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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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Spaghetti House, Argyll Street

It’s one of those places I’ve walked by a gazillion times and never actually entered. But I have been curious these many years there whether or not Spaghetti House was any good. A recent invitation to review the Spaghetti House near Oxford Circus provided the chance to find out. Continue reading

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Stress-Free Summer Cooking with Chef Adam Gray

Chef Adam Gray’s recipe for grilled tuna steak with red cabbage coleslaw and stem broccoli is sizzling summer dish that’s super scrumptious and easy to prepare. Continue reading

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Cookery School Collaborates with Caprice Holdings Restaurants for New Gourmet Cooking Classes

Cookery School has teamed up with Caprice Holdings Restaurants to launch a new series of gourmet masterclasses for early 2015. Continue reading

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Ethos Meat-Free Restaurant, Eastcastle Street

Looking for healthy and tasty meat-free food in an attractive setting? Next time you’re passing through Oxford Circus and hankering something good to eat, keep newly opened restaurant, Ethos, in mind. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Packed

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London Daily Photo: Shoppers

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London Daily Photo: Oxford Circus

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London Daily Photo: This Guy’s Famous, Right?

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Carnaby Party Tonight

Tonight (1 May 2014) from 5 to 9pm, Carnaby will host the “ultimate shopping party” with more than 100 fashion brands, restaurants and bars coming together to share special offers, discounts, and more with fashionable folks just like you. There’ll be live music and free drinks too! Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Untitled

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London Daily Photo: Langham Place

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London Daily Photo: Regent

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Infinity Brunch at Aqua Kyoto

Upscale and great value in an elegant and easy to reach locale, the Infinity Brunch at swish Soho eatery, Aqua Kyoto, would be a wise addition to your bucket list of must-do London brunches. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Circus

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London Daily Photo: Station

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Quality Carnaby Haircuts for Men at Pankhurst Barbershop

Last week started off with a bit man pampering for me with a highly recommendable visit to Pankhurst barbershop in the Carnaby area of Soho. I went in for a beard trim and enjoyed every aspect of my upscale yet down to earth experience. Continue reading

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5 Great Cafes Near London’s Oxford Circus (CheapOair)

Yes, it’s invariable that I will leave at least a couple of great cafes off this list in my pursuit to share a few ideal places to have a quality coffee while keeping within striking distance of all on offer … Continue reading

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illy Regent Street

I don’t know about you and your line of work but as for me and mine, I run around all over town all day long. Often I find I’ve got time to kill between meetings and events. Sometimes it’s just 20 minutes, other times it might be a couple of hours. And just because I have time to kill doesn’t mean I have time to dawdle. I need to get in somewhere fast and park it during such spare moments – where I can tackle my inbox, draft my next blog post, maybe grab a bite to eat and (most importantly) have a cup of coffee. With the recently opened illy Regent Street, being able to do all this stuff in a seriously stylish and comfortable setting just became a real option for me. Continue reading

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Free Italian Cooking Class for Two at Cookery School This Saturday

Do you love Italian cooking but find that your version of al dente leaves you and your dinner guests feeling all disappointed? Here’s a chance for you and a friend to participant in an All Day Italian cooking class worth £300 in total this Saturday at Cookery School near Oxford Circus. Keen? Keep reading and buon appetito! Continue reading

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Top Tips for London’s Big Winter Sales (CheapOair)

London’s best shops and department stores may be taking down the Christmas lights and tossing their trees to the curb, but for bargain hunters visiting in search of a heavy dose of retail therapy the festivities have only just begun … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Great Marlborough

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Restaurant Review: Central & Co, Great Marlbourgh Street, Soho

What’s with all this “& Co” business in London these days? Here’s my third review in a row of an eatery with such a suffix to its name. Fortunately, my & Co trio has provided me with more than decent grub. In the case of Soho brasserie with chic basement bar, Central & Co, I found an especially convenient and fairly swank venue offering a something-for-everyone approach toward food and drink. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Sales On

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London Daily Photo: Oxford Street

Taken with the Nokia 808 Pureview, the next breakthrough in photography featuring a 41 megapixel sensor camera with Carl Zeiss lens. More specs here.

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Ponderous and Light-Hearted Shows Now on at the Photographers’ Gallery, London (CheapOair)

Open now and running through the beginning of September, The Photographers’ Gallery has two excellent (and free!) exhibitions on show … Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog. 

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2012 + Contemporary Japanese Photobooks @ The Photographers’ Gallery

Opening Friday 13 July at The Photographers’ Gallery are two excellent (and free!) exhibitions: the heady and contemplative Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2012 and the breezy and light-hearted Contemporary Japanese Photobooks. Both yield wonderful opportunities to view amazing photography and to … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Oxford Street

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The Photographers’ Gallery Reopens This Saturday, 19 May 2012

I got a press preview sneak peek at the new Photographers’ Gallery this morning. A much needed overhaul has resulted in it being a more architecturally interesting space with two extra storeys added and fairly stunning views of Soho and … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? Rosalind’s Kitchen, Little Portland Street (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? Rosalind’s Kitchen, Little Portland Street Londonist, October 12, 2011 at 11:30 am Rosalind’s Kitchen is a small but lovely take-out cafe sourcing seasonal ingredients from specialist suppliers for its daily changing menu. The location is central and … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos Tuesdays at Tortilla (Londonist)

Fish Tacos Tuesdays at Tortilla Londonist, September 1, 2010 11:28 AM Right tasty fish tacos may now be had at the Market Place location of London-based “Californian-Mexican” restaurant chain, Tortilla. At the moment, these pescatarian friendly comidas are only available … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Advertisement Featuring Women Who Probably Never Eat Anything as Caloric as Waffles But Nevertheless are Holding Waffles

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