#FoodandDrink| Bright Courtyard Club Restaurant

Situated in the landmark building on London’s Baker St, Bright Courtyard club Restaurant and Lounge is a nice fashionable yet discreet venue which is within walking distance from the popular Mayfair area and Marylebone High Street.

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#FoodandDrink| Rum vs Rhum: The Battle of the Bottles

“I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum”

 William Cowper, English Poet

In the 14th Century, famous explorer Marco Polo wrote of tasting ‘a very good wine of sugar’.

Since then, rhum (and rum) has evolved to become one of the most popular liquors on the shelf. With the correct spelling causing cup-full’s of confusion, we have investigated the difference between Rhum and Rum to save your boozy blushes.

Today the spirit falls definitively into two categories: Demerara Rum and Rhum Agricole.

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#FoodandDrink| Heartsease Farm Drinks

Now the sun has finally reared its beautiful head in London Town, it is the time where I tend to eat less and drink more. However, as much as it’s best to guzzle down water when the temperature rises.  There are times when I just want something sparkling and full of flavour. So you can imagine my excitement then when I was sent a crate of bottled drinks from Heartease Farm to review.

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#FoodandDrink | Rocket

I’ve honestly become a major foodie of late and this hasn’t been beneficial to my hips or my tummy yet you know the saying ‘You only live once’. So accepting an offer to eat at Rocket in The City (Dean Street to be precise) wasn’t rocket science. (no pun intended)

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#FoodandDrink| Luxford Bar

Living locally to Old Kent Road meant that I kept walking and driving past the Luxford Bar, however the opportunity never came round for me to venture inside. However, a number of weeks ago I met up with a girlfriend and decided to pop inside and establish whether the highly anticipated wait was worth it.

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#FashionInspired|Pop-up Vogue Café To Open at Westfield London

A pop-up Vogue Café will open at Westfield London next month, it was announced today. Celebrating 100 years of British Vogue, the pop-up will be the first of its kind in London and the first venture with involvement from Condé Nast International Restaurants in Western Europe. “2016 is an exceptional year for British Vogue, and continuing the centenary celebrations the Vogue Café will be a perfect stop-off for shoppers in The Village at Westfield,” commented Alexandra Shulman, Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue. Open for three months this summer from June 27 to September 25, the Vogue Café pop-up will ‘takeover’ L’Orchidee, at the heart of Westfield White City’s luxury offering The Village. Redesigning the space with a Vogue Café aesthetic, the venue will also showcase a selection of British Vogue covers from the last century.

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#FoodandDrink| Del’Aziz Bermondsey

You may not know it but Bermondsey is becoming quite a snazzy area for hip eateries. Having driven both through this area (I worked in Rotherhithe) and having driven past this area on many occasions, my eye had caught a glimpse of an eatery tucked away on the corner of Bermondsey Square. However, I had never followed my gut instinct to park up my car and find out just what had kept grabbing my attention.

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#FoodandDrink| Loving Hut

There was a time when you wouldn’t be hard pressed to find individuals who wholeheartedly believed that vegetarians lived on nut roast and fruit. I’ll be completely honest and say that I was one of those people as I couldn’t imagine meal times being at all interesting for those who dedicated themselves to a meat free lifestyle. However, over time and having conducted more research into the alternatives that can be implemented into your diet in order to give your body the proteins and nutrients it needs; I am becoming more schooled in the idea that veganism is a way of life for many that works and has produces extensive health benefits.

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