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Autumn’s New Arrival: The Allegory

On the crisp autumn evening of 19th October, bar and restaurant heavyweights Drake and Morgan delivered their unmistakable dining style to East London. The Allegory opened it’s doors to a gathering of the capital’s press in Shoreditch in a much anticipated opening. Continue reading

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Waka: Nikkei Take Away Takes Off in the City

Waka is a newly opened eatery located near Monument specialising in Nikkei cuisine that’s ready for take away and offered at super competitive price points. Continue reading

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A Perfect Gin and Tonic at Brasserie Blanc

Demi Perera attended the Festival of Flavour at the Fulham Reach branch of Brasserie Blanc last week to celebrate its new autumn menu. Continue reading

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Hot Pot Restaurant on Wardour Street

A fun and spicy time was had during a recent dinner at Hot Pot on Wardour Street. Continue reading

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National Curry Week at Darbaar

National Curry Week is on from 9 to 15 October and among the restaurants celebrating it in London is Darbaar, with Chef Abdul Yaseen creating a range of limited run curry dishes especially for the occasion. Continue reading

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Mister Lasagna Opens Across from Victoria Station

Mister Lasagna has launched its fourth outlet, conveniently across the street from Victoria Station. Continue reading

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The Greek Larder + London Greek Wine Festival

Returning to London for its third consecutive year is the London Greek Wine Festival. Organised by Theodore Kyriakou and the team behind The Greek Larder Restaurant, the celebration will run 13 and 14 October at West Handyside Canopy near King’s Cross Station and maybe a minute’s walk from The Greek Larder. Continue reading

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Yodel for Valais | Index

I hope you had fun too reading about my trip to Valais and that my tales may help you plan your own Alpine adventures. Continue reading

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Miss P’s, BBQ in East Croydon

Deep South BBQ and more in far South London? Miss P’s in Croydon brings it. Continue reading

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Yodel for Valais | Alpine Eats!

Before wrapping up my series about all the fun I had in the Valais, I thought I should take a moment to talk about how well I ate and drank while there. Here’s a taste of the best bites and sips from trip. 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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Courtesan: Bigger, Better, Later.

When you live in a city as diverse as London you soon learn that there is a list of pulsating, uber cool, queues out of the door, “you’re not on the list” venues that simmer just below the surface. They give this city its edge. BUT you have to be in the know. 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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Happy Birthday Bubbledogs!

It was champagne and hot dogs at dusk on Monday 4th September to celebrate the 5th birthday of Bubbledogs – the brainchild of Sandia Chang and James Knappett. They, of Michelin star restaurant “Kitchen Table” fame, threw a mother of a party at Borough Market with the return of The Hot Dog Challenge 2017. 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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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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Trieste: Cafes and Buffets | #FVGFlavour

My Flavours of Friuli Venezia Giulia tour wrapped up in the stunning and dignified little port city of Trieste – where fantastic regional flavours flourish with flair. For a city of only around 200,000 residents, Trieste has an impressive number … 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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Friuli Veneza Giulia Food and Drink Producers | #FVGFlavour

With its unique mix of cultures, varied topography, rich soil and access to both the fresh water of the Alps and the bounty of the Adriatic Sea, Fruili Venezia Giulia is home to exceptional food and drink. Continue reading

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Trattoria da Ivana & Secondo | #FVGFlavour

One of the more delectable moments of my visit to Friuli Veneza Giulia (not to mention one of the best meals I’ve had this year) was my lunch at Trattoria da Ivana & Secondo. Continue reading

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On the #RutteRoute in Dordrecht

The opportunity to stroll about and get a sense of the tiny island town that Rutte has called home since the 19th century was a lot of fun and worth the trip in and of itself. Continue reading

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On the #RutteRoute in Rotterdam

First stop on my journey to the Rutte & Sons Distillery in Dordrecht was Rotterdam, where a phenomenally crafted meal was followed by a top secret nightcap and a solid sleep in a historic setting. 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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The London Pop-Up Guide

Here’s the lowdown on some of the best pop-up dining experiences starting this month. 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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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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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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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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Southern Comfort: Exploring the Atlanta Food Scene (Going Places)

Part of the reason Atlanta is such a stand-out city is its sizzling hot food scene. If you’re in town, you know you’re going to leave with a heaping portion of southern hospitality topped with a healthy slathering of southern flavor. Continue reading

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