origin range of drinking chocolates. Featuring three single-origin dark hot chocolates made with cacao grown in a different region (Madagascar, Peru, Brazil) for a collection of subtle yet indulgent flavours. Keen to find out how to get a sneaky peek taste ahead of all the other choco-fiends? Keep reading, my cocoa loving friends. Continue reading

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Give Me Space: Stowing (It) Away

Got a gap year coming up? Longing for a long holiday abroad? Or maybe you’ve got guests coming to visit and you need to make some room for them? Whatever your particular travel-related situation, finding a short, convenient and affordable way to stow your stuff while you head off on an adventure (or when BFF adventurers beckon at your door) can sometimes mean all the difference between being a carefree wanderer or gracious host and having to stay put and lonely at home. Continue reading

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Win a Complete Range of Jealous Sweets Jewel Box Treats

Candy! Candy! Candy! Some of the tastiest I’ve come across in a long while are Jealous Sweets’ “Sweet Seduction” jewels. And – because I’m such a super nice fella – here’s a chance for you to win the complete range of these treats to try for yourself. Continue reading

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Eastern Exchanges at Manchester Art Gallery

I had a splendid afternoon crashing the press preview of the newly opened Eastern Exchanges: East Asia Craft and Design exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery yesterday. More than a few standout pieces – as well as a chance to peek at a couple of other shows now on and to have a look at the gallery’s impression permanent collection – made my northward daytrip well worth the time on the train. Fans of design would do well to follow suit before the show closes at the end of May.Continue reading

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Win a Box of Wine from The Grape Club

I have recently tried and would love to recommend to you The Grape Club,– an online London-based subscription service that sends an assortment of four bottles of wine in a sturdy and easily transportable box to its members every month. There’s no membership fee, just a month payment of £45, which covers all the costs of having the club deliver a quartet of smartly selected quality quaffs directly to your door. Keep reading for more grape news about this new service as well as details about the chance to win a selection of four wines from The Grape Club. Continue reading

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Yelp x tikichris: Morning Espresso Event at Bar Termini

The espresso masterclass will be held Sunday 19 April from 10.30am, and numbers for the class will be low (ten or under). During it, we’ll learn how to roast, pour, and create the perfect espresso. There will be some (so amazing you won’t believe it) pastries to enjoy as well as some other surprises … maybe even some cocktails if it hits after noon and we’re feeling saucy. Continue reading

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JD X Puma: Trinomic XT1 Treasure Hunt

Running (pun intended) alongside the launch of the Puma Trinomic XT1, JD Sports has teamed up with Puma and five magazines for a sneaker-ific treasure hunt across four UK cities and then New York. The hunt starts today (18 March 2015), and first up is London where somewhere an empty branded trainer display box has been placed. The lucky person who gets to it before anyone else will win two pairs of Puma XT1 trainers as well as the display box. Keen for clues? Ready, steady … Continue reading

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Win The Easter Collection from Hotel Chocolat

What’s in Hotel Chocolat’s 2015 Easter Collection? What isn’t? might be the better question to ask! Keep reading to find out how you can win this epic assortment of chocolaty Easter treats for yourself. Continue reading

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Give Me Space: Getting Ready for a Clean Spring

The tease of longer days and warmer weather has been in the air lately. Time to plan a spring cleaning? As mentioned in the initial post of my Give Me Space mini-series, over the next few months, I’m going to trial new urban storage service SpaceWays and share my thoughts about the service with you. Continue reading

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Syngenta Photography Award Exhibition: Scarcity-Waste at Somerset House

Syngenta Photography Award winners have been announced and their works are now on show in an exhibition at Somerset House centred round the themes of scarcity and waste. Continue reading

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Get Lucky Riding with Addison Lee over St Patrick’s Day Weekend

To celebrate its Irish roots, Addison Lee, is offering the code to customers travelling to or from postcodes around the St Patrick’s Day Parade at Trafalgar Square (WC2, SW1 and W1). The code is valid on Sunday 15th March and redeemable once per customer. Continue reading

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Win a Night Out in Notting Hill with Yelp and Bubbleology

Check out this chance for you and a guest to attend an exclusive “After Dark” tasting hosted by Yelp at Bubbleology in Notting Hill on Friday 27 March . Continue reading

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March Issue of UK Cigar Scene Out Now

The third issue of the monthly UK Cigar Scene Magazine is now online and ready for download. Each issue of UK Cigar Scene is free to download and includes a video interview with a key cigar personality along with news … Continue reading

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Win a Complete Range of Dahlias For Gourmets from Lubera #DeliDahlias

Are you a gourmet with a green thumb? Then here’s a giveaway competition for you! I’ve teamed up with the “fruitful gardening folks” at Lubera to get the word out about their exclusive DeliDahlias range. These new dahlias for foodies offer all the beauty of these bright majestic blooms combined with the superb flavour. Keep reading to find out about the chance to win the complete range of six DeliDahlias for your own garden (and kitchen)! Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: Institute of Sexology … Chris, Should We Talk?

So here’s something funny. Invited to publish this promotional video on my blog to help raise awareness of the Wellcome Collection’s The Institute of Sexology exhibition, I was sitting in bed viewing it when something came up and I had to step away from my laptop, pausing the clip at about 50 seconds into it. Then Kemey came to bed, inadvertently giving my screen a glance. Continue reading

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UK Cigar Scene Magazine Issue Two Out Now

Issue number two of the new monthly UK Cigar Scene Magazine is now online and ready for download. Each issue of UK Cigar Scene is free to download and includes a video interview with a key cigar personality along with … Continue reading

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Give Me Space: Does Urban Storage Have to be a Complicated Hassle?

Most Londoners I know are sharing a residence with housemates or managing the best they can on their own or with a partner or family … and in the vast majority of cases they have little or no storage space. And it seems that the more convenient the location or newer the property, the less likely they are to have even the most basic of facilities for putting things away and keeping them safe.
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Get a Free Hot Chocolate at Hotel Chocolat Cafes All Valentine’s Week!

To show my readers how much I appreciate each and every one of you for supporting my blog, I’ve come up with a sweetheart of an offer that’s good all Valentine’s Week: FREE hot chocolate from Hotel Chocolat! Continue reading

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eHarmony Promo Code + a Chance to Win a Month’s Worth of Popcorn

eHarmony has launched a new #LoveCinema campaign. To help them spread the word, I’ve team up with the popular dating site and with Metcalfe’s Skinny Topcorn to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a month’s worth of popcorn for free. I’ve also got a generous promo code to share that gives anyone signing up to eHarmony a 12 month membership at £9.95 a month – a 38% discount on the sites’ standard 12 month membership (and 75% off the monthly rate). Continue reading

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Addison Lee and the #MillionPoundGiveaway

Addison Lee, has announced a £1 million fare giveaway – its biggest ever price drop – offering London commuters £10 off up to 100,000 journeys from 20 January until 16 February 2015. To celebrate the new year, “Europe’s largest minicab … Continue reading

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Win an Assortment of Positively Good For You Olive Oils

Still resolved to stick with your new year hopes for a healthier lifestyle even as 2015 gets well settled in? Good for you! Positively Good For You actually. To help you maintain your momentum and enjoy the taste and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, here’s an opportunity to win a selection of Positively Good For You olive oils from southern Italy. Continue reading

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UK Cigar Scene Magazine First Issue Out Now

There’s a new monthly online magazine out now about the cigar scene. Titled (appropriately enough) UK Cigar Scene Magazine, each issue will be free to download and will include a video interview with a key cigar personality along with news of events, gossip, and more stogie related info celebrating the specialists, their staff and the many personalities who enjoy a fine cigar here “in one of the world’s most energetic cigar scenes.” Continue reading

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Free Breakfast with Lyle’s Golden Syrup: Victoria Station, Wednesday 14 January

Lyle’s Golden Syrup is going to treat folks passing through Victoria Station to a free breakfast during the morning of Wednesday the 14th. Continue reading

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Win All Dark or Paleo Chocolate with Hotel Chocolat’s #CocoaDetox

Doing a “detox” for January? How about a cocoa detox? No, I’m not necessarily talking about excluding chocolate from your diet. I’m talking about considering the benefits of cocoa as part of any kind of diet … whether it’s dairy-free, gluten-free, diabetic, vegan, low carb, low sugar, sport performance or paleo. Keep reading to find out more about including cocoa in your healthy start to 2015 as well as an opportunity to win your choice of an All Dark Collection or a Paleo Light Gift Box from Hotel Chocolat. Continue reading

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